San Francisco Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer
Evaluating a Spinal Cord Injury
A young lawyer today is far more likely to encounter a case involving paraplegia
or quadriplegia than an experienced lawyer of twenty years ago. Clearly,
victims of spinal cord injury benefit from recent medical advances in
treatment, particularly rehabilitative treatment. Rehabilitation centers
throughout the United States can assist (certainly more than twenty years
ago) in getting the plaintiff back to a productive, albeit limited, lifestyle.
It is the challenge of the trial lawyer to obtain via settlement or trial,
an adequate award for the injured plaintiff. An adequate award speaks
to justice and provides the plaintiff the funds necessary to survive.
Obviously, mere “survival” is meaningless if the plaintiff
is not properly medically cared for.
Liability must be thoroughly reviewed before acceptance of a spinal cord
injury case. Thereafter, and only if liability justifies involvement,
counsel must begin by evaluating the prospective client’s spinal
Regardless of the severity, spinal cord injuries require the immediate
and careful attention of skilled medical professionals. We at Scarlett
Law Group wish to help you obtain not just the appropriate medical care
you need, but also the full compensation you need to pay for all the costs
related to your catastrophic injury. We will consult with a group of specialists
in order to ensure that your claim encompasses all the aspects of your
spinal cord injury. This includes a careful evaluation of your medical
records and consulting with your physician or medical provider.
No two spinal cord injuries are the same. Some factors that we will take
into consideration when evaluating your case include:
- The complete extent of the injury
- Life expectancy
- Medical treatment and equipment needs
- Infection risk
- The client’s mental condition
- Damages including wage loss, loss of enjoyment of life, trauma to the marital
To Learn More, Speak With Our San Francisco Catastrophic Injury Attorneys
Spinal cord injuries are devastating injuries, mentally as well as physically.
Our firm would like to make this situation less overwhelming by taking
care of all the details related to your case, allowing you to focus entirely
on your rehabilitation. Contact us today to learn more about your options
and how we can fight for you.
Don’t hesitate to call us to learn more about you rights as an injured victim in San Francisco, CA.