No one likes getting injured, especially if it wasn’t your fault. Everything from slip and fall at a store or work to dangerous motor vehicle accidents — it’s a life-changing experience that could leave you with a lot of medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.You’re left dealing with physical, emotional, and financial pain that someone else caused. Luckily, the legal system is fine-tuned to address this scenario.An injury may not seem like grounds for a lawsuit at first, but it can cause lasting physiological and emotional damage, leading to long-term pain and financial problems. If someone else caused a severe or lingering injury, you may be able to file a personal injury suit and gain compensation for your damages.Spinal cord injuries affect 12,000 people in America each year. Though spinal cord injuries range in severity, they always cause a drastic change in the victim’s life.
Some of the most horrifying and heartbreaking types of injuries that can stem from car accidents, medical malpractice, and more are ones to the brain or the spinal cord.
In personal injury cases involving these specific injuries, there is potentially permanent physical or mental damage to the victim. As a result, a lot of work goes into proving there was negligence and a breach of care by the other party. This is because the potential compensation the victim and his or her family can get is much higher, because they would need it for long-term medical expenses.If you were injured in the Chicago area and suffered a spinal cord injury, please call or email the personal injury attorneys at Harvey L. Walner & Associates, Ltd. You will be surprised at how much difference a personal touch can make in your case. We offer free consultations and will never charge unless we get money for you.