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SPINAL CORD INJURY ATTORNEY
Traumatic spinal cord injuries cause severe damage that can alter your entire life. If you have been in a car accident, motorcycle accident, truck accident, or slip and fall, injuries to the spine can do permanent damage. These types of injuries will cause not only pain and suffering that comes from the decreased quality of life but also financial burdens brought about by medical expenses and the loss of income.
If you were involved in an accident in Texas that resulted in a spinal cord injury, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical costs, lost wages, and overall pain and suffering. The law firm of Giunta Law specialize in personal injury cases such as yours. You need an experienced attorney immediately! Frank Giunta is a Board Certified trial lawyer ready to fight for you. Give us a call right away at 800-515-7200. We will not stop until we win your case!
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Approximately 291,000 individuals in the U.S. are living with Spinal Cord Injuries. The spinal cord with the brain comprises a key part of the body’s central nervous system. The central nervous system governs the body’s activities via nerve tissue, sending messages throughout the body. If you or a loved one has experienced a spinal cord injury due to the negligence of another person, now is the time contact the experts at Giunta Law. Call us at 800-515-7200.
Many spinal cord injuries lead to paralysis. The medical expenses necessary to deal with such extensive damage can have startling repercussions on one’s finances. Recent research shows that people who fall victim to severe spinal cord injuries end up paying an average of more than $1 million during their first year of medical care, followed by close to $200,000 in medical expenses each subsequent year. These figures are far beyond the normal budgets of most people. They could have a lasting financial impact that most will never fully recover from.
That’s why it is vital you contact Giunta Law immediately. Frank Giunta is a spinal cord injury lawyer you can trust to guide you through the process of seeking justice for the harm inflicted on you or your loved one.
Common symptoms of a spinal cord injury may include:
- Paralysis of the limbs
- Phantom sensations of hot, cold, or tingling or lack of these sensations
- Numbness and weakness in the limbs
- Problems with bowel and bladder control
- Issues with coordination and motor function
- Severe pressure and/or pain in the back or neck
- Issues with breathing, coughing or clearing the lungs
- Spasms or exaggerated reflex activities
- Problems maintaining balance and walking
SPINAL CORD INJURY DIAGNOSES
To diagnose a spinal cord injury, a doctor may call for a series of tests to be done. These tests can include x-rays to determine if there are issues with the vertebra alignment or position. MRI’s are also used to see if there are any issues like blood clots or herniated discs that could be causing pressure and damage to the spinal cord.
TREATMENT OF A SPINAL CORD INJURY
Unfortunately, there is no way currently to reverse the damage done to the spinal cord. Doctors are still working on understanding the complex nature of the spinal cord and how to repair it. When you suffer an injury to the spinal cord, it is very likely that you have suffered permanent damage. Doctors may prescribe medication and physical therapy to help manage symptoms.
If you have had a spinal cord injury leading to paralysis, you will need extensive medical treatment. You will need to relearn many of your day-to-day activities. You may need to modify your motor vehicle, home and workplace. Spinal cord injury sufferers experience a number of health problems such as chronic pain and a decreased resistance to respiratory complications. Other complications include problems with the bladder and bowels, the inability to regulate blood pressure, and a reduced ability to regulate body temperature. Spinal cord injury victims may experience a shorter lifespan and need a lifetime of specialized medical care.
Giunta Law Handles Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries And We Get Results
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury to the spine as a result of an accident, then do not hesitate to contact Attorney Frank Giunta at Giunta Law concerning your possible case. Frank Giunta is board certified and has years of experience when it comes to handling claims involving personal injuries. We understand the pain and financial pressure these kinds of injuries can place on a family. Those who inflicted injury upon you or your loved one should be held accountable for their actions but it is up to you to call us. Do so today; we’re ready to help! Call 800-515-7200. We take care of the legal actions while you take it easy and heal.