Brain and Spinal Cord Injury

Head, Brain, and Spinal Cord injuries are often hard to diagnose because all of the signs can point to different diagnoses. Potential signs you should look for include:

  • Loss of Movement
  • Altered Sensations
  • Loss of Bowel and/or Bladder Control
  • Exaggerated Reflex Activities or Spasms
  • Changes in Sexual Function
  • Pain or Intense Stinging
  • Difficulty Breathing, Coughing, or Throat Clearing Sensations in your Lungs

With the wide range of signs, a medical expert will need the use of the following tests in order to diagnose you with a Head, Brain, and Spinal Cord injury:

  • X-Rays
  • Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Because of how difficult it is to argue a Head, Brain, and Spinal Cord injury, it is best to hire someone that has experience practicing  this area of law.

With a Brain, Head, and Spinal Cord injury, you will be working towards your recovery for the rest of your life. This will be difficult for you and your loved ones, especially in the beginning when you are completely rebuilding your life around your new normal. You will need to think about the following questions:

  • How will my family make ends meet?
  • Who will take care of me?
  • How much medication will I need to take?
  • Can I even dress myself without assistance?
  • What will going to the bathroom look like?
  • Does my insurance plan cover all of this?

That is a lot to think about at once! Luckily, a lawyer can help with some of that.

To begin your lifelong recovery journey, hiring a lawyer to represent you and your well-being during one of the hardest times of your life can save you a lot of frustration. They will make sure that the responsible parties will cover the following issues:

  • Lost Wages
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Loss of Consortium
  • All Medical Expenses (Past, Present, and Future)
  • Enjoyment of Life
  • Therapy

The world of Brain, Head, and Spinal Cord injuries is vast; requiring a lawyer in the field to have extensive medical knowledge. If you or a loved one is currently having an issue navigating this tough reality, please feel free to reach out to my office for a free, no-obligation consultation. With our experience, we can guide you in what you need to do so you and your loved ones will have an easier time with life moving forward.

Attorney Jillian F. Hayes

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