Atlanta Spinal Cord Injury Attorney

Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries

When it comes to catastrophic injuries, spinal cord injuries can be some of the most devastating that an accident victim can experience. In workplace accident situations, spinal cord injuries are usually caused by slip and fall accidents or by a falling object. The latter cause is common in construction site accidents where large, heavy objects are being transported above the workers' heads and are liable to fall and crush them. Whatever caused the accident, a spinal cord injury can fall under one of two categories.

Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

If a spinal cord injury does not completely severe the cord, it is an incomplete spinal cord injury. These types of spinal cord injuries usually results in temporary numbness and loss of motor function below they area of injury, but heals over time with proper rest and physical therapy. However, a more severe accident could cause a complete spinal cord injury which, unlike an incomplete injury, causes permanent loss of feeling and motor function below the area of injury. Quadriplegia-complete paralysis from the neck down-is possible in such cases. Both incomplete and complete spinal cord injuries can have a damaging effect on your quality of life, as well as your future career, so speak with an Atlanta workers' compensation attorney if you have been injured on the job and need to seek compensation.

Find a Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer in Atlanta

Attorney Brian H. Sumrall has been included in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ in recognition of his firm's legal excellence. If you need advice and representation after a spinal cord injury, Mr. Sumrall could personally handle your case. He has 10 years of experience as a trial lawyer and is dedicated to building strong cases and winning the highest possible compensation for each of his clients. Don't end up in financial ruin because of inadequate compensation for your injuries. Call today to learn what a workers' comp lawyer could do for you.

Your initial consultation is free, so don't wait. Contact an Atlanta spinal cord injury attorney from The Law Office of Brian H. Sumrall today.

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