Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer Calgary
Do you need a personal injury lawyer in the Calgary area? Lofranco Corriero has successfully been representing the rights of accident victims throughout southern Alberta and the Calgary area, ranking us among Alberta and Canada's most experienced and enduring personal injury law firms.
Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer Calgary
Have You Had A Catastrophic Back Or Spinal Cord Injury?
The trauma of a catastrophic spinal cord injury, referred to as an SCI in medical parlance, is unthinkable for both the victim and loved ones and it is imperative you understand your legal rights and options. A spinal cord or back injury is often an emergency situation and accompanied by catastrophic injury requiring care and support, possibly involving insurmountable expenses. At Calgary area personal injury law firm Lofranco Corriero we're here to help. With proven expertise and results in resolving spinal cord cases, our lawyers and resources can assist in navigating through medical, legal and insurance issues to get you the rights and entitlements you need. We provide a free, no obligation consultation and if you are unable to travel, we can come to you at a time and place of your convenience.
Should you require a personal injury lawyer as a result of a spinal cord injury, or if you simply have questions pertaining to your rights, we're available to assist you in discovering your options and your entitlement to legal recourse. Lofranco Corriero has been assisting clients across Canada and in southern Alberta including Calgary for over 35 years.
Spinal Cord Injury Facts
According to Statistics Canada, there are, on average 4,300 new cases of spinal cord injury across the country each year. Sadly, spinal cord injury victims necessarily require costly medical care, are hospitalized more frequently than the general population and require more home care service leaving a financial burden on a family that can extend into millions of dollars.
The leading cause of spinal cord injuries are car accidents and motorcycle accidents which account for almost half of all spinal injuries each year. Also contributing to those statistics are industrial accidents and violence including intentional injury.
Spinal Cord Injuries
Damage due to a spinal cord injury is typically categorized as a “complete” or “incomplete” injury. Complete spinal cord injury typically results in permanent damage with a complete lack of muscle control without sensation beneath the injured area and no feeling or function at the base of the spine. An incomplete spinal injury may result in partial paralysis with accompanying muscle weakness and reduced sensation. Victims who suffer an incomplete spinal cord injury may recover partial function with prolonged medical attention and rehab.
Beyond the spinal cord injury itself, often resulting in paraplegia or quadriplegia, there can be a number of associated mental and physical health risks which may include cardiovascular disease, deep vein thrombosis, lung and respiratory diseases, spasticity, bladder and bowel issues and more. accident; who was involved, their address, license number, plate number, vehicle owner and insurance company as applicable; any witness information including name, address, phone number email and license plate; and any statements made by the other driver at the scene.
In addition to your legal and paralegal Lofranco Corriero personal injury team, we can help provide resources for the best of experienced specialists extending to investigators, medical and care planners, neural professionals and financial planning experts as necessary. We work with specialists, planners and other care professionals to fully assess needs and requirements as a results of a spinal cord injury which can extend to in home nursing or attendant care, medical prescriptions or special equipment, home modifications that may be required, transportation modifications that may be required, counseling, vocational retraining, lost wages or earnings, pain, suffering and quality of life damages, and other associated and relevant issues.
No-Obligation Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer Consultation
Should you require the professional services of a personal injury lawyer regarding a spinal cord injury sustained by loved one in southern Alberta, including Calgary, contact personal injury law firm Lofranco Corriero. Please don’t hesitate to contact Lofranco Corriero at 587-971-3257 for a confidential, free, no-obligation spinal cord injury lawyer consultation in the Calgary area today.
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