Spinal Cord Injuries
Massachusetts Spinal Cord Injury Attorney
An estimated 11,000 Americans suffer a spinal cord injury each year. Motor vehicle crashes, falls and sports-related injuries are the leading cause of spinal injury, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Hiring a Massachusetts spinal cord injury lawyer is vital to protecting your rights and the long-term well-being of you and your family.
The average first-year medical costs for someone suffering from a spinal cord injury have been estimated at more than $244,000.
Spinal cord injuries fall into two categories; they can be either partial (allowing for some sensation to the impacted region) or total (complete loss of function and sensation).
Paraplegia: Loss of movement and sensation in the lower body.
Quadriplegia: Loss of movement and sensation in both arms and legs.
A spinal cord injury impacts the entire family and will forever alter a person’s life. Medical complications, shortened lifespan and quality-of-life issues make it imperative to seek the advice of a Massachusetts spinal cord injury attorney.
If you or a loved one needs to speak with a Massachusetts spinal cord injury lawyer, call The Law Offices of Jeffrey R. Chapdelaine, P.C., at 617-404-1410 for a free and confidential appointment to discuss your case.