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Has someone you love suffered a spinal cord injury while playing sports? Have you suffered a spinal cord injury as a result of a sports injury? Our personal injury lawyers are here to help. Contact a personal injury attorney in your area today to get started.
Possible causes that may result in spinal cord injury include:
In sports injury cases, it is even more important to prove intent than in other types of personal injury cases. You personal injury lawyer will need to demonstrate that the accident could have been avoided had it not been for the negligent individual. If the other person was acting either negligently or intentionally, they are financially responsible for your injuries. In some cases, the court may find the other individual partially responsible for you injuries and they will be ordered to pay a portion of the total compensation.
Another possibility is faulty equipment of protective gear. For example, football players wear specialized protective gear to limit injuries because football is such a high contact sport. However, if the protective gear breaks easier than it should, it is not offering the level of protection it should be offering. In this situation, the negligent party may be the team organization or the manufacturer of the sports equipment. This may be dependent on if the team organization was aware of an issue with the equipment.
If you or someone you love has suffered a spinal cord injury as a result of a sports injury, our personal injury lawyers can help you get compensation. Contact a personal injury lawyer in your area today to learn more.