A Spinal Cord Injury Could Seriously Impact Your Life
Spinal Cord Injuries Can Be Severe
People who are in good health usually don’t think about what it is like to sustain an injury that will change their lives and impact the ability to complete routine tasks. However, these types of serious injuries sadly happen with incredible frequency in New Mexico and across the country. Car crashes are particularly likely to result in debilitating injuries, causing millions of catastrophic injuries each year. Spinal cord injuries are hard to recover from and, sadly, have been shown to be a common consequence of a serious collision.
When someone suffers from a severe spinal cord injury, they will likely experience permanent changes to their quality of life. It goes without saying that the greatest fear when someone sustains a spinal cord injury is that they will become paralyzed, usually extending from the neck or waist down. Crash victims often face serious difficulties when attempting to handle the consequences of their new realities.
Recovering From Spinal Cord Injuries
Sometimes committing to a rehabilitation or physical therapy program can help a victim of a spinal cord injury recover certain key bodily functions, but this is never a guarantee. These treatments are also extremely expensive. There is a significant chance that spinal cord injury victims will be immobilized or confined to a wheelchair -- perhaps even for the rest of their lives. In most cases, these victims will have to rely on the assistance of others just to handle everyday activities.
It is important to work with a law firm that understands how these serious injuries can impact the lives of victims. An experienced New Mexico personal injury attorney can help you hold the at-fault party accountable for their reckless or negligent actions and help you regain deserved compensation.
Experience makes all the difference when seeking to recover compensation for a serious spinal cord injury. Do not hesitate to reach out to a law firm that can help you cover the cost of the damages resulting from the actions of a negligent driver.
Spinal Cord Injuries in New Mexico
There are over 17,000 cases of spinal cord injuries reported each year. In the United States, the leading cause of spinal cord injuries is motor vehicle crashes, followed by falling and acts of violence. These injuries can be particularly severe, resulting in victims to be unable to work, possibly for the rest of their lives.
This reality can put a strain on any family when they are unsure of how they are going to support their loved ones. Spinal cord injuries are particularly severe, and victims may be permanently paralyzed. In some cases, victims are able to seek compensation with the help of an experienced New Mexico car crash attorney.
The experienced New Mexico auto accident attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates have been assisting victims to recover after being injured in a serious traffic accident, for many years. Victims and victims' families have obtained million-dollar-settlements for injuries and damages sustained in their accidents. If you or a loved one has recently been involved in an intersection accident, call us today at (505) 243-5566.