Understanding the way back injuries can occur is important in determining the type of back injury affecting you and how serious and long-lasting it is likely to be. However, understanding the type of pain you are experiencing from a back injury is also important, and it may be something that your doctor does not always discuss thoroughly with you.
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
Statistics tell us that millions of people are treated annually in hospital emergency rooms for injuries related to falls. Back injuries, in particular, are especially common. If you experience a back injury because of someone else’s negligence, you could be entitled to compensation for medical treatment, lost wages, and other associated costs. In this issue, … Read more
A woman who suffered a horrific spinal injury in an auto crash has recently been awarded a $71 million jury verdict. In this issue, we’ll talk about what happened in the crash and about spine injuries in general. The Case At A Glance The woman was a passenger in a vehicle driven by a friend … Read more
A woman who required surgery for the spinal injuries she sustained in a car accident has settled her case for $1 million. In this issue, we’ll share the specifics of the woman’s case, and talk about spinal injuries in general. Why did the woman settle for $1 million? While she was driving westbound on an … Read more
A car wreck that involved spinal cord and cervical injuries has led to a $52 million award – the largest personal injury award in Colorado history.
The Case at a Glance
As the victim was riding in her 1994 Honda Civic, another driver attempted a U-turn and drove across the median before crashing into the victim’s car. The Civic rolled multiple times, causing the woman to suffer the spinal cord and cervical injuries.
There’s incredible news from Brazil suggesting that some people with spinal injuries can regain sensation and mobility by doing a bit of “brain training” with a robot-like machine. The Research at a Glance Working with patients who had problems with motor or sensory function in their lower extremities, researchers trained them to actually visualize moving … Read more