According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, there are approximately 17,000 new spinal cord injuries every year. The leading cause of spinal cord injury is from vehicle crashes, followed by falls and then acts of violence (gunshot wounds). These injuries have a profound effect on an individual's quality of life, preventing them from participating in various activities and, at times from being able to care for themselves as well as affecting their ability to work.
Individuals who suffer from spinal cord injuries can also experience the following health issues:
The road to recovery can be long and tough, but you do not have to face it alone. Matzus Law has extensive experience advocating for victims with spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries. We have a proven track record recovering substantial sums for our clients and helping them move forward with financial peace of mind.
After a spinal cord injury, life is often never the same. Few victims are able to make a complete recovery, and many often suffer from permanent disabilities. Living with a spinal cord injury can be costly, financially and emotionally. Our law firm understands the full spectrum of a spinal cord injury victim’s lifelong medical and support care needs and works with experienced medical experts to determine the extent of their spinal cord damages and seek full compensation for all of their anticipated medical needs.
Spinal cord injury compensation can include:
If your injuries were caused by the careless or negligent actions of another person, contact a Pittsburgh spinal cord injury lawyer at our law firm today. We offer free, no-obligation consultations to help you better understand your claim and learn your rights.
To discuss your case, schedule a free case review online or by calling (888) 353-7088.
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