Spinal cord injuries or SCIs are one of the most devastating types of personal injuries imaginable. Often, a spinal cord injury will cause permanent paralysis or changes in mobility that leave the victim unable to work or even perform self-care tasks. Estimating the future costs of spinal cord injury cases is not an easy task, and is usually best left to a personal injury attorney with experience in SCI cases.
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.
Spinal cord injuries are one of the most expensive types of personal injury, according to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. In fact, depending on the type of injury, an SCI can cost more than $4.7 million over the lifetime of a victim. Facts and Figures Spinal cord injuries can be categorized by the severity … Read more
A Colorado man has been awarded $52.5 million after being hit by two separate motorists while riding his bicycle home from work. The verdict is one of the largest in Colorado history.
In this issue, the Alaska personal injury lawyers at Barber & Associates will talk more about the case, and why the verdict was so high.