ARKANSAS SPINAL CORD INJURY ATTORNEYS
Back Injury Lawyers In Arkansas
A spinal cord injury can cause serious damage to the spine and nerve endings. The can leave permanent changes that can alter your range of motion forever. A spinal cord injury can affect the use and control of your limbs and cause paralysis and quadriplegia.
IF YOU OR A LOVED ONE HAS SUFFERED A SPINAL CORD OR SERIOUS BACK INJURY IN AN ACCIDENT CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE CALL OUR ARKANSAS SPINAL CORD INJURY LAWYERS US FOR HELP AT 800-671-4100.
Compensation For Spinal Cord Injuries
One of the first questions clients with spinal cord or back injuries ask us is, “how much is my case worth?” While this number depends on the specific circumstances of your injury and your accident, compensable spinal cord or back injury claims involve injuries suffered as a result of another person’s negligence. Actions can be unintentional or deliberate.
On average, treatment for a spinal cord injury during the first year can cost over $700,000. Compensation awards for spinal cord and back injuries may include wages lost due to the victim’s inability to work or find employment. They can include medical expenses, medication, physical therapy, and long-term medical care. Living with a spinal cord injury can be physically, mentally, and financially exhausting.
In some cases, judges may consider the conduct of defendants in spinal cord and back injury lawsuits to be extraordinarily negligent. Awarding punitive damages to plaintiffs is a way of additionally punishing defendants. If the action is considered deplorable enough, judges are known to award substantial punitive damages. Caddell Reynolds Law Firm can assist you in obtaining the compensation you need for a lifetime of care.
Common Causes Of Spinal Cord Injuries
Many accidents can cause spinal injuries. Here are the most common:
- Car Accidents: Approximately 50% of the spinal cord injuries are sustained in motor vehicle accidents
- Falls: Nearly 15% of all spinal cord injuries are caused by falls
- Sports Injuries: Account for about 10% of all spinal cord injuries
- Alcohol-Related Accidents: 25% of spinal cord injuries involve alcohol
Spinal cord injuries vary in severity as those impacted can lose partial or all feeling and control of limbs. After an accident that
caused spinal cord injury, you may experience painful symptoms, including:
- Difficulty breathing
- Difficulty balancing or walking
- Pain in the back, neck, and head
- Numbness in the hands and fingers
- Loss of control of bowels and bladder
Schedule A Consultation With Our Attorneys
If your back or spine is damaged, you will need specialized medical care that should not be paid for by you or your family. Our lawyers at Caddell Reynolds Law Firm are seasoned, skilled, and know how to fight for you to receive compensation for your injuries as quickly as possible.
Don’t let money worries prevent you from making a complete and healthy recovery from injuries suffered in a car accident. Our back and spinal cord injury attorneys in Arkansas work closely with healthcare professionals and economic strategists to determine the financial impact your injury will have on your life and your ability to support yourself or your family.
CONTACT US TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR FREE CONSULTATION. WE SERVE CLIENTS IN JONESBORO, FORT SMITH, FAYETTEVILLE, ROGERS, AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS.