Representing Victims of Devastating Injuries
Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer Oklahoma City
Every year more than 11,000 people in the U.S. will suffer a spinal cord injury, according to the National Spinal Cord Injury Association. More than 253,000 people in the U.S. are living with a spinal cord injury. Motor vehicle crashes, acts of violence, falls and sports are the leading causes of these permanent and disabling injuries to the central nervous system.
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When the spinal cord is damaged, paralysis can result. A spinal cord injury can result in paraplegia (paralysis from the waist down) or quadriplegia (paralysis from the neck down), depending on the site of the injury.
People with spinal cord injuries require ongoing medical care and a lifetime of assistance with the tasks of daily living. They may need 24-hour nursing care, specially equipped vans, electric wheelchairs, medical equipment and modifications to make their homes handicapped accessible. The costs can be staggering.
At the Tawwater Law Firm, our attorneys are experienced in helping people with spinal cord injuries receive the full amount of financial compensation they deserve. Our clients with spinal cord injuries include:
- A workman who was repairing an elevator when it plunged five stories
- People injured in car wrecks
- Those injured diving into lakes or pools
We will hire a life care planner to determine our client's needs, and an economist to plan for meeting current and future financial needs. Then we advocate aggressively on our client's behalf.
To learn more about our work for spinal cord injury victims, including those injured at birth, please contact an attorney at the Tawwater Law Firm for a free initial consultation and case evaluation.
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