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Neck & Spinal Injuries

Dallas Spinal Injury Lawyer

Recovering What You Are Owed After a Neck / Spinal Injury

Neck and spinal injuries often have a lasting impact on injury victims. In the most severe cases, a victim may be forced to adapt to a permanent injury or loss, including paralysis or impaired limb use. At Scott H. Palmer, P.C., we are experienced in the investigation of spinal accident injury claims and aggressively pursue justice on behalf of victims and their families. If you or someone you love has suffered an injury, it is important to take action as soon as possible to preserve your right to compensation.

Nearly 100 years of combined experience. Respected reputation. Proven advocacy. Call Scott H. Palmer, P.C. today at (214) 891-3382.

Long-Term Care Needs After a Spinal Cord Injury

Most victims will be forced to deal with the consequences of a catastrophic injury long after an accident. Our Dallas spinal cord injury attorney and staff know how difficult it can be to recover emotionally and physically following a neck or spine injury. In cases of permanent injury, we can help you get the long-term care you need while out of work or in the event of disability.

Some of the damages we can recover compensation for include:

  • Lost wages and earning capacity
  • Loss of future wages
  • Emergency medical and hospital bills
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional and mental distress
  • Physical rehabilitation costs
  • Medical device / assistive equipment costs
  • Home remodeling to make space more accommodating

If someone you love has suffered a spinal cord or neck injury, you may be in the difficult position of working to handle their claims and financial issues after an accident. Our firm routinely works with family members and loved ones of victims. We know how difficult it can be to restore security and will work relentlessly to get you the care and support you need. When we cannot reach a fair settlement through negotiation, we are prepared to take any case to trial on your behalf.

Understanding Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries can have a life-altering impact on individuals and their families. Understanding the different types of spinal cord injuries, their causes, and the long-term effects is crucial for those who have been affected. Our team of experienced attorneys at Scott H. Palmer, P.C. is dedicated to helping clients navigate the complexities of spinal cord injury cases and ensuring they receive the compensation they deserve.

Types of spinal cord injuries include:

  • Complete and incomplete spinal cord injuries
  • Tetraplegia (quadriplegia) and paraplegia
  • Spinal fractures and dislocations
  • Spinal cord contusions and lacerations

Our attorneys have a proven track record of securing substantial awards for clients with catastrophic injuries, and we are committed to providing the long-term care and support needed for those with spinal cord injuries. Contact us today to speak with a dedicated Dallas spinal injury lawyer who can help you understand your rights and legal options.

Don't wait any longer to get the compassionate care you need. Our Dallas spinal cord injury lawyer brings years of combined experience and results to your case. Contact us at (214) 891-3382.

Texas Spinal Cord Injury FAQ

What are common causes of spinal injuries?

Spinal injuries can result from various accidents, including car accidents, falls, workplace accidents, sports injuries, and acts of violence. These injuries often involve trauma to the spinal cord, which can lead to permanent disabilities or paralysis.

How can a spinal injury lawyer help me?

A spinal injury lawyer can provide invaluable assistance by investigating the circumstances of your injury, identifying liable parties, and pursuing compensation on your behalf. They can navigate complex legal processes, negotiate with insurance companies, and advocate for your rights to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.

What types of compensation can I recover for a spinal injury?

Victims of spinal injuries may be entitled to various forms of compensation, including medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, lost wages, loss of earning capacity, pain and suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life. An experienced spinal injury lawyer can assess your case and pursue maximum compensation for your damages.

How long do I have to file a spinal injury claim in Texas?

In Texas, the statute of limitations for filing a personal injury claim, including spinal injury claims, is generally two years from the date of the injury. It's crucial to act promptly and consult with a lawyer to ensure your claim is filed within the applicable time frame.

What if the spinal injury occurred at work?

If your spinal injury occurred in the course of your employment, you may be entitled to workers' compensation benefits. Additionally, if a third party (such as a negligent driver) contributed to your injury, you may have grounds for a personal injury lawsuit in addition to a workers' compensation claim.

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