Tucson Paralysis Injury Lawyer
Paralysis is a condition where a person loses strength in one or more limbs or groups of muscles, resulting in limited motion or mobility. Every year in the United States people suffer serious injuries as the result of traumatic accidents. Many of these accident victims will have to live with permanent physical disabilities which will affect all aspects of their lives. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident that resulted in such injury, contact our Tucson paralysis lawyer.
Paralysis injury can occur on a certain part of the body, or it can also consist of complete body paralysis. A paralysis injury is mostly caused by spinal cord injuries (nervous-system damage) that cannot be fixed with surgery.
The Loss of the Ability to Move
Depending on the type and severity of the accident, this condition may affect different parts of the body, leaving the victim with an inability to move his or her body. The following are different forms of this condition are listed below:
- Paraplegia – occurs when the legs are partially or completely paralyzed.
- Quadriplegia – occurs when both legs and arms are paralyzed.
- Monoplegia – occurs when one limb is paralyzed.
- Diplegia – occurs when the same region of the body on both sides are paralyzed.
- Hemiplegia – occurs when one side of the body is paralyzed.
An estimated 200,000 people suffer from spinal cord injuries in the United States every year. Many of these spinal cord injuries will result in some type of paralysis. Paralysis injury may be caused by any number of reasons, including:
The affects of paralysis injury can be very expensive and include hospital visits, physical therapy, rehabilitation, specialists, and other treatments. An experienced paralysis injury lawyer can help you recover monetary compensation for your accident. If you or a loved one has been the victim of an accident resulting in paralysis contact the attorneys at the Lara Law Firm, PLLC.
We can help you document all of your losses, and explain your life changes to a jury. Most of all, a physiatrist may be needed to testify in your case where the doctor helps to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to an injured party. The physiatrist specialize in restoring optimal function to injury victims.