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Spinal Cord Injury

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The spinal cord consists of a bundle of nerves within the spinal column, which transmits messages between the body and brain. Due to the spinal cord’s importance of regulating motor skills and body functions, injury to the spinal cord can result in partial loss of motor control and sensation, including paralysis.

If you or a loved one suffered life-changing spinal cord injuries due to negligence and reckless actions from another party, our Phoenix personal injury attorney can help you get the compensation you need to get your life back on track.

Causes of Spinal Cord Injury

Thousands of spinal cord injury cases occur every year in the United States for a variety of reasons. The most common causes of spinal cord injury are motor vehicle accidents. The impact caused by a collision at high speeds exerts enough force to permanently injure the spinal column Other causes of spinal cord injuries include: violent crimes, head injuries during sporting events, motorcycle collisions, collisions with tractor-trailers, and medical negligence.

Complications from spinal cord injuries include:

  • Paralysis – quadriplegia and paraplegia
  • Loss of sensation
  • Bowl and bladder control
  • Respiratory complications
  • Contractures – shortening and hardening of muscles tendons and other tissues
  • Chronic pain
  • Depression

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At Montoya, Lucero & Pastor, P.A., we understand that spinal cord injuries such as quadriplegia and paraplegia are life-changing. These catastrophic injuries result in expensive medical bills, lengthy treatment and therapy, loss of income, depression, and anxiety, as well as pain and suffering. Our Phoenix personal injury attorneys have an extensive knowledge of Arizona laws and processes. Let us protect your rights today.

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