Living with a spinal cord injury can be mentally, physically and financially challenging, both for the victim as well as the victim’s family. While paralysis comes to mind for many people when they hear of spinal cord injuries, there are a whole host of problems a person can experience as a result of such an injuries.
Possible effects of spinal cord injury
Any combination of the following post-injury symptoms can make daily life difficult for a person suffering from spinal cord injury:
Causes of spinal cord injury
Any type of traumatic blow, laceration or bruising of the spinal cord can result in a spinal cord injury. When the spinal cord cells or attached nerve fibers become damaged, the flow of information in the central nervous system is blocked. As a result, the brain is unable to properly send and receive signals to help the body function properly. Common causes for spinal cord injury include:
If you are a victim of spinal cord injury and believe your condition could have been prevented, please contact New Jersey/Philadelphia spinal cord injury lawyers Mike Weiss & Bob Paarz, P.C. Our team of lawyers can help you determine if you have a spinal cord injury case.