Palm Springs Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers

Spinal cord injuries are often caused due to the negligence of others in motor vehicle accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, and in other situations. The extent of spinal cord injuries can range from limited mobility or difficulty walking and standing to more serious conditions such as paralysis. At Liljegren Legal Group, we have extensive experience handling spinal cord injury cases on behalf of residents throughout Palm Springs and Southern California. We effectively represent our clients so that they are awarded the monetary damages needed to cover the costs of long-term care and to compensate for their financial losses.

Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries

The spinal cord is made up of a bundle of nerve tissues that extend from the brain to the area above the waist. The spinal cord sends signals to the brain and throughout the body regarding movement. Trauma and injury to the spinal cord can be caused by:

  • Bruising
  • Lacerations
  • Dislocation of the vertebrae

If there isn't major trauma to the spinal cord, it is possible the person will make a full recovery with intensive medical treatment and rehabilitation. If there is severe damage to the spinal cord, the person will no longer be able to move voluntarily below the point of injury and will be permanently paralyzed.

Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

Once the spinal cord is damaged, it can result in a loss of movement. If the spinal cord injury is in the neck, it can cause paralysis throughout the body below the neck. The person won't be able to move his limbs and will need assistance eating and performing other routine activities. Spinal cord injuries that occur below the neck can cause paralysis in the lower body region. In those cases, the person may possibly retain some mobility in the arms and other parts of the upper portion of the body.

Speak with a Palm Springs Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

Call Liljegren Law Group at (866) 613-9906 if you or a loved one is suffering from a spinal cord injury. We provide free initial consultations and are available to assist you 24 hours a day. Our law offices are located in the Palm Springs area and in other cities such as Oceanside, Big Bear, Temecula, La Mesa, Huntington Beach, and Escondido. We will evaluate your case and help you start the legal process of getting the financial compensation you are entitled to receive.