Texas Spinal Cord Injury Attorneys
Legal Representation After a Spine Injury
When the highly complex network of nerves that comprise the spinal cord is injured, the overall damage can be catastrophic, both physically and financially. The Waco spinal cord injury attorneys at Williams & Brown LLP understand how devastating it can be for victims and their families to recover from such a serious injury. If you or someone you care about has a spinal cord injury due to another person's negligence or wrongdoing in Texas, contact us at (888) 741-6200 to discuss your legal options. You may be entitled to receive compensation for your losses.
According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC), there are approximately 12,000 new cases of spinal cord injury in the U.S. each year.
Complete and Incomplete Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal cord damage is typically classified as complete or incomplete injuries. A complete spinal cord injury occurs when the spinal cord is severed, which causes paralysis to the rest of the body below the injury. The spinal cord sends messages from the brain to the rest of the victim's body, and therefore, when the line is cut, there is no way for information to get through. When the spinal cord is torn or bruised, but not completely cut, the damage can range from loss of muscle functions, sensations, or coordination.
Overwhelming Damages in Texas
Both types of spinal cord injuries can cause lifelong disabilities, including loss of mobility, loss of bladder or bowel control, chronic pain, or difficulty breathing. If the spinal cord is damaged around the neck region of the spine, the victim may become paraplegic or paralyzed throughout all or most of the body.
The sudden loss of independence and former way of life can also have an overwhelming emotional and psychological toll on the victim and their loved ones. With proper treatments such as therapy and medication, the victim may be able to maintain mental and emotional health, which can be afforded through financial compensation.
Determining Who is Liable for Spine Damage
Damage to the spinal cord occurs most often from a sudden, traumatic impact that dislocates, fractures, or crushes the vertebrae. Vehicle collisions, falls, violence, sports injuries, or even diseases, can inflict irreversible injuries to the spinal cord. That is why it is so important to determine who is responsible and hold them accountable for causing such serious injury. An experienced lawyer will be able to gather evidence and build a strong case to obtain the fair and just compensation that you or your loved one deserves.
Waco, TX Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers Protecting Your Right to Lifelong Treatment
The catastrophic trauma of a spinal cord injury often requires lifelong treatment and expensive medical care. With an injury case, the victim may pursue past and future economic and non-economic damages to help mitigate the financial burden of living with a permanent injury. The Texas catastrophic injury lawyers at Williams & Brown LLP are committed to providing a source of strength to clients that have suffered a spinal cord injury through no fault of their own. For effective legal guidance and representation, contact us at (254) 741-6200 or (888) 741-6200 to take the first big step in the recovery process.
Spinal Cord Injury Case Results
Gross Settlement/Verdict: $1,400,000.00
Injury: Spinal Injuries
Description: Automobile Accident
- A contingent (%) fee charged on the successful recovery resulted in a fee of $560,000 and $29,964.32 in litigation expenses which were reimbursed by the client out of the gross settlement amount.
Note: If any of the cases listed here had been unsuccessful, the law firm would have paid all of the expenses for the case without being reimbursed by the client and would have received $0 dollars in attorney's fees.