Spinal cord injuries are one of the most catastrophic injuries a person can sustain. This type of injury can leave a person paralyzed and without the sense of touch and temperature. A spinal cord injury can change a person's life drastically. It occurs as a result of an automobile or truck accident where the driver was negligent.
Paralyzed individuals face the risk of blood clots because with no movement, blood cannot move through the veins properly and the heart cannot pump the blood the way it should.
Statistics show that approximately 15,000 people sustain spinal cord injuries every year in the United States - most are permanently paralyzed and many die from this injury.
If you sustained a spinal cord injury as a result of an accident with a negligent driver, contact an experienced San Bernardino Personal Injury attorney as soon as possible. People who sustain spinal cord injuries will probably require long-term medical care. A dedicated attorney will help you recover monetary damages for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and lost wages.