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By John Kristensen of Kristensen, LLP posted in Personal Injuries on Friday, March 8, 2019.
How Spine Injury Victims Can Get Legal Help

There is no price that can be put on your mind, your body, and your overall health – when any of those are jeopardized, the most important thing you can do is prioritize your recovery and your brightest possible future. Your spine is literally the pillar of your body, and any injuries sustained can have a broad spectrum of implications.


First, and most importantly, is the matter of your immediate health and well-being. A spinal industry is any damage sustained to the nerves, muscles, bones, or any other portion of the spinal column that runs through your back. The spine is the epicenter of the body, and its role is unbelievably multifaceted – damage to this integral portion of the body can have major or minor consequences, which could be either fully treatable or have lasting impacts. On the most extreme side, paralysis, severe and chronic pain, or even death are among the possible outcomes for someone who has suffered a spinal injury. The moment injury is sustained, it is paramount that immediate and experienced medical care is sought so that a treatment plan can be put into action. The sooner the damage is evaluated and treated, in many cases, the better chance an optimal recovery can be made. Nothing is more important than your health.


Second, and also incredibly importantly, are the costs associated with any treatment. Health is always the priority, but unfortunately the reality of healthcare is that there is an cost with receiving necessary care. This is where we seek to make the biggest impact on your behalf. Your medical professionals are the experts of your physical well-being, but our expertise is working on behalf of your financial well-being and ensuring the responsible parties for your injury are held fully accountable so that you can receive the best possible short- and long-term treatment with confidence. Spinal injuries can be, in many cases, the result of motor vehicle accidents, workplace incidents, or other forms of negligence on the part of a third party. If such has been the case for you, or someone you love, a personal injury lawsuit seeks to obtain compensation for:


  • Your pain and suffering
  • Any medical bills incurred
  • Other types of damage caused by the responsible party or parties


Your physical recovery and well-being is a difficult enough journey to undertake, so please allow us to ensure your anxieties remain focused there rather than on the financial duties that you should not be expected to bear as the result of another party’s recklessness.


Once the immediate uncertainties have been faced, long-term healthcare is another important item for you to face with confidence, including your financing options. The most immediate time period following the injury is often the most stressful, but your expected recovery over the long term, as well as any ongoing financial resources that may be required, is also a serious matter of concern. Recovery from a significant injury is a complex process – the physical portion of your recovery is important, but there can be mental and emotional elements that are of equal importance. You deserve to move forward confident in your future, all aspects of your future. If you or a loved one has been affected by a spine injury, please reach out to our office so we can determine the viability of your case and seek justice and compensation for the harm that has come to you. We firmly believe the victim should not need to focus on the financial logistics of their recovery, so they can instead remain focused on building their best possible future.