Every year in the United States people suffer serious injuries as the result of traumatic accidents. Many of these accident victims will have to live with permanent physical disabilities, such as paralysis, which will affect all aspects of their lives. Paralysis is a condition where a person loses strength in one or more limbs or groups of muscles, resulting in limited motion or mobility. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident that resulted in paralysis, contact a Nevada paralysis lawyer at The Law Office of David Sampson, LLC.Depending on the type and severity of the accident, the paralysis may affect different parts of the body, leaving the victim with partial or total paralysis. The following are different forms of paralysis:
Paraplegia- occurs when the legs are partially or completely paralyzed.
Quadriplegia- occurs when both legs and arms are paralyzed.
Monoplegia- occurs when one limb is paralyzed.
Diplegia- occurs when the same region of the body on both sides are paralyzed.
Hemiplegia- occurs when one side of the body is paralyzed.
An estimated 200,000 people suffer from spinal cord injuries in the United States every year. Many of these spinal cord injuries will result in some type of paralysis. Paralysis may be caused by any number of reasons, including:
• Automobile accident
• Swimming pool accident
• Medical malpractice
• Sport accidents
The affects of paralysis can be very expensive and include hospital visits, physical therapy, rehabilitation, specialists, and other treatments. An experienced paralysis lawyer can help you recover monetary compensation for your accident.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of an accident resulting in paralysis contact the Nevada Paralysis Attorneys at The Law Office of David Sampson, LLC.