What Are The Worst Types of Personal Injury?

Personal injury encompasses a wide variety of injuries and illnesses caused by someone else’s negligence.  Everything from food poisoning to dog bites can be considered a personal injury if someone else was responsible for the harm caused to another person.  However, there are some types of personal injury that cause much more devastating and long-lasting damage than others.  Among the worst types of personal injuries, excluding wrongful death, are traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and spinal cord injuries (SCIs).

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Spinal Cord Injuries Remain Among Most Expensive

Spinal Cord Injuries Remain Among Most Expensive

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

What’s My Back Injury Worth?

What’s My Back Injury Worth?

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

This Woman Was Awarded $71 Million For Spinal Injury

This Woman Was Awarded $71 Million For Spinal Injury

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

Here’s The Lowdown on Spinal Injuries

Here's The Lowdown on Spinal Injuries

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

Wreck, Spinal Injuries Lead to Largest Personal Injury Award in Colorado

Wreck, Spinal Injuries Lead

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.

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