Legal Help for Paralysis Victims
Paralysis is the loss of the ability to move in part or most of the body. It is a devastating injury usually resulting from an injury to the spine. There are numerous causes of paralysis, including accidents, defective drugs, and medical malpractice. There is usually no cure for paralysis and the victim must learn to adapt to the permanent loss of movement.
At Koohanim Law Firm, we understand that paralysis is an enormous hardship that affects every aspect of a victim’s life. Our attorneys are passionate about representing victims of paralysis and helping them adapt to their new life. If your paralysis was caused by another person’s negligence or misconduct, including injuries caused by a defective product, you are entitled to recover damages from the liable party. We will help you obtain treatment for your injuries and seek compensation for your medical expenses, rehabilitation, in-home care, lost wages, and pain and suffering, among other possible damages.
Types of Paralysis
There are varying degrees of paralysis:
- Monoplegia is paralysis of a single limb or region of the body.
- Hemiplegia is paralysis of side of the body.
- Paraplegia is paralysis of the lower extremities.
- Tetraplegia or Quadriplegia is paralysis of all limbs and torso.
Causes of Paralysis For Which the Victim May Obtain Recovery
A victim of paralysis may recover compensation for his or her injuries if the injuries were the result of another person or entity’s negligence, recklessness, or intentional conduct. Examples of may include the following:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Trucking accidents
- Defective product
- Slip and fall
- Medical malpractice
Let Koohanim Law Firm Pursue Your Paralysis Claim
If you have sustained any type of paralysis and you believe it was caused by the misconduct of another person, contact Koohanim Law Firm and one our experienced injury attorneys will assess your claim. We will help you recover compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering, among other damages.