Getting Legal Help After a Spinal Cord Injury


A Quick Summary

Spinal cord injuries can be devastating and can have a lifetime impact on you and your family. Consider the following:

  • Medical mistakes can cause permanent spinal cord injuries as well as automobile accidents and workplace injuries.
  • The medical care costs associated with caring for a loved one with a spinal cord injury is significant.
  • Attorneys can help your family receive compensation to compensate for the loss of function and life’s pleasures as well as cover ongoing medical expenses.

How Spinal Cord Injury Cases Differ from Kinds Cases of Malpractice

A spinal cord injury is one of the most serious injuries a patient can experience. Spinal cord injuries can occur due to medical malpractice, workplace accidents, falls, or as the result of a car accident. When an individual’s spinal cord is damaged, it often affects their motor abilities and quality of life. Spinal cord injuries can affect several systems across the body, as the nerves connecting to the spinal cord are responsible for several bodily functions. An injury to the spinal cord can cause a tingling sensation, reduced control of the limbs, loss of bowel/bladder function and loss of feeling in certain areas of the body. These injuries often require future medical care and medical costs.

How Can I Prove My Spinal Cord Injury Was Due to Malpractice?

An experienced attorney must thoroughly investigate the circumstances of your case in order to determine if you have a meritorious spinal cord injury claim. This often involves obtaining your medical records and having medical experts evaluate you, as well as your medical records. Whether the injury was the result of a car accident, workplace injury, or medical malpractice, your case should be handled by an attorney with an expertise in spinal cord injury to ensure that the circumstances are thoroughly investigated and to increase the likelihood of a successful result.

How Long Do I Have to File a Spinal Cord Injury Claim?

Spinal cord injury claims in Pennsylvania have a statute of limitations of two years unless the injured party is a minor. A plaintiffs must file their spinal cord injury within this time window in order to have a viable case. Time is of the essence when it comes to spinal cord injuries. Therefore, we advise that you contact an attorney at VSCP LAW as soon as possible.

Why Should I Work With VSCP LAW?

VSCP LAW attorneys have tremendous experience litigating spinal cord injury claims that have resulted in record-setting settlements and verdicts on behalf of individuals like you. Our widely-recognized reputation is the result of decades of experience. If you’ve suffered a spinal cord injury, speak to an attorney that specializes in spinal cord injuries as soon as possible. VSCP LAW is available to help.

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