Nobody seems to realize just how dangerous operating a car can be. Everyone seems to think they're good at it and can just do no wrong. Of course, the numbers say otherwise. Each year, over 6 million people are involved in a car accident. In that group there are many deaths and even more injuries. This is sad because there are so many regulations and laws in place to keep accidents from happening but they are glossed over anyway. Unsafe driving to could lead to a spinal cord injury and that could branch out into something more terrifying.
Have you or someone you know been injured in a car accident and are now suffering from posterior cord syndrome? Contact a car accident attorney in your local area today!
Spinal Cord Injuries are some of the riskiest injuries one could have because it can directly affect motor skills and blood flow. One of the conditions that can come from a spinal cord injury is posterior cord syndrome. This condition is considered to be extremely rare by medical professionals. That doesn't mean that the condition itself is a cake walk though.
People who suffer from posterior cord syndrome can feel the following effects:
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, spinal cord injuries are most commonly caused by vehicular accidents. 37% of all spinal cord injuries coming from vehicles alone. The saddest part is that with a little care, these accidents could be avoided altogether. Aside form the pain and suffering on an emotional and physical level, victims can find it difficult to work a proper schedule and support themselves. The cost of medical care and possible live-in assistance could be huge. If someone else's negligence caused this condition, they could possibly be held liable for damages. Don't wait.
Aside from the physical and emotional trauma one could experience from this condition, it may also require long term treatment and therapy. This long term treatment could make it difficult to work an average schedule. The medical costs could add up quickly and make an already terrible situation worse.
If you or someone you know has been involved in a car accident and have experienced a spinal cord injury that resulted in posterior cord syndrome, you may be eligible for the compensation. Contact a car accident lawyer in your local area today!