Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal Cord Injuries

A severe spinal cord injury can be a devastating event for you and your loved ones. A spinal cord injury, or SCI, refers to damage to cells of the spinal cord or a severing of the delicate nerves that carry messages to and from the brain.

There are many different types of injuries which can be categorized as SCI, ranging from mild to debilitating. The spinal cord may endure bruising, compression due to pressure, tearing of the nerve fibers, and other types of damage.

Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries

The majority of spinal cord injuries are caused by severe trauma such as a sudden blow to the spine which fractures or dislocates vertebrae. Often, this trauma results from:

In many instances, these injuries are caused by the negligent actions of another.

Spinal Cord Injury Symptoms

The symptoms of a severe SCI can be life-altering and may include:

  • Paralysis
  • Loss of sensation or reflexes
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Loss of bowel and bladder control
  • Loss of breathing ability

Long term medical and personal care is often required after a Spinal Cord Injury.

Experienced Spinal Cord Injury Representation

A serious spinal cord injury can leave you and your loved ones feeling helpless. The prohibitive medical care costs related to these catastrophic injuries  can be extremely overwhelming, even for affluent victims. For victims with more modest incomes, a spinal cord injury can be financially crippling for the entire family.

Contact Shore Dombrowski Law Firm, PC to protect you and your family. If your loved one is suffering from quadriplegia, paraplegia, or any other condition caused by a spinal cord injury, Shore Dombrowski Law Firm, PC will fight to get you the financial means you need.

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