An Idaho Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer Can Help You Receive Your Deserved Compensation
Spinal cord injuries can cause an immense amount of long-term physical and emotional pain in addition to creating a financial hardship. We have helped many clients handle spinal injury lawsuits, and a spinal cord injury lawyer from Hepworth Holzer can provide clients in the Boise, ID, area with aggressive representation to secure the compensation they deserve. If you or a loved one has suffered a severe and life-altering spinal cord injury, call our office at (208) 343-7510 or contact us online today.
How Do Spinal Cord Injuries Occur?
Spinal cord injuries can occur under a variety of circumstances. The most common cause of these injuries is motor vehicle accidents. Other potential causes include:
- Slip-and-fall accidents
- Sports injuries
- Medical malpractice
- Acts of violence
Types of Spinal Cord Injuries
There are two types of spinal cord injuries: incomplete and complete. If the spinal cord completely severs, it results in loss of both mobility and sensation in all areas below the injury. With incomplete injuries, the spinal cord partially severs.
Incomplete spinal cord injuries are broken down into further categories:
- Anterior Cord Syndrome: Cuts off the primary blood supply to the spinal cord, leading to a loss of sensation and mobility.
- Central Cord Syndrome: Results in lost sensation and mobility in the hands and arms.
- Brown-Sèquard Syndrome: Occurs when either the right or left side of the spinal cord suffers trauma. It usually results in loss of sensation and mobility on the injured side and an inability to feel temperature changes and pain on the uninjured side.
Consequences of Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal cord injuries cause permanent, life-altering damage. Victims of these severe injuries may require numerous medical procedures and extensive rehabilitation. In spite of these treatments, many victims face a lifetime in a wheelchair. They may need to make modifications to their home or vehicle to accommodate new medical equipment, which only adds to the financial hardship they face, as many are unable to return to work.
Victims of spinal cord injuries may require numerous medical procedures and extensive rehabilitation.
How Our Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers Can Help
Our attorneys can help victims of spinal cord injuries collect damages from the responsible parties. We will aggressively pursue compensation for all medical expenses you face, your loss of income and reduced earning capacity, and any alterations you may have to make to your home or vehicle. Most importantly, we will ensure that you are compensated for your pain and suffering. At Hepworth Holzer, we have successfully resolved numerous spinal cord injury claims for our clients. With our legal representation, you can secure compensation to ensure all your current and future needs as well as those of your family are met.
Meet with an Attorney Today
Spinal cord injuries can cause severe and permanent damage. Call our office at (208) 343-7510 or contact Hepworth Holzer online to meet with one of our spinal cord injury attorneys. We will review your case in detail and discuss your legal options with you. We can help build a compelling case on your behalf and help you receive the compensation you require.