Washington Paralysis Injury Attorneys
Phillips Law Firm Can Handle Your Paralysis Claim
Paraplegia and Quadriplegia can have similar causes, but the results are quite different. These two types of paralysis in most cases in the United States are caused by car crashes, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, and workplace accidents. The experienced lawyers at Phillips Law Firm will help you seek proper compensation for your injury.
What Causes Paraplegia?
What Causes Quadriplegia?
Living With Paraplegia and Quadriplegia
- Activities Serious life changes in the types of physical activities should be expected.
- Depression Depression is common and victims should continuously seek both mental and physical therapy to help them cope.
- Environmental Changes Modifications to current environments or a complete environmental changes should be expected.
- Explanation Victims should be prepared to encounter people who will ask them inappropriate or repetitive questions.
- Family Victims have found both solace and challenges with family. It is important that family take the time to understand the injury and challenges the victim faces.
- Friends Many victims have found that their disability helps them determine their true friends and bring them in touch with a whole community of people who understand their situation.
- Medical Expenses Paraplegia has ongoing medical expenses and more regular checkups than the general population, however, quadriplegics have a laundry list of ongoing and costly medical expenses (in-home care, machines, therapy, etc).
- Physical Therapy Physical therapy is a integral part of any permanent disability and it is important that it is ongoing through the whole process.
- Relationships Companionship is an issue and the sexual consequences of the injury deserves compensation.
- Work Being paraplegic or quadriplegic doesn’t necessarily mean that the person cannot work. Retraining is an important part of living with the disability.
We will seek compensation for:
- Medical costs – Emergency, hospital, and fees.
- Ongoing medical costs – Physical and mental therapy, pharmaceuticals, and speech therapy.
- Loss of income – Lost wages and potential income.
- Pain and suffering – We seek general damages and special damages.
- Lost quality of life – Due to permanent personal injury or other factors.
Get started with your Free Paralysis Case Evaluation!
At Phillips Law Firm our paralysis lawyers are dedicated to getting you justice and compensation you deserve. Call Phillips Law Firm at 1-800-708-6000, we are waiting to assist you 24/7, offering a free case evaluation. Remember our no fee promise. If we do not recover anything for you, you do not owe us an attorney fee.