Knowing how back injuries occur and the types of pain that can result from them is important. It is also important to know what types of injuries are most common in slip-and-fall, vehicle, and other accidents. Understanding what types of injury you may have experienced will help you make an informed decision on how long you may expect to be in recovery and what you will need to take care of yourself and your family. Of course, a qualified physician should always be consulted in order to make a complete diagnosis of any back injury.
Most people never think about how they would pay for the costs associated with a serious personal trauma such as a spinal cord injury. After all, if you have health insurance and vehicle insurance, you should be covered–right? Unfortunately, all too often, insurance policies fall short of covering all of the costs associated with serious injuries, and the more serious and life-changing the trauma, the less likely the insurance policy is to cover the expenses completely.
How Much Do Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries Cost?
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.