Proving Liability of Back, Neck, and Spine Injuries

Suffering a personal injury that was due to someone else’s negligence is a terrible and unfortunate occurrence, to say the least. Even minor wounds can set you back hundreds of dollars and cause lingering pain or discomfort. If your accident causes harm to your back, neck, or spine, the situation can become even more dire. What can be done to set things right? Can you receive financial compensation for your needless trauma?

Who Caused Your Accident?

In order to start constructing your personal injury claim, you need to first be able to identify what happened. Simply saying that someone else was negligent will not be enough. You should get into contact with a professional personal injury attorney that offers free consultations as soon as possible. Together, you can discuss what happened to you and who you believe should be held accountable for your injuries.

Common causes of spine, back, and neck injuries include:

  • Car accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Medical malpractice claims
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Slip and fall accidents

What Are the Consequences of Your Accident?

Depending on the extent of your injuries, you could be out of work for quite some time as you try to recover. In extreme situations, you may never be able to work again. Regardless of how much you have been put back due to your accident, you could be able to receive full financial compensation that helps pay for any medical treatment and missing wages.

To calculate how much compensation you should seek, you need to consider the consequences of your injuries, which could include:

  • Paraplegia
  • Quadriplegia
  • Difficulty walking or moving joints
  • Numbness and loss of other sensations

A serious spinal cord injury may have even caused the wrongful death of your loved one. In this circumstance, you can pursue restitution that accommodates you for their lifetime of earnings they will no longer collect, and for your personal trauma.

The bottom line is that you do not need to feel helpless after suffering a debilitating back, neck, or spine injury. You do have legal options open to you, and there are people out there who are willing to help fight for your rights. I, Miami personal injury attorney Danielle Cohen of Cohen Law, can be the legal counsel you need to confidently bring your personal injury case to light. Contact me today to learn how I can represent you.