Serious injuries often lead to paralysis for the victim. Many people do not completely understand what paralysis means. There are varying levels of paralysis, all based on what causes the paralysis and how severe the injury is. Victims of injuries that are caused by other people’s negligence should be able to recover compensation for what has happened. At Kurzban, Kurzban, Tetzeli, and Pratt, P.A. our Hawaii paralysis attorneys are ready to get to work on your behalf.
There are various ways that a person can become paralyzed:
At Kurzban, Kurzban, Tetzeli, and Pratt, P.A. we commonly see devastating spinal cord injuries. The National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC) says that there are around 288,000 people living with disabilities from spinal cord injuries in this country. The NSCISC says that these injuries happen due to:
The type of paralysis depends on the severity of the incident that caused it. There are four categories of paralysis:
Spinal cord injury costs vary based on the severity of the injury but can range from $359,000 to over $1.1 million for the first year of medical care and from $43,000 to $191,000 for each subsequent year.
If you or a loved one have been seriously injured and are suffering from paralysis due to the negligence of another person, contact an attorney today. You may be entitled to significant compensation, and the team at Kurzban, Kurzban, Tetzeli, and Pratt, P.A. – recovery law center in Hawaii is ready to get to work on your behalf. This can include: