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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Wreck, Spinal Injuries Lead to Largest Personal Injury Award in Colorado
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.
Spine Injury from Fall Results in $4.5 Million Settlement
A man who suffered a host of injuries – including a fracture to his spine – after falling nearly two stories has settled his lawsuit for $4.5 million. The Case at a Glance During a visit to his friend’s apartment two years ago, the victim was leaning against a balcony railing and actually felt the … Read more