Any spinal cord injury is bad. When someone is paralyzed, it becomes that much more difficult as there are a number of aspects in the individual’s life that may be affected. None of them are easy to deal with and they all last for a lifetime.
Paralysis is one of the most serious injuries a person can sustain, and it, unfortunately, results from acts of negligence. When you encounter the long-term effects, it makes it imperative to hold the negligent party accountable to help cope with some of the things with which you can expect to deal.
Have you ever heard a loss in the quality of life or loss of enjoyment in life? These are sometimes considered during legal matters involving paralysis because the injured individual may lose certain abilities, including mobility.
This means they may no longer be able to enjoy some of the things they once did, certain activities, and more. It may also require a change in the living situation should the house be impractical for a wheelchair. The injured party may also need to rely on others for help, care, transportation, and more.
After suffering paralysis, an individual may need to undergo numerous medical procedures as a form of treatment to minimize pain and impact. This may also mean regular medical visits or the need for in-home care to help deal with the day-to-day needs of the injured.
This is often associated with lifelong costs and expenses, tallying millions of dollars over the injured person’s lifetime. This makes it even more important to seek compensation from the party responsible for your injury.
At Fieger Law, we want to help you hold the responsible party accountable. We put together evidence of the events that led to your injury, determine where liability stands, and represent your best interests throughout the entire process.