Accidents happen every day in San Diego and you can never predict the outcome. Some only cause minor bruising and scratches, while others can damage your body in ways that stay with you for the rest of your life. One of the worst outcomes of an accident is sustaining a spinal cord injury.
TYPES OF SPINAL CORD INJURIES
There are several different types of spinal cord injuries (SCI) that can cause paralysis. Car accidents are just one of the many ways you can injure your spinal cord. Below are the types of spinal cord injuries that can turn into paralysis:
- Herniated Discs (cervical, thoracic, lumbar)
- Bulging Discs
- Cervical Myelopathy
- Vertebral Compression Fracture
WHAT CAUSES SPINAL CORD INJURIES?
There are numerous causes of paralysis but the following list of incidents tend to be the most common causes. They include:
This list is certainly not comprehensive. Many causes of paralysis are not represented by the following list, but you may still have a case if you suspect negligence from another responsible party.
DIAGNOSING SPINAL CORD INJURIES
Modern technology has come so far in the last few years that doctors can now diagnose spinal cord injuries almost immediately. New procedures and tools are used to get fast and accurate results.
TREATING SPINAL CORD INJURIES
Every day doctors, researchers, and pharmacists are discovering new ways for treating paralysis, and here are just some of the more common ways to treat paralysis and spinal cord injuries.
- Endoscopic Discectomy
- Spinal Fusion
- Stem Cell Research
- Avoiding Spinal Cord Injuries
SECURE YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
Since 1992, the San Diego spinal cord injury lawyers at Pines Salomon Injury Lawyers, APC have assisted injured persons take legal action against responsible parties. Our high success rate makes us one of San Diego’s leading attorneys specializing in spinal cord injury cases.
Filing a legal claim can be stress-free with our help. And as one of San Diego’s most aggressive attorneys, we will work diligently and tirelessly on your case. We urge you to contact us right now to secure your legal rights to financial compensation.
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