Can I be compensated for a spinal cord injury?

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It’s an unfortunate fact that a spinal cord injury victim may not fully recovery, but a Georgia spinal cord injury attorney from Andrew R. Lynch, P.C. can help them get justice. Though we can’t turn the clock back and reverse life’s events, we can help you receive a substantial settlement. Such a settlement can not only pay your medical bills, but make you “whole again” which is a legal term that basically means make up for your physical and other damages. In truth, no amount of money can justify a permanent spinal cord injury. However, obtaining a significant compensation with the help of our Georgia spinal cord injury attorney can increase the victim’s quality of life in the following ways:

 

  •         Make it possible to modify a house for wheelchair access.
  •         Pay for future medical treatment including surgeries.
  •         Pay for physical therapy and occupational therapy.
  •         Replace income lost while unable to work.
  •         Replace future income if unable to return to the same job or to a job that pays the same amount of income.
  •         Pay for medications.
  •         Pay for home healthcare aides, if needed.
  •         Pay for medical devices such as wheelchairs, shower bench, etc.

Pain and Suffering

Those who sustain a spinal cord injury have most likely experienced pain and suffering. In the eyes of the judicial system, these are recognized damages and are deserving of compensation. With the assistance of your Georgia spinal cord injury attorney, you may be eligible for pain and suffering compensation.

Getting Justice with the Help of Our Georgia Spinal Cord Injury Attorney

The United States judicial system offers victims justice in the form of financial compensation. This may not be as emotionally satisfying as receiving a heartfelt apology from the responsible party. A settlement certainly does not justify sustaining a catastrophic injury, which spinal cord injuries often are. However, a large settlement can send the message to the responsible person that their behavior has ramifications, and that they will be held responsible for their actions. Talk to our Georgia spinal cord injury attorney to find out how much of a settlement you may be entitled to receive from the responsible party. We offer a free consultation to spinal injury victims. If you are unable to come to our office, we can arrange a phone call consultation for you with our Georgia spinal cord injury attorney.

 

Medical Care for Spinal Cord Injuries

Even basic medical care for minor injuries or preventative medicine can be costly. A spinal cord injury is one of the most serious types of medical conditions that someone can sustain, and the associated medical costs are astronomically high. Though you may have insurance, it is probably not going to be enough. There may also be costly deductions. In addition, you may not be able to return to work and earn your regular salary. Depending on the treatment you require, you may be out of work indefinitely, or permanently. These are all cost considerations that your Georgia spinal cord injury attorney from Andrew R. Lynch, P.C. will factor into the settlement negotiations—call us today to request a free consultation.