Any injury to the spine is a very serious matter, requiring immediate and ongoing medical attention. A spinal cord injury often results in permanent, big changes to a person’s life. Whenever a person suffers any injury to the back, neck, or pelvic region, it is super important to seek emergency medical attention. Very recent research states that treatment administered during the first 8-24 hours after a spinal injury may significantly improve the victim’s long-term health.
Once the accident victim is receiving proper care, it may be time to consult with a spine injury lawyer in New York State, to learn about the rights of the victim and the victim’s family.
Some Effects of Spinal Cord Injuries
Even with advancements in emergency care, which have made it available to reduce the long-term health from a spine injury, all significant injuries to the spinal cord still have lasting effects. Including the following:
- Respiratory difficulties (More related to neck injuries)
- Chronic pain, tingling or numbness
- Reduced motor skills or paralysis
- Impaired functioning of the bladder or other vital organs
What We Can Do To Help
You nor the person who has suffered a spinal cord injury should need to spend precious energy battling with insurance companies over appropriate compensation for the injury. Since this injury can permanently change a person’s life, figuring out the appropriate damages is can be very difficult, which is why you need the advice of an experienced spine injury attorney. Call us today for a free consultation. We look forward to helping you through the process.