Philadelphia Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

Philadelphia Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

Our Philadelphia spinal cord injury lawyer represents clients who sustained spinal cord injuries due to traffic and other accidents, defective products, and medical malpractice.

Types of Spinal Cord Damage Injuries

  • paralysis (including quadriplegia and paraplegia)
  • circulatory and respiratory complications
  • blood clots
  • bowel and bladder control problems
  • sexual impotency and infertility
  • lung problems and other breathing- related complications
  • nerve, muscle, and joint pain
  • vulnerability to bed sores and other skin infections

Types of Accidents from Spinal Cord Injury Accidents

Accidents are among the most frequent cause of spinal cord injuries. Accidents causal of spinal cord damage in cases handled by a Philadelphia spinal cord injury lawyer may include:

Spinal Cord Injury Caused by Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice can result in a patient’s spinal cord damage. Instances of medical malpractice that may cause spinal cord injuries include, but are not limited to:

  • negligent spinal block and epidural administration
  • negligent failure to diagnose or treat epidural abscess
  • negligent manipulation of patient’s body during pre-operative procedure
  • negligent failure to diagnose or treat tumor or stroke
  • negligent failure to diagnose or treat vertebral fracture or spinal cord infection
  • negligence during labor and delivery (childbirth)

Spinal Cord Injury Caused by Defective Products

Many dangerous and defective products can result in spinal cord damage to victims who use or are exposed to the products. Defective products that may cause spinal cord injuries include, but are not limited to:

  • defective ladders and other defective household products that can result in falls and resulting spinal cord damage
  • defective scaffolding, ladders, aerial lifts, cranes, guardrails, harnesses, and other construction and work site equipment that can cause workers’ falls and resultant spinal injury
  • defective work or construction vehicles causal of accidents resulting in spinal damages
  • defective cars, motorcycles, and trucks whose defects are a cause of traffic accidents resulting in spinal injury
  • defective vehicle safety equipment causal of enhanced accident injuries
  • defective medical devices that can result in patients’ spinal cord damage (e.g. Medtronic Infuse bone graft systems)

Recoverable Damages in Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuits

Victims of spinal cord injuries caused by accidents, medical malpractice, or defective products may be entitled to compensation for:

  • medical expenses, including hospitalization and surgery costs
  • therapy and rehabilitation costs
  • home and vehicle renovation costs
  • in-home care / assistance
  • lost wages and earning capacity
  • pain and suffering

Looking at the Facts of a Spinal Cord Injury and Speaking With an Attorney

Spinal cord injuries can affect you in a life-altering manner. Speaking to a spinal cord injury lawyer and laying out all the details can lead to filing a claim to receive compensation if you were involved in a serious accident.

Contact one of our experienced attorneys or fill out one of our forms and tell us about the details of your case. Our consultations are free and completely confidential.