Spinal cord injuries are considered severe and often can have long-term effects. Damage to the spinal cord could lead to the inability to work or it could be hard to maintain employment with certain physical requirements. A variety of your daily activities could be impaired, making your life more difficult.
If you or a loved one has suffered a spinal cord injury because of someone else's negligence, a personal injury attorney could help you get the compensation you deserve. The at-fault party could be forced to pay for medical bills, lost wages and your mental and physical anguish. Take control of your situation and speak to a personal injury attorney.
Personal injury claims that result from complex neurological disorders can be complicated. It is important you have legal counsel from a personal injury attorney experienced with these conditions. Contact an Atlanta spinal cord injury attorney at The Balams Firm.
ReShea Balams will work to get you the best possible compensation in your case. If the responsible party or insurance company does not agree to a satisfactory amount, she will take them to court. Call (404) 445-2005 to schedule a free case consultation.
The Balams Firm represents clients throughout the Atlanta area, including Sandy Springs, Roswell, Johns Creek, College Park, Norcross, Duluth, Smyrna, , Milton, Decatur, Brookhaven, Lawrenceville, Alpharetta, Dunwoody and anywhere in Fulton, Gwinnett, Clayton, DeKalb or Cobb Counties.
Spinal cord injuries can happen in a variety of scenarios and the results can vary. In some instances the injuries could be minor, but in more severe cases, the victims may face years of recovery. The injuries often can result in complete inability to function. Some scenarios that could lead to spinal cord injuries include:
Other spinal cord injuries could result from tumors or electric shock. Also, accidents where there is a loss of oxygen, such as underwater accidents or surgical mishaps, could cause spinal cord injuries.
The term "spinal cord damage" is broad and can refer to a variety of actual injuries. The spine is complex and can be harmed in several different ways. The symptoms of the injuries and the appropriate treatments vary depending on the type and severity of the damage. Some of the most common forms of back and spinal injuries in Georgia include:
The costs for medical treatments continue to rise each year, and spinal cord injuries are no exception. These costs should be considered when seeking compensation for your injuries. Nerve, muscle and bone damage can require a range of treatments for a full recovery, including:
Spinal cord injuries are considered serious, and the treatments are expensive. Because of the extensive amount of care needed to reach a full recovery, seeking damages is an essential factor in determining the injured party’s future quality of life. You should not have to pay for another's person negligence.
If you have suffered a spinal cord injury, you should contact a personal injury attorney immediately. In Georgia, a victim is allowed two years to seek damages in personal injury cases. The statute of limitations restricts people from filing claims after that two-year mark which begins the date of the accident.
ReShea Balams will work to seek a settlement with the appropriate at-fault party. She will file a claim on your behalf with the negligent party or the negligent party’s insurance provider to hold the at-fault party fully accountable for the full extent of your injuries, damages and losses. If your claim is denied or disputed by the negligent party, your attorney will pursue a negligence lawsuit for your injuries.
Atlanta spinal cord injury lawyer ReShea Balams is passionate about getting clients the help and compensation they deserve. You should not be held responsible for medical bills or other monetary issues after an accident caused by another person's negligence. Call (404) 445-2005 to schedule a free case evaluation.