Paralysis And Spinal Cord Injuries
Twin Cities Spinal Cord Injury Attorneys
Paralysis is a partial or complete loss of function, especially when involving a motion or sensation in a part of the body. There are two degrees of paralysis. The first is paraplegia that refers to paralysis from approximately the waist down. The second is quadriplegia that refers to paralysis from approximately the shoulders down.
According to the American Paralysis Association, 11,000 new spinal cord injuries occur every year and 56% of the injuries are to people between the ages of 16 and 30. Spinal cord injuries are caused by several different factors including automobile accidents (37%), violence (28%), falls (21%), sports related injuries (6%) and other incidents (8%).
At Fay & Associates, LLC. we understand how devastating and overwhelming a spinal cord injury can be. If you sustained such an injury as a result of the carelessness or negligence of another, then we would like to help you make a claim against the at fault party. We work actively on our clients behalf to ensure that s/he receives the best recovery possible in the least amount of time. We don’t settle for anything less than what is in our clients best interest. Contact our Minneapolis attorneys at 612-333-6900 for a free consultation regarding your accident and your rights.