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Spinal Cord Injury

Damage to the spinal cord is a serious issue. When someone suffers from an injury that causes a tear or pressure on their spinal cord, they may face significant changes in their life due to the possibility of limited mobility or even full paralysis. Because of its function as a pathway for messages from the brain to other parts of the body, when the spinal cord is damaged it interrupts such messages, blocking them from enabling movement.

If you or someone you love was involved in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence and it resulted in a spinal cord injury, you may be entitled to financial compensation. When another person’s negligent behavior results in pain and suffering for others, they are obligated to provide compensation for those consequences. The Wisconsin spinal cord injury attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier are an experienced and skilled team that can help you if you or someone you love is dealing with a spinal cord injury. Contact us today at 800-242-2874.

Complications Associated with Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries usually occur when an injury causes misalignment of the spine, which in turn causes vertabrae to damage the spinal cord. Depending on the severity of the injury, it can result in either of the following conditions:

  • Paraplegia – Complete or incomplete paralysis effecting the legs and lower abdomen but not the arms
  • Quadriplegia – Complete or incomplete paralysis resulting from a neck injury that effects the arms as well as the legs and abdomen

Needless to say, the potential effects of a spinal cord injury can be far reaching. Individuals who become paraplegic or quadriplegic experience major life challenges as a result of their injury.

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If someone’s negligence has caused you or someone you love to suffer a spinal cord injury, the Wisconsin spinal cord injury attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. can help you seek the justice you deserve. Contact our offices today at 800-242-2874 to speak with an experienced attorney about getting compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and other difficulties associated with the injury.

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