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Paralysis is a condition in which a person can no longer use a group of muscles, usually due to severe damage to nerves in the spinal cord. While some cases of paralysis are temporary, many are permanent. Ultimately, all require expensive treatment, and even those who recover some or most of the feeling and movement in the affected body parts are generally never the same again.
Paralysis injuries can have a substantial and permanent effect on your life, and any damage calculations will need to reflect your economic, physical, and emotional losses. Paralysis lawsuits can involve large amounts of money, many of which are projected future costs, and you should work with an experienced attorney to help you determine what amounts could be.
If you or your family have had your lives turned upside down by personal injury including paralysis, the Chicago law firm of Michael J. Brennan would welcome the opportunity to provide you with the aggressive, skillful legal representation that you will need to obtain the deserved compensation to which you are entitled.
There are four basic types of paralysis injuries:
If you have been paralyzed in an accident, the law allows for damage calculations such as:
Due to the severity of the injury and the potential value of the damage claim, you should work with an experienced attorney before you take action in a personal injury lawsuit with paralysis damages.
In cases involving paralysis, it is important to look beyond the short term needs of an injury victim to make sure that any settlement addresses the long term needs of the victim and his or her family.
At the law offices of Michael J. Brennan, our experienced lawyers work closely with injury victims and families, seeking full compensation for the victims of in the Chicago area. Contact our office today by calling (708) 460-9300 for a free consultation or sending an email through our contact form.