Paraplegia and Quadriplegia/Tetraplegia

When it comes to a spinal cord injury, the victim can experience temporary and often permanent paralysis. A person becomes paralyzed when there has been some injury to the spinal cord which causes a break in motor and sensory signals in the body.

Paralysis can be partial or complete. Partial paralysis only affects certain parts of the body and limits some mobility or use. Complete paralysis means a total loss of the use of that part of the body.

There are two major categories of paralysis:

  • Paraplegia – which generally affects areas such as the legs and some of the abdominal area.
  • Quadriplegia/Tetraplegia – which generally means paralysis from the neck down.

Paralysis on any level, whether temporary or permanent, can be traumatic, stressful and a burden that the victim shouldn’t have to deal with financially.

As you can imagine, the medical bills for this type of injury can quickly begin to pile up. The need for special equipment, renovations, modifications to home and motor vehicles and the like, further increases the financial burden. The constant medical office visits, tests and lab work, physical therapy and rehabilitation costs can be very overwhelming. All of this, coupled with the loss of income from not being able to work can cause undue stress on victims and their families.

You need to know that you deserve compensation for your injuries. You have enough to deal with; money should not be a concern. At Deutschmann Law, we have a team of highly skilled lawyers that understand the complex needs of those who have been paralyzed due to the negligence of another person. It is our job to help you fight for what you deserve so that you can have some peace of mind in terms of your financial and medical needs.

Paralysis is devastating enough, but getting on with your life doesn’t have to be. At Deutschmann Law we take personal injuries seriously. Every case is important to us because you and your health and well-being are important to us.

Contact us today to set up your free consultation.

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