The National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center estimates that about 12,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries each year. Approximately 50 percent of new spinal cord injuries result from motor vehicle accidents, the leading cause of spinal cord injuries.
Spinal cord injuries occur when a traumatic event results in damage to cells within the spinal cord or severs the nerve tracts that relay signals throughout the body. When a spinal cord injury occurs, the affected area may lose sensation or the ability to function. Here are some facts from the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center:
The spinal cord injury lawyers at The Commonwealth Law Group have the legal experience to help you, as we have helped many victims obtain fair compensation. Our spinal cord injury lawyers and paralysis lawyers are experienced in litigating cases. Our paralysis lawyers provide each client with dedicated and knowledgeable representation, and a high level of personalized attention. Contact our spinal cord injury lawyers for a complimentary evaluation of your claim.