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About Paraplegia

Paraplegia is a type of paralysis in which the motor or sensory functions of the lower extremities are severely impaired. The condition is most often caused by injury to the spinal cord, in which the thoracic, sacral, or lumbar region is damaged. When the spinal cord is damaged, communication from the brain to all muscles and organs controlled by the impacted region cease. The injury can lead to loss of bowel and bladder control, loss of sexual function, sensory loss, loss of motor function, pressure sores, pneumonia, thrombosis, and increased risk of suffering from infection or pulmonary embolism.

Although paralysis can result from a variety of situations, paraplegia is often caused by:

Impact Upon Victims

When a person is inflicted with an injury serious enough to cause paraplegia, there is typically a need for immediate and extensive medical treatments, such as surgery, physical therapy, occupational therapy, pain medication, and counseling. Victims may be bedridden for months before they are able to begin adjusting to their new way of life, and they often struggle to make ends meet because of the burden of medical bills and missed wages.

Recovering Damages with an Injury Attorney

In many cases, these injuries are the direct result of another person's negligent or reckless actions, and if this is your situation, you may be entitled to a generous settlement to help compensate for your losses and suffering. Our team is committed to providing victims of negligence with the aggressive legal advocacy needed to achieve fair compensation through a personal injury claim or lawsuit.

Our firm understands that this is a very difficult and traumatic time for you and your loved ones, and you can be confident that we will represent you with nothing less than excellence and do everything we can to make this process as simple and stress-free as possible. You do not have to shoulder the burden of unending medical expenses and the loss of work alone; call our team today to retain the effective representation necessary to pursue the compensation your family deserves.

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