Spinal Cord Injuries


Spinal cord injuries are among the worst and most devastating catastrophic injuries as they often result in ongoing medical expenses, lost wages, physical therapy costs, pain and suffering, emotional damages and more. Because of the likelihood of such damages following a spinal cord injury, victims of such harm should seek experienced legal advocacy from a highly skilled and relentless San Jose personal injury lawyer right away.Our team at Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation has ample experience handling such cases and can work diligently to make sure you receive the full range of medical treatment you need. In severe spinal cord injury cases, we can retain a case management nurse to coordinate your treatment and help work out the logistics of your medical care. Call us at (408) 292-2434 to begin discussing your options.When you choose to work with our team, you can rest assured knowing:

  • Our team is backed by more than 100 years of legal experience
  • We will provide you with a 100 percent risk-free case evaluation
  • Our legal team has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of the injured
  • We handle every case on a contingency fee basis only

What Causes Spinal Cord Injuries?

The severity of a spinal cord injury can vary greatly depending on which portion of the spinal cord is injured. Depending on the area and severity, an injury such as a
fractured vertebrae can cause a person to lose some or a majority of their sensory functions since the spinal cord is responsible for carrying information from the brain to the rest of the body. Unfortunately, many of the accidents that lead a person to suffer
catastrophic injuries are completely preventable. Below is a list of common causes of spinal cord injuries:

  • Car accidents
  • Workplace accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Premises liability accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Surgical errors
  • Other medical errors

Considering Your Long-Term Health Care Needs

Accurate identification of your need for ongoing care in a spinal cord injury case resulting in
quadriplegia or paraplegia will usually require a physiatrist specializing in central nervous system cases, a vocational rehabilitation expert or occupational therapist, an economist, and a life care planning specialist, as well as consulting physicians and surgeons. We anticipate that the defense will contest every element of your damages demand, so we document your losses and future requirements as specifically as possible.

Call Us Today For Experienced Legal Counsel

Our San Jose spinal cord injury attorneys consult nationally recognized experts in health care, medicine, and life care planning in order to ensure our clients receive compensation proportional to their current and future needs. In cases involving paraplegia and quadriplegia, we work with established health care cost data that detail known costs associated with nursing care, medicine, medical equipment and other needed medical care. Our goal in all cases is to help you recover the money you will need to make the most of your life in the aftermath of an incapacitating accident.

To schedule a free consultation with a legal professional, call (408) 292-2434 now. You can also
send us an email via our contact page and a representative of our firm will respond shortly.

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