Of all the types of injuries a person can suffer, injuries affecting the brain & spinal cord have the most life-altering potential. Because the brain & spinal cord controls so many of the body's movements and functions, an injury could be debilitating and prevent the victim from performing a number of normal, everyday tasks. When a person suffers a brain or spinal cord injury in an accident that was caused by another person, the responsible party can be held liable for damages and a personal injury lawyer can help make sure this happens. Chances are, if you have suffered a brain or spinal cord injury your life has drastically changed, and if someone is responsible for causing these changes they should provide compensation for all of the affected aspects of your life.
Whether a brain injury is mild or severe, it can still affect a person and some common issues associated with brain injuries, including:
Most spinal cord injuries cause permanent disability or loss of movement (paralysis) and sensation below the site of the injury. People with injured spinal cords face a number of challenges, especially when they lose the use of their legs or arms.
A spinal cord injury can result in the following symptoms:
Contact a personal injury attorney in Oxnard, Simi Valley or Thousand Oaks to find out if you can receive compensation for your brain & spinal cord injuries!