Oceanside Spinal Cord Injury Attorney

More than 12,000 people suffer a spinal cord injury each year in the United States. The cause is generally trauma, a sudden blow or impact to the spine that fractures or dislocates vertebrae. A spinal cord injury completely changes the life of the victim and those who are close to him or her. If you or a loved one has suffered a spinal cord injury due to the criminal action or negligence of someone else you are legally entitled to compensation for your medical expenses and other expenses that occur as a result of the injury. A knowledgeable Oceanside spinal cord injury attorney from the Liljegren Law Group will guide you with compassion and understanding through the compensation seeking process and will be best qualified to get you an adequate amount of compensation. Call the Liljegren Law Group today at 760-613-9906 for a free legal consultation. Our office is conveniently located in North San Diego County and our attorneys have years of experience and success working with clients with spinal cord injuries. We will aggressively pursue the maximum compensation available for you spinal cord injury.

Injury to the spinal cord, which consists of a bundle of nerves that runs from the base of the brain and down the back, can result in loss of sensation and movement, including paralysis of all four limbs, or quadriplegia, and paralysis of the lower half of the body, paraplegia. Other health problems include bladder and bowel complications, inability to regulate blood pressure, reduced control of body temperature, chronic pain and increased susceptibility to respiratory disease.  

The largest number of spinal cord injuries occur in auto accidents, which account for approximately 47 percent of all spinal cord injuries. Most spinal cord injury victims are men, nearly 80 percent, and generally are younger, with an average age of about 37. Major causes of spinal cord injuries include:

  1. Work injuries
  2. Falls
  3. Acts of violience
  4. Sports injuries
  5. Bicycle accidents
  6. Boating accidents
  7. Motorcycle accidents
  8. Truck accidents
  9. Pedestrian accidents

If you or a loved one has suffered a spinal cord injury because of someone else’s neglect, an experienced spinal cord injury attorney with the Liljegren Law Group can help you receive financial compensation to cover the sometimes overwhelming expenses involved. Many expenses occur while caring for a person with a spinal cord injury; some of which you may not even realize at first. Some expenses you may be financially compensated for include:

  1. Hospitalization
  2. Medical care throughout the person’s life
  3. Home caregivers
  4. Rehabilitation
  5. Counseling
  6. Psychiatric care
  7. Lost wages
  8. Expenses not covered by existing health insurance
  9. Funeral expenses

Contact an Oceanside spinal cord injury attorney at the Liljegren Law Group to help you get compensation for these expenses and others related to your injury. The attorneys at the Liljegren Law Group have years of expertise and experience in pursuing spinal cord injury claims. Call us today at 760-613-9906.

When representing spinal injury victims, the attorneys at the Liljegren Law Group are prepared to evaluate your long term medical needs and are able to place a value upon them by hiring and working with specialists in the field of life care planning. Our attorneys are aware that spinal cord injury victims face a lifetime of health related problems and will work with you to make certain that in formulating a plan for compensation, current and future medical expenses are properly evaluated and included in any settlement demand or jury request. Our attorneys will seek the compensation you or your family member may require to pay for a lifetime of medical needs and living expenses. For a free consultation with an Oceanside spinal cord injury lawyer at the Liljegren Law Group, call us today at 760-613-9906. Our office is conveniently located in North San Diego County.