The moment you become paralyzed, your life changes in ways that you could never have predicted. Besides the loss of basic motor functions,costof living becomes much harder once you become paralyzed.There are about 5.6 Million Americans living with paralysis and significant portion of San Diego falls into this categoryremember, you do not have to lose motor function skills from the neck down to be considered paralyzed. What we are learning is that there are more people living with paralysis now than we could have ever predicted. Just a few years ago, the numbers were in the low hundred-thousands, but now they are measured in millions.
Causes Of Spinal Cord Injures
While there are numerous causes behind paralysis, there are several key ones that our firm would like to highlight, as well as ways to prevent you and your family from experiencing paralysis:
By now, you should know that car accidents and motorcycle accidents could cause spinal cord injuries and paralysis. A lot of people do not realize, however, that there are many other ways we can become paralyzed, and it does not take a car or a motorcycle to make sure that the damage is done. There have been several cases of paralysis reported after people were vaccinated with the H1N1 flu shot. It was rare, but it still occurred. As is the case with diseases such as E. Coli in food. This is a type of bacteria that hides in food and if consumed under certain circumstances, as left some people with paralysis.Even if you stay out of a car, do not get your seasonal flu shot, and are careful what you eat, accidents happen all the time. What could start out as a friendly sporting event with family and friends turns into an accident that damages your back forever. One minute you are walking somewhere, the next, you cannot even move a toe. That is how fast paralysis can creep up on you.Our spinal cord injury lawyers in San Diego know that we might not be able to predict our future and para
lysis, but we can always decrease the chances that it will happen to us and our loved ones. There are a few common sense things that you can do every day to lower the risk of experiencing a spinal cord injury, such as buckling up your seatbelt while driving and washing foods properly before eating them. But if you do suffer a severe injury to your spinal cord and it was caused by someone else, you should think about consulting with an experienced spinal cord injury lawyer in San Diego.
Call Us Now To Speak To Our Firm’s Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers
Since 1992, the spinal cord injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Michael Pines, APC in San Diego have been assisting injured persons just like you recover the maximum financial compensation for their paralysis and spinal cord injuries. Michael A. Pines, our firms founder, is a former insurance company lawyer and he knows how the insurance companies work. We know the legal process can at times be very confusing, but our experience can, however, help guide you through the process.You should not have to feel lost or scared about stepping up to insurance companies or even recovering what you lost if you suffer from spinal cord injuries or paralysis, as well as any other secondary condition. Thats what were here forto help you recover all the money you are entitled to in a personal injury settlement with the least amount of stress.If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident and suffered a spinal cord injury or paralysis we urge you to contact our bilingual offices as soon as possible following the accident at 1-858-551-2090 or please click here for a FREE consultation with an experienced spinal cord injury lawyer in San Diego. We handle all cases on a contingency fee basis, which means that you owe us nothing until we recover money on your behalf.