Spinal cord injury occurs when there is trauma that causes damage to cells within the spinal cord or severs the nerves that relay signals from the body to the brain. The most common types of spinal cord injuries include bruising of the spinal cord and pressure on the spinal cord. Besides these, the spinal cord can become lacerated where nerve fibers are severed or torn.
Severe spinal cord injuries often cause:
This can include the loss of the ability to breathe and other basic functions such as bowel and bladder control. Spinal cord injury victims can have secondary complications such as bladder infections, spinal and lung infections, progressive blindness, and bed sores. Growing scar tissue can cause pain. Sometimes, the person can no longer communicate. Klein Frank, P.C. represents spinal cord injury victims in Boulder, CO.
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Spinal cord injuries are most commonly caused by:
If you or your family has suffered from a spinal cord injury that was caused by the negligence of another, you may be entitled to monetary compensation. Please call our personal injury law firm to request a free initial consultation at your earliest convenience. We will conduct an extensive investigation in order to identify the strengths of your case, including any weaknesses. Our experienced Boulder personal injury attorneys can help you understand your options before bringing forward your case.
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