Paralysis And Serious Spinal Cord Injuries: Get Legal Advice
Suffering a spinal cord injury in a car accident is a life-altering event, not only for the injured, but also for their entire family. Suddenly you are faced with enormous medical bills and the need for assistive care that you were not prepared for emotionally or financially.
At Mark L. Karno & Associates, LLC, our Chicago personal injury attorneys are committed to helping catastrophic injury victims and their families. We can take the stress out of your legal case so you can focus on your recovery.
Effects Of A Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal cord injuries have wide-ranging effects that depend on the location of the injury. An injured person may suffer any of the following:
- Loss of movement
- Loss of sensation
- Loss of bowel or bladder control
- Changes in sexual function
- Exaggerated reflex actions or spasms
- Paraplegia affecting both legs
- Quadriplegia affecting all four limbs
Because of the severity of spinal cord injuries, the injured person often requires extended medical care. Long hospital stays and rehabilitative therapy are common. You may need special medical equipment, modified vehicles and home renovations to accommodate your day-to-day living.
Damages For Spinal Cord Injury
Our injury attorneys understand that your legal case is about more than getting compensation from insurance companies to pay your medical expenses. It is also about holding the at-fault parties responsible for this devastating accident that has changed your life forever.
You may be able to recover damages for:
- Medical expenses
- Necessary medical equipment
- Physical rehabilitative therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Vehicle modification
- Home renovations
- Pain and suffering
Contact Us | Get Your Questions Answered
Have you or a loved one suffered a spinal cord injury because of someone else’s negligence? Contact the law firm of Mark L. Karno & Associates, LLC today to speak with an experienced spinal cord injury lawyer in a free initial consultation. And we work on a contingency fee basis, which means we do not charge any legal fees until your case has been completed.
We have convenient office locations in Chicago, and we represent accident victims throughout the Chicago area. If you can’t come to us, our personal injury lawyers can come to you. Se habla espanol.