A spinal cord injury or SCI is a type of injury that may easily have long-term consequences. While most injuries, such as broken bones or damaged muscles, can have lingering effects, spinal cord injuries are frequently permanent and may cause life-long damage. Because of this, SCIs are often evaluated, in terms of monetary damages, as if they will last for the rest of the victim’s life. It is very important for the victim of a spinal cord injury to work with an attorney who understands how to calculate these types of damages accurately and to ensure that the victim gets all of the compensation to which he or she is entitled.
Every year, there are about 17,500 spinal cord injuries in the United States. Of these, many will suffer lifelong consequences from their SCIs. It is important for spinal cord injury victims and their loved ones to understand that SCIs often mean changes that will affect the rest of the victim’s life, and in seeking compensation … Read more