When Can a Spine Injury Lead to Paralysis?

Injuries that affect the spinal cord are some of the most serious forms of bodily harm that a person can experience. Spine injuries can occur in car accidents; slip, trip, and fall accidents; after being struck with a heavy object; and a variety of other situations. While it is well-known that injuries that damage the spinal cord can have multiple negative effects on a person’s health and well-being, not everyone [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:08+00:00May 15, 2021|Spinal Cord Injuries|

Understanding the Long-Term Effects of Spinal Cord Injuries

The spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that runs down the center of the backbone, and it is a key part of the central nervous system. Signals from the brain run through the spinal cord to all parts of the body, and anything that disrupts these signals can cause paralysis, chronic pain, and a variety of other health issues. Spinal cord injuries can occur in a wide variety of situations, such [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:14+00:00February 8, 2021|Spinal Cord Injuries|

When Can I Pursue Compensation for a Spinal Cord Injury?

Every year, around 17,000 Americans suffer injuries to the spine. In all, it is estimated that over 300,000 Americans are currently living with spinal injuries. A significant percentage of people who suffer these types of injuries are considered either paraplegic or quadriplegic. Even if a spine injury does not result in permanent disability, it can have long-term implications including large medical bills, loss of income and physical and emotional pain [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:16+00:00March 23, 2020|Spinal Cord Injuries|

How Can Children Be Protected From Head and Neck Injuries in a Car Crash?

Victims of car accidents often suffer serious head, neck, and spine injuries. Adults are not the only ones that can suffer these types of harm, as children are also at risk of serious injuries, including concussions, traumatic brain injuries, and fractures. Parents can protect their children by driving safely, avoiding distracting behaviors, and following all current car seat regulations. Even with the proper precautions, accidents can still happen. If your [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:21+00:00January 7, 2020|Car Accidents|

What Are the Most Common Types of Neck Injuries?

Next to the brain, the spinal cord is the most important part of the central nervous system, and any injuries to the spine are not only likely to be incredibly painful, but they can result in paralysis, disability, and a long-term impact on a person’s ability to live and work. The neck is an especially vulnerable part of the spine, and it can be injured in a variety of ways. [...]

2022-07-29T15:20:08+00:00June 18, 2019|Spinal Cord Injuries|

Vitamin D Supplementation May Help Ease Depression and Fatigue in Spinal Cord Injury Sufferers

When someone suffers from a spinal cord injury, they may spend less time outdoors. This could potentially lead to a vitamin D deficiency, which sometimes results in bone pain and muscle weakness, and has been linked to an increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease and cognitive impairment. Being that muscle weakness can also be an issue for spinal cord sufferers, one research team tried to see if supplementation of [...]

2016-10-28T09:58:00+00:00October 28, 2016|Green Bay Personal Injury Attorney|

Accident Victims May Require Surgery

Victims of accidents can sustain several different types of personal injuries for which the necessary medical treatment can vary widely. Following an accident, injured victims may simply require a doctor's visit and rest; others may require emergency trauma care and extensive treatment in the hospital. Additionally, accident victims who sustain severe injuries may require one or more surgical procedures to repair the damage. Types of Injuries That May Require Surgery [...]

2015-10-20T14:37:20+00:00October 20, 2015|Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer|

Common Injuries Suffered in Bicycle Accidents

Any type of traffic-related accident can be dangerous and has the potential to cause serious injuries. However, some people tend to be at greater risk for more severe injuries than others. Specifically, individuals who ride bicycles on or near roadways often suffer devastating injuries in the event of a collision. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2013 alone, approximately 48, 000 cyclists sustained injuries in accidents [...]

2015-05-27T08:49:01+00:00May 27, 2015|Wisconsin Recreational Vehicle Accidents|
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