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Severe Injuries From Car Accidents San Antonio
Severe Injury and Amputations
Most severe injuries which include amputations have a long-lasting financial and medical impact. If that injury was the result of someone else’s negligence, you deserve financial restitution to help cover the costs of lost wages, doctor bills, prescription medications, and more. In some cases, you can even be awarded punitive damages to compensate for your pain and suffering.
The most common cause of severe injuries are auto accidents. However, virtually any severe injury you have suffered due to someone else’s negligence is a potential case. If your injury was the result of another’s actions whether those actions were intentional or accidental you have the right to seek restitution from that party.
The most common types of severe injury are:
Broken Bones and amputations
The symptoms of these injuries present themselves in a variety of unpredictable ways. Additionally, nervous system injuries (back, brain, and neck injuries) may not manifest symptoms until weeks, months, or even years after the accident.
Not all doctors are able to properly diagnose such injuries. That’s why it is important to find a doctor who doesn’t work for your insurance company. First and foremost your insurance company is a business. Their overall goal is to make a profit. Investing time and money into properly diagnosing and treating your severe injury is not something they may be able, or even willing, to do.
Paralysis & Brain Injuries
Spinal injuries and brain injuries can drastically alter the lives of injury victims as well as their families. A permanent catastrophic injury changes the dynamic of the family and typically causes considerable financial hardship. If you do not seek the maximum compensation you are allowed, your family could have a very difficult time in the years ahead.
At our Law Firm, we work to ensure our clients receive full and fair compensation for medical bills, long-term care, lost income, medical equipment, medications, modifications to homes and vehicles, and pain and suffering. Catastrophic injuries require extra treatment that may last for the life of the injury victim. We employ medical and financial experts to help calculate the present and future costs you will face. Then we pursue your claim with the insurance companies, going to trial when necessary. To schedule a free consultation with our car accident lawyer, please call us today.
The Need for Compensation for Spinal and Brain Injuries
Spinal cord injuries that result in paralysis, paraplegia, quadriplegia, or hemiplegia will permanently change the lives of the injury victims and their families. People who suffer these injuries need lifelong treatment from specialists as well as daily care from family members or nurses. Depending on the severity of the injury, they may be unable to feed, bathe or dress. Many will not be able to return to work.
Brain injury victims may also need specialized care and compensation for lost income. The type of brain injury they suffer dictates the medical treatment they need. Mild brain injuries may cause personality and mood changes while leaving most mental and physical abilities intact. Moderate brain injuries can cause more serious cognitive and physical damage as well as persistent headaches and mood disorders. A severe brain injury can result in loss of speech, vision, cognitive ability, and motor function. In the worst cases, severe brain injuries may result in coma or death.
It is critical that family members receive the emotional and financial support they need after a loved one suffers a severe injury. Our goal is to make that happen.
A back injury can happen to anyone. You could be in a car accident, fall, or otherwise injured due to someone else’s negligence.
But then, immediately or sometimes weeks or months later, you start to have pain in your back. Perhaps shooting sensations start to run up and down your legs. You may even begin to have trouble moving or twisting your back and you’re not sure why.
It’s quite possible that the reason for your prolonged pain and continued symptoms is that back injuries can involve damage to the spinal cord. Trauma to the back can agitate the spongy material between vertebrae. Over time this material weakens and the vertebrae begin to rub together. The result is damage to the nervous system that begins to manifest itself in a variety of neurological problems.
The most common symptoms of back injury are radiating pain and limited back movement. Some other symptoms include tingling in the extremities, pain in the arms and legs, and blurred vision.
The most common causes of back injury are:
Pre-existing medical conditions that are improperly diagnosed or aggravated
Slip and Falls
If you’ve been injured through no fault of your own and have subsequently developed back pain, please contact our injury attorney for a FREE CONSULTATION today. We will help properly determine the responsible party for your back injury and help you obtain a fair settlement from your insurance company. Even if your pain appears after you’ve already settled your claim.
If you have any questions regarding our services, call us to speak with a dedicated attorney.
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