Paralysis is defined as the loss of an individual’s ability to move some or all or parts of their body. This is the result of misfires between the spinal cord and the brain due to trauma to the nervous system. Depending on the severity of the injury, the individual can lose the ability to lose movement in their digits, limbs, entire right or left side, or even their entire body.
If another person’s actions or omission has caused you or a loved one to become paralyzed, contact us today to seek advice from our California paralysis injury lawyers. Paul Rosenbaum and Associates is dedicated to fighting for the rights of paralysis injury victims.
If the careless or malicious actions of another resulted in physical trauma, such as a spinal cord injury, which caused paralysis, you likely have just grounds to seek financial restitution. Recovering financial Restitution for a paralysis injury can compensate you for:
In addition, the court may also award punitive damages. Receiving these depends on the facts of your situation or case and are awarded in order to punish the responsible party while simultaneously discouraging others from similar egregious actions.
To pursue restitution, you will need an experienced, skilled, and knowledgeable catastrophic injury lawyer. With over 30 years of experience, Paul Rosenbaum is there to guide you through the litigation process to help you pursue damages for your losses.
According to the California Code of Civil Procedure, an individual has 2 years from the time of injury to file suit. (CCP § 335.1)
If you have been injured due to medical malpractice, you have 3 years from the date of injury, or 1 year after you discover the injury, whichever occurs first. (CCP § 340.5)
Exceptions to this may extend the statute of limitations and may include: Fraud, Intentional Concealment, or the presence of a foreign body which has no therapeutic or diagnostic purpose or effect, in the person of the injured person. (CCP § 340.5)
Get in touch with us today and file your case on time. It is crucial to file your case well in advance of the statutory deadline(s) so that courts will review the claim and you can move forward with pursuing compensation.
Paralysis is not always caused by negligent action or inaction. However, there are a myriad of preventable accidents which may lead to the condition. Severe and traumatic injuries resulting in full or partial paralysis can be sustained in a motorcycle or auto accident, bicycle crash, or even a fall. Additionally, a medical error, such as Erb’s paralysis due to birth injury, can cause paralysis. Our Los Angeles paralysis injury lawyer will evaluate your case and determine the responsibility of another party or entity.
There are several types of paralysis, which include:
Common physical symptoms of paralysis are not isolated to a lack of sensation or mobility. Other physical effects can include organ dysfunction, blood clots, numbing sensations, and sexual dysfunction. In addition, traumatic injury paralysis can cause cognitive dysfunction resulting in brain fog, coordination issues, verbal difficulties, mood swings, spasms and shifts in bodily functions.
If you or a loved one has experienced paralysis from a preventable traumatic injury, it’s important to seek experienced legal representation with a strong and extensive understanding of the laws and legal systems governing these claims. Our attorneys offer all of this and more, and will fight hard on your behalf to maximize your potential compensation.
Our attorneys will manage the entire process of your claim. They will see you through investigating to arguing your case to a judge and/or jury. Rest assured they will work tirelessly in their efforts to aid you in successful financial recovery. Contact us today to schedule a confidential consultation for your paralysis injury case.