Las Vegas Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

You can count on Harris & Harris Injury Lawyers to be by your side if you or a loved one have sustained a spinal cord injury. Our Las Vegas spinal cord injury lawyers want to get to work on your case today so you can get the financial compensation you deserve.

Spinal cord injuries are often devastating for victims. Depending on the severity, they can lead to lifelong disabilities. Unfortunately, many spinal cord injuries happen due to another person’s carelessness or negligence.

Why Choose Harris & Harris Injury Lawyers for Your Spinal Cord Case?

At Harris & Harris Injury Lawyers, we have been helping the Las Vegas community for over 15 years. We take the time to get to know our clients.

  • We will ensure your case gets personalized attention from your Las Vegas personal injury lawyer.
  • Our law firm has a success rate of 99% for injury cases and has secured over $100 million for clients.
  • All cases are taken on a contingency fee basis, meaning you will pay nothing until we secure the compensation you deserve.

What Will Your Attorney Do For a Spinal Cord Injury Case?

Because of the severity of spinal cord injuries, an attorney is going to be necessary to handle the complexities and technicalities of the case. This often includes:

  • Extensive investigation into the incident that caused the spinal cord injury.
  • Ensuring that you are properly evaluated by a trusted health care professional.
  • Properly calculating all of your total losses due to the spine injury.
  • Negotiating with the defendant or insurance company to reach a fair settlement on your behalf.

What are the Main Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries?

Injuries to the spinal cord can completely alter a person’s life. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC) there are approximately 18,000 new spinal cord injuries in the US each year. These injuries happen in various ways. The NSCISC data shows that the commonly occur due to:

  • Car accidents (38.3%)
  • Falls (31.6%)
  • Violence (13.8%)
  • Sports and recreation incidents (8.2%)
  • Medical or surgical mistakes (4.6%)
  • Other (3.5%)

These injuries lead to tremendous medical expenses for victims and their families. The first year of medical care and treatment for a spinal cord injury ranges from $359,000 to over $1.1 million, depending on the severity of the injury. Each following year after the spinal injury can reach over $100,000. These expenses do not include cost for:

  • Home or vehicle modifications necessary to ease a person’s mobility
  • Immense psychological and emotional damages.
  • The loss of income if a victim can no longer work.
  • The cost of long-term and in-home care for a spinal cord injury victim

What Can Be Compensated for a Spinal Cord Injury?

If you or someone you care about has sustained a spinal cord injury that was caused by another person’s careless or negligent actions, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation. At Harris & Harris Injury Lawyers, our Las Vegas spinal cord injury lawyers are going to put our decades of experience to work on your case so we can secure the compensation you deserve. This could include:

  • Your medical bills related to the spinal cord injury
  • Lost wages and benefits if you cannot work
  • Pain and suffering (emotional distress) damages
  • Loss of personal enjoyment damages
  • Possible punitive damages against the negligent party

Contact a Las Vegas Spinal Cord Injury Attorney

When you need a Las Vegas spinal cord injury attorney, you can contact us for a free initial consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling us at (702) 384-1414 or toll-free at 1 (800) 393-2350. Our personal injury law firm is dedicated to helping injured victims recover compensation under Nevada law.

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