|Causes of Paralysis||The Effects of an Injury Causing Paralysis|
|Paralysis Caused by Medical Malpractice||Paralysis Injuries in Vehicle Accidents|
An injury that causes paralysis can be a life-altering event for the accident victim and his or her loved ones. If your loved one has been paralyzed, you may be asking how this could have happened. You may be worried about how you will take care of your loved one and pay for your loved one’s needs. You may be frightened about what the future holds. The lifetime costs of living with paralysis can be hundreds of thousands of dollars or more. You need trusted legal guidance to move forward with a paralysis claim.
Many people suffer paralysis injuries due to someone else’s carelessness or disregard for safety. If your loved one has sustained a disabling injury in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, speak with a paralysis injury lawyer at The Colleran Firm. Our compassionate attorneys understand that your family is going through a very difficult time. Some types of paralysis such as paraplegia and quadriplegia require the paralyzed person to have specialized medical care and assistance to live independently. We have the resources to fight for your family to receive full compensation that reflects the extent or your injury. The legal team at The Colleran Firm has more than a century of combined legal experience with personal injury and medical malpractice claims.
Paralysis is caused by a disruption of the nerve signal between the brain and another part of the body. Many types of serious personal injuries and preventable medical errors can cause paralysis. They include the following:
A medical error causing quadriplegia, paraplegia or any permanent paralysis can leave a patient with lifetime hardship including:
When a medical error or personal injury causes paralysis or other disabling injuries, it is important to develop a comprehensive estimate of the lifetime needs of the person who has been paralyzed and the costs of adapting to a new life. If you work with The Colleran Firm, we will consult with appropriate professionals such as doctors, life-care planners and economists to develop an estimate of full lifetime costs of the injury.
You owe it to yourself and your family to speak with a knowledgeable personal injury attorney before signing anything presented by an insurance company or waiving your right to file a lawsuit. The Colleran Firm represents individuals who have suffered paralysis injuries due to medical malpractice or the negligence of others in car crashes or other types of preventable accidents.