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Paralysis
Injury Lawyer

If you have been involved in an accident that resulted in a spinal cord injury, the paralysis injury lawyers at the Ben Dominguez Law Firm can help. We know how devastating this type of injury can be and the effects it can have on a person’s independence and quality of life.  People who have been paralyzed in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another are entitled to financial compensation. With the help of a paralysis injury attorney at the Ben Dominguez Law Firm, you can recover damages that will pay for your therapy and rehabilitation.

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How Can a Paralysis Injury Attorney Help?

At the Ben Dominguez Law Firm, our paralysis injury lawyers can show that your injuries were the result of another person’s wrongful behavior. You may be eligible to recover financial damages that can pay for therapy, rehabilitation, and other accident-related costs. People who are paralyzed require extensive medical care, special accommodations for their vehicles and homes, and rehabilitation, and can require round-the-clock assistance from a caregiver.

The compensation you obtain can cover the steep costs associated with paralysis since accident victims are usually unable to work. This compensation can make up for the loss of income. 

When you hire a paralysis injury lawyer at the Ben Dominguez Law Firm, our legal team can help by:

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Our paralysis injury attorneys will go above and beyond to ensure you recover the settlement or award you need to help with your recovery and allow you to move on with your life.

What Damages Can Be Recovered in Paralysis Injury Cases?

After sustaining injuries in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another, you may be entitled to the following types of compensation:

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Every case is unique. Your accident attorney will assess your case and work with experts to determine the amount of compensation you’re entitled to.

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What Types of Accidents Can Cause Paralysis Injuries?

Common types of accidents that can lead to paralysis include:

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What Are the Types of
Paralysis Causes of Burn Injuries?

An accident can cause various types of paralysis, depending on the severity of the injury and the location.  Paralysis is categorized based on the extent of sensory function loss and muscle loss. 
Common types of paralysis include:

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Monoplegia

This type of paralysis affects one limb, usually the arm or leg

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Hemiplegia

Hemiplegia affects one side of the body and will include a leg and an arm

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Paraplegia

This type of paralysis affects both lower limbs and occurs due to injuries sustained to the lumbar or thoracic regions of the spinal cord.

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Quadriplegia

Tetraplegia affects all four limbs and often occurs due to a high cervical spinal cord injury.

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Diplegia

Diplegia is a type of symmetrical paralysis that affects the same body parts on both sides.

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Hemiparesis

Hemiparesis involves a partial weakness or paralysis affecting one side of the body.

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Paraparesis

This type of paralysis involves partial paralysis of both lower limbs. Quadriparesis 
Tetraparesis is a partial weakness or paralysis in all four limbs.

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Locked-In Syndrome

Locked-in syndrome is rare and involves almost complete paralysis, with the accident victim being unable to move any limbs except for limited eye and facial muscle movement.

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Peripheral Nerve Paralysis

An accident can damage peripheral nerves, resulting in localized weakness or paralysis or weakness in specific muscle groups.

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Focal Paralysis

This type of paralysis can affect specific body regions due to localized muscle or nerve damage.

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Spastic Paralysis

This type of paralysis results from damage to upper motor neurons, leading to hypertonia, spasms, and muscle stiffness.

What Types of Medical Treatment Are Required After a Paralysis Injury?

The spinal cord is unable to repair itself once it’s been damaged. The spinal cord sends messages from the brain to other areas of the body. Once there is damage to the spinal cord, it is unable to work as a conduit for the brain, which can affect multiple bodily functions. 

Medical treatment can include:

What Are Common Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

Types of spinal cord injuries include:

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The treatment of spinal injuries can result in steep medical bills. At the Ben Dominguez Law Firm, our legal team will work tirelessly to fight for the fair settlement you deserve so you can continue to receive the medical treatment you need now and in the future.

Managing Long-Term Effects
of Spinal Injuries

Individuals who have sustained spinal cord injuries that resulted in paralysis often face challenges that impact various aspects of their lives, including physical health, mobility, and independence, requiring ongoing care:

Medical Care and Rehabilitation

Accident victims that have sustained injuries that resulted in paralysis may require ongoing medical care from specialists, including neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, and rehabilitation physicians.

Physical Therapy

Regular physical therapy helps individuals maintain and improve mobility, strength, and flexibility.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy can enhance daily living skills, including self-care, work, and recreational activities.

Assistive Devices

Wheelchairs, braces, and other assistive devices can improve mobility and independence.

Lifestyle Modifications

Home modifications, such as ramps, widened doorways, and accessible bathrooms are often necessary

Transportation

Accessible transportation including modified vehicles or paratransit services, ensure mobility outside the home.

Contact Us Today!

If you were involved in an accident that resulted in paralysis, the paralysis injury lawyers at the Ben Dominguez Law Firm are here to help.

 Let our legal team handle every aspect of your case, so you can focus on what matters most, your health and moving on with your life. Contact us today to learn more.

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