Spinal Injuries

Spinal cord injuries are extremely painful and result in physical impairment and serious disabilities.

The spinal cord has three sections: cervical, thoracic and the lumbar spine. The most serious spinal cord injuries occur when the higher sections of the spinal cord are damaged and cause body paralysis, incontinence and loss of sensation.

More than 10,000 people in Australia have spinal cord injuries, the main causes being road trauma, falls and water related accidents.

Any spinal cord injury can have serious consequences, and change the lives of their victims and the victim’s family.

Every spinal cord injury victim, and their loved ones, will have to adapt to a new and different way of life.

A spinal cord injury lawyer can help victims and their families receive financial compensation to cope with the myriad of long-term health effects and treatments necessary, such as – medical care, physical therapy, mental health concerns, and a wheelchair and remodelling of your home.

Cases involving spinal cord injuries require substantial monetary compensation with the lifetime cost of quadriplegia being estimated at $9.5 million.

In order to obtain maximum compensation for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Evaluation of pain and suffering
  • Lost wages and future earnings
  • And the impact the spinal cord injury has on relationships . . .

. . . Please contact us for your free initial consultation.

Early action is essential for proper and thorough pursuit of your claims.