Anybody who is involved in an accident, such as in a motor vehicle, could be injured in a number of ways. Back and spinal cord injuries are often the result of an accident, ranging from those on the road to slip and falls among others.
A spine or back injury can lead to many years of pain. While some people are able to get treatment for their problem, others find that they have to deal with this for the rest of their life.
In the event that a spinal cord injury results in paralysis, a person will have to modify his or her life in a number of ways, including the setup of their home. Along with this, their work and personal lives will change forever as well.
There are many types of bank and spine injuries that can result from an accident, with some of the most common including:
— Torn muscles
— Torn ligaments
— Sprain or strain
— Broken vertebrae
— Bulging disc
— Ruptured disc
— Herniated disc
Nobody wants to be involved in an accident. Furthermore, nobody wants to suffer a serious back or spinal cord injury. Unfortunately, this often happens, leaving the victim with large medical bills and a life that will never be the same.
It is essential to receive immediate medical attention following any type of accident. From there, it is a must to learn more about your rights and what the future holds. To get started, browse the many pages of our website starting with the back and spine injuries page.
Source: Ronald W Ramirez, Attorney at Law, “Back & Spine Injuries” Sep. 18, 2014