Paralysis, Paraplegia & Quadriplegia
Paralysis is a life-changing condition. It affects almost every aspect of a person’s life; how they perform everyday functions; how they work and get around; and how they maintain their health and physical well-being.
The most common causes of paralysis are motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries, diving accidents, falls and gunshots. The attorneys at Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C., have extensive experience handling paralysis cases and can help you explore your legal options.
Contact us today to speak with a knowledgeable spinal cord injury lawyer serving Pennsylvania and Cherry Hill.
Causes Of Paralysis
The extent of paralysis usually depends on the region of the spinal cord where the injury occurred:
- If the spinal cord is damaged below the region of the neck, both legs and the abdomen will be paralyzed to some degree and the victim is said to be paraplegic.
- If the spinal cord is damaged in the region of the neck, all four limbs will be paralyzed and the victim is said to be quadriplegic or tetraplegic. The chest muscles may also be affected by the damage to the spinal cord in the region of the neck and the accident victim may have difficulty breathing and coughing.
While treatment continues to improve for paralysis victims, less than 1 percent recover completely. If you or a family member has been affected by a spinal cord injury, it is important that you pursue compensation that reflects your needs today, but also those of tomorrow.
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Contact us today to speak with our knowledgeable Philadelphia or New Jersey lawyers representing accident victims with paralysis, paraplegia and quadriplegia injuries. We offer free initial consultations and handle cases on a contingency fee basis. You won’t have to pay us unless we get results for you.