Category Archives: Spinal Cord Injuries

When a spinal cord injuries change a person’s life, they have legal options available to them. Here are some stories from our Bay Area attorneys that may help.

Recovering compensation for brain and spinal cord injuries

When California residents sustain traumatic injuries to their spinal cords or brains, the effects are often permanent and life-changing. Both of these types of serious injuries can cause paralysis, loss of mobility and many other conditions that make it difficult for victims to function as they used to. At our firm, we help people who … Read More

The effects of spinal cord injury on the gastrointestinal tract

Spinal cord injuries can be the result of slips and falls, birth defects or car accidents. California residents may benefit form learning more about the long-term complications that acute or chronic injuries to the spinal cord could have. One of these complications is gastrointestinal tract dysfunction. After a chronic spinal cord injury, the flexibility and … Read More

Understanding spinal cord injuries

California residents may benefit from reviewing some of the information available on the Spinal Cord Injury Fact Sheet produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Spinal cord injuries may be caused by suffering damage to the neck, upper and middle back, or lower back. Because the spinal cord is responsible for transmitting signals … Read More

California woman sues after being injured in car crash

On July 10 around 7:50 a.m., a 37-year-old woman driving to a nursing class on Highway 17 in Santa Cruz was injured in a crash caused by a truck driver who failed to brake in time and jackknifed on the busy road. On July 17, she filed a lawsuit in Santa Clara County Superior Court … Read More

Why wearing a seat belt is so important in an accident

Even though California is ranked one of the highest in the nation for wearing seat belts, there is still that small percentage of drivers who don’t. Accident victims are brought in to emergency rooms every year with serious or even fatal injuries, simply because they were not wearing their seat belt. But it might be … Read More

Number of spinal cord injuries suffered in falls raises concern

As we age, it becomes harder to fight illness and injury. Our bones become more brittle, making a broken leg or a broken hip not only much more likely but also more difficult to repair. This isn’t exactly groundbreaking news for San Francisco residents, but it does make the results of a recent study even … Read More

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