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Spinal cord injuries can involve one or more of the body’s 33 vertebrae that make up your spinal column. Injuries range in severity from a complete injury, when the spinal cord has been fully severed, to incomplete spinal cord injuries, which may involve a fracture, fragment, displacement, compression, tear, or other damage to the spine, vertebrae, and nerve cells along your spinal column. We have access to a variety of trusted and respected medical experts and health care professionals that can describe the effects and outcomes of a spinal cord injury at trial and demonstrate in court how these types of injuries will affect injured persons for the rest of their lives. We also work with medical and life planning experts who can provide evidence about the “future medical costs” of caring for someone with a spinal cord injury. Contact us to find answers to your questions

Working with an FDT Law Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer means that you have someone to listen to you and guide you through the process of recovery and seeking compensation for your orthopedic injury.

Spinal Cord injuries result in lifelong changes in function and disability which require care, rehabilitation, and accessibility issues well into later life. FDT Law Personal Injury Lawyers work with a team of medical and rehabilitation professionals and can ensure that your needs are met, legally and medically.

Spinal Cord injury is a uniquely stressful and shocking injury resulting in emotional and psychological injury as powerful and affecting as the physical effects. These emotional injuries such as trauma-induced post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression can likewise result in life-long changes in function and disability which require care, rehabilitation, and accessibility issues well into later life. FDT Law Personal Injury Lawyers work with a team of medical and rehabilitation professionals and can ensure that your needs are met, legally and medically.

Emotional injuries from trauma can have the same sorts of effects as brain injuries. Cognitive decline, short and long-term memory loss, speech and vision issues are all possible symptoms and effects related and seen as stemming from a psychological injury.

FDT Law Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers have community connections and resources they can draw on to assist you at every step of your transition from urgent care to rehabilitation to return to your community.

Spinal Cord injuries can result in employment issues that are long-lasting, from income loss to job accommodation to job retraining and FDT Law Injury lawyers work with economists, accountants, and occupational therapy experts that can assist your reentry into the workplace or your journey to a new career. And at the end of your journey, FDT Law Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers will find the right professionals to document and prove the life-changing effects to a court.

Please visit the Spinal Cord Injury Ontario website for more information about spinal cord injuries.

Being involved with associations serving the needs of victims of spinal cord injury, brain injury, car accidents, and assault and battery cases allows the team to gain a greater understanding of the challenges their clients face, and to assist them further by supporting the organizations that support them to make progress.

FDT Law Personal Injury Lawyers help spinal cord injury victims to navigate through the confusing maze of personal injury and civil litigation by offering helpful, intelligent answers and as much support and assistance as clients require, so they can feel good about the decisions they are making for their lives and their family’s.

You should always update your FDT Law Personal Injury Lawyer with any changes in your spinal cord injury or new information obtained regarding your case. Don’t delay as this information could be vital to closing your claim.

Never share the details of your spinal cord injury claim with anyone besides your personal injury lawyer or those the lawyer has approved. Your FDT Law Injury Lawyer will be able to answer any questions you may have about your case thanks to his or her extensive experience.

When in doubt, talk to your FDT Law Personal Injury Lawyer

If you are ever in doubt about anything at all contact your FDT Law Personal Injury lawyer for clarification. There is no bigger mistake than delaying an important question because you feel you shouldn’t need to ask. Getting clarification where there is confusion is vital to wrapping up your case as quickly as possible and avoiding mistakes that could impact your ability to collect.
One of the most frustrating things for those suffering through a traumatic incident such as a serious car accident that results in spinal cord injury can be waiting for the settlement of your claim.

The process can be trying for everyone involved, including family members and friends, or maybe your employer is missing you at work and feeling some strain in your absence. However, in my experience, those enduring physical pain and emotional or psychological injuries caused by spinal cord injury are usually most affected, since much of their energy is being dedicated to healing.

It’s important for those who have filed their personal injury claim to try to remain calm and helpful throughout the process. For someone who may be struggling with both a loss of income and new limitations on your physical abilities, it can be hard to remember this. Being cooperative when completing the required forms, arriving on time to all appointments, and being calm when meeting with your adjuster are ways you can help the process along smoothly.

Get to know our FDT Law Personal Injury lawyers better by checking out our bios, or contact us directly to find out more about how we help accident victims and their families. Call FDT Law today at 1-800-563-6348.

Spinal cord injuries can involve one or more of the body’s 33 vertebrae that make up your spinal column. Injuries range in severity from a complete injury, when the spinal cord has been fully severed, to incomplete spinal cord injuries, which may involve:

  • Fracture
  • Fragment
  • Displacement
  • Compression
  • Tear
  • Other damage to the spine, vertebrae, and nerve cells along your spinal column

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