A spinal cord injury is any kind of damage to any part of the spinal cord caused by trauma, disease or degeneration. These kinds of injuries can have profound repercussions in terms of your strength, sensation and other body functions below the injury, which in turn, can have a significant impact on your life.
If you’ve been in an accident that wasn’t your fault, resulting in a spinal cord injury, the OH Parsons personal and serious injury claims solicitors can help. Get in touch today to discover how we can support you as you seek compensation.
Spinal cord injuries can result from damage to any part of the spinal column or the spinal cord itself. This might be because of some kind of trauma, such as a sudden blow, or because of a disease, infection or degeneration.
Some of the most common causes of spinal cord injuries include:
The number and severity of the symptoms of a spinal cord injury will vary widely depending on the location of the injury and the extent of the damage. Some of the most evident symptoms of a spinal cord injury include:
There are also some emergency signs of a spinal cord injury to be aware of:
OH Parsons will help you establish a strong case for your spinal cord injury claim and win the compensation you deserve. Book a consultation with our serious injury solicitors and start a spinal cord injury claim today.
If you think that you’ve suffered a spinal cord injury that wasn’t your fault or was due to negligence, the first step is to get in touch with the serious injury specialists team at OH Parsons. Our serious injury claims specialists will evaluate your case and assess whether you have enough evidence to support your spinal cord injury compensation claim. From there, your serious injury solicitor will discuss any key information that will be required so we can begin to build your case. This may include evidence, personal documents, or medical files, for example. As your attorney builds your case, they’ll make sure you’re kept fully informed every step of the way.
OH Parsons are nationwide specialists in serious and personal injury law. We’ve helped countless people to get the justice and compensation they deserve following accidents and injuries that weren’t their fault.
A spinal cord injury is where damage is sustained to the bundle of nerves that are within the spine. This could happen as a result of trauma, such as a car accident, or through disease or illness, such as arthritis.
It’s best to make a spinal cord injury claim as soon as you notice that damage has occurred. Personal injury claims have a 3 year time window in which they need to be brought to court, so the sooner you make your claim, the more likely you’ll complete it within the required timeframe.