Spinal cord injuries are perhaps the most difficult and worrisome of all injuries. Treatments for injuries to the spine are limited and often very costly, and the effects can include lifelong pain and even paralysis. The long-term costs of significant spinal injuries in terms of money and emotional trauma can be staggering. At Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban, we understand, and we put our knowledge and experience to work for you.
You do have options. If you’ve suffered a spinal injury due to a fall or accident caused by someone else's negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. Call one of the experienced North Carolina, South Carolina & Virginia spinal injury lawyers at Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban to learn your rights and options.
The spinal column is made up of vertebrae, bones that surround and protect the spinal cord, which controls the body’s ability to move and feel. Some common causes of spinal injuries include:
Spinal injuries are serious and can have long-lasting effects if left untreated. If the spinal cord itself is injured, you may experience difficulty walking or staying balanced, muscle weakness or incontinence. For most patients, however, the biggest telltale sign is pain in the back, neck or head. The pain could indicate a hernia, often referred to as a "slipped disc." If the pain radiates down the back and through your leg, you could be experiencing sciatica. Without proper medical treatment, the pain could become permanent.
Even if you’re unsure whether someone else is responsible for your injury, you may be entitled to damages. Another person or organization may very well be liable for your injury through negligence, product defects or by allowing unsafe workplace conditions to exist. Our legal team thoroughly investigates every incident to determine whether your injury was caused by a liable party. We work with police and medical professionals to create a strategy designed to obtain the maximum amount of compensation possible for you.
If you are struggling with the costs of rehabilitation, insurance and lost work from a spinal injury, the experienced attorneys at Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban will review your case to determine if you qualify for compensation for your medical and emotional expenses. From anywhere in North Carolina, South Carolina or Virginia, call (888) 351-1038 today or contact us online to schedule a free consultation.
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