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Are you suffering paralysis after an injury?
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Paralysis, the loss of motion and feeling in part of the body, is most often caused by car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents as well as workplace injuries. It is usually a result of spinal cord or traumatic brain injury and is typically permanent, and therefore life-changing. In some cases, function and mobility may return in a few months; if not the loss of movement or sensation will remain as nerve pathways or the spinal cord itself are too severely damaged.

Any victim of paralysis will experience loss of function and be unable to perform the tasks they once did. Our Los Angeles paralysis lawyer will fight for you to compensate for lost wages, medical damages, and pain and suffering.

Different Types of Paralysis

Paralysis can vary in severity and affect different parts of the body. The extent of the condition is usually correlated with how severe the injury is and where it’s located. Types of paralysis include:

  • Paraplegia: Affects the lower body, including both legs, the trunk, and pelvic organs, leaving one unable to walk and with no function from the waist down. Bladder and bowel function are usually affected as well.
  • Monoplegia: A certain part of the body is affected, such as one arm or one leg. Many patients regain feeling and movement in the rest of their body. Monoplegia can result from brain injuries or localized nerve damage.
  • Hemiplegia: One side of the body is paralyzed. A patient will not have movement in the arm and leg on that side. Although often associated with stroke, hemiplegia can result from a range of different types of personal injuries.
  • Quadriplegia: Also called tetraplegia, it involves complete paralysis from the neck down. A patient has no movement in their arms, legs, or trunk and their pelvic organs are also paralyzed. Quadriplegia typically occurs when the spinal cord is severed or damaged at the neck.

Living with Paralysis

A patient with paralysis can experience serious limitations in physical activity. There may be no sensation or a loss thereof, or one may face chronic pain or sensations such as stinging, tingling, or numbness. Depression is very common among paralysis victims, so a combination of physical and mental therapy is often provided.

Once affected by paralysis, an individual can expect long-term medical care and therapy. Modifications such as mobility aids, wheelchairs, and various other changes around the home can be expected, while special means of transportation may be required. Victims may face challenges in how family members, friends, and others perceive their injury and react to it. Their condition also leaves individuals at risk of pneumonia, urinary tract infections, and bedsores among other problems.

Accidents that Can Cause Paralysis:

Quadriplegia and Paraplegia Injury Lawyer

At the Law Offices of Jacob Emrani, our paralysis attorney is experienced fighting clients in many types of personal injury cases. From filing a lawsuit to fighting insurance companies, the legal process can be challenging. Our Los Angeles personal injury attorney fights for you to obtain economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages cover medical costs, lost wages, and other direct financial losses, but a settlement can include pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life as well.

Severe paralysis cases such as tetraplegia can have a lifetime cost of up to $5 million or more. Any type of paralysis can range from several hundred thousand to millions of dollars, which is why it is important to work with an experienced paralysis lawyer to get the settlement you deserve. Call Jacob at (888) 952-2952 today for a free consultation to evaluate your case.

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In many instances, personal injury cases are about much more than just taking care of your medical costs.

While the often overwhelming costs of receiving medical care and treatment that could be ongoing, long-term or even permanent for your physical injuries are certainly a part of cases like these, your Los Angeles personal injury attorney can also assist you in seeking compensation for injuries that extend to emotional hardship, damage to your personal property and financial coverage.

If you would like to discuss your own personal injury case with a passionate, knowledgeable personal injury lawyer in Los Angeles, we invite you to contact the Law Offices of Jacob Emrani today to schedule a free evaluation of your case. If it is more convenient, one of our dedicated team members can come directly to you.

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