Suffering an accident that results in a catastrophic injury with paralysis can be distressing. At Johnnie Bond Law, we are prepared to assist you in a complex legal journey for the compensation you need to cover short and long-term medical care, lost wages, pain and suffering, disability, and any other related damages. We work closely with a skilled group of medical analysts who can evaluate your medical documentation and provide a detailed overview of your injuries. This information will assist our legal team in preparing the best approach for your case.
While quadriplegia is the paralysis of all four limbs and paraplegia is the paralysis of both lower limbs, both are the result of a spinal injury. Victims of spine injuries often require surgeries, adaptive living devices, in-home care, physical therapy, and medications. All this is only ta assist in the physical body aspect of the injury. We understand this injury creates a whole new emotional aspect. The use of specialized legal guidance is a necessity to help cope with the mounting difficulties. Let us help you obtain the compensation for past and future expenses that have resulted from your injury.
Emergency signs and symptoms of this injury include extreme back pain, pressure in neck, head, or back, weakness or paralysis in any part of the body, numbness or tingling in hands, fingers or toes, or difficulty with balance and walking. Spinal cord injuries can result in such complications as bladder control, bowel control, peculiar skin sensations, circulatory control problems, respiratory issues, muscle tone issues, general pain, and depression.
Additional damage may occur weeks after the initial injury and especially if the serious injury was not immediately recognized. Aside from not recognizing that a serious injury occurred, the additional damages could be caused by bleeding, swelling, inflammation and fluid accumulation. Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries – 35 percent every year. Alcohol use is a factor in approximately 1 out of every 4 spinal cord injuries. It is estimated that 12,000 spinal cord injuries occur every year.
Quadriplegia/Paraplegia Injury Attorney
Attorney Johnnie Bond is an experienced and aggressive attorney. He is passionate about seeking the justice you deserve. His ability will become evident when you observe him learn every detail of your individual case. Call today and schedule a meeting. His office is conveniently located in Washington, DC. The team members at Johnnie Bond Law look forward to assisting you.
If your accident was caused by another person’s negligence or reckless actions, then you need the guidance of an attorney to help you navigate the legal process. Johnnie Bond and his knowledgeable legal and medical analysts can help manage the legal battle you will face in obtaining the compensation you deserve.
Aside from legal representation from Johnnie Bond Law, another excellent resource for those suffering from a spinal cord injury, whether or not it is the result of an accident, is the United Spinal Association. This Association advocates for access to quality affordable healthcare, independent living, employment, and self-sufficiency
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