A spinal cord injury can have lifelong consequences. Even if the injury does not result in paralysis, there is no denying the fact that you could end up with pain and suffering that changes your life forever.
As a motorcyclist, you know that any type of accident could cause an injury that changes your life. This is why you do whatever it takes to avoid trouble on the road.
There are many types of spinal cord injuries that can result from a motorcycle accident, including but not limited to: paralysis, bulging discs, herniated discs and nerve damage.
If you suffer any one of these injuries, you need to consult with an experienced medical team who can discuss your treatment options and provide information on how your life will now be different. Your medical team can consist of your doctor, surgeon, chiropractor and physical therapist (among others).
At our law firm, we regularly witness firsthand just how serious a motorcycle accident can be. Over the years, we have helped many victims receive compensation for their injuries and other damages. This money can be used for many things, including medical bills and making accommodations to help you better deal with your injuries.
When it comes to the long-term impact of a spinal cord injury, you need to know exactly what to expect. This will put you in position to receive the necessary treatment. It will also allow you to take the necessary legal action, ensuring that you put yourself in position to receive compensation from the negligent party, such as another driver.