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Spinal Injury

Phoenix Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers You Can Trust

Skilled attorneys obtaining justice for spinal cord injury and paralysis victims throughout Arizona

As experienced personal injury attorneys, we have witnessed the lasting trauma of a catastrophic spinal cord injury. These tragic circumstances can leave you with without the ability to control bodily functions or perform the most basic daily activities. Many spinal cord injury patients require some level of medical treatment for the rest of their lives, which can easily add up to unbelievable financial challenges.

At Plattner Verderame, P.C., we are committed to helping our spinal cord injury clients live their best possible lives. We work hard to ensure that you can afford the costs associated with treatment and rehabilitation. If the negligent actions of another individual or business have left you struggling to deal with a severe spinal cord injury, you will need experienced legal representation to get the justice and compensation you deserve. There is no need to stress over legal costs. Our Phoenix spinal cord injury lawyers handle all personal injury cases on a contingency basis. You don’t pay us unless we secure a settlement or verdict in your case.

What is a spinal cord injury?

The Mayo Clinic defines a spinal cord injury as “damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal [which] often causes permanent changes in strength, sensation and other body functions below the site of the injury.” They generally fall into two categories: an incomplete SCI means that the spinal cord can still receive or send messages to the brain. People with an incomplete spinal cord injury may regain some feeling or movement over time. A complete SCI is one where the spine and the brain no longer communicate, leading to a total loss of motor function and feeling. You do not need to have severed your spinal cord to sustain a complete spinal cord injury; crushing or bruising part of it can also lead to a total loss of function.

Our firm has been helping seriously injured people get justice in Arizona and courtrooms across the country since 1991. We encourage you to take advantage of the extensive experience our Phoenix spinal cord injury attorneys have with serious injuries, including:

  • Paraplegia. Paraplegia describes the loss of movement and sensation within the lower parts of the body. These injuries may extend into the trunk of your body, but they do not affect the upper extremities.
  • Tetraplegia/quadriplegia. This spinal cord injury extends to the upper sections of the spinal cord, affecting all four limbs. This type of paralysis can be so severe that it may limit your ability to breathe without medical assistance.
  • Paresthesia. This spinal cord injury can cause you to feel constant burning or tingling sensations in your extremities.

All of these injuries are life changing and may also cause emotional and financial hardship. That is why you need to be represented by an attorney with the skills and experience to fight for you.

How our dedicated attorneys can help your case

Our knowledgeable Phoenix personal injury lawyers understand that some patients with spinal cord injuries require a lifetime of care. We have proudly helped folks with spine injuries dramatically improve their lives by obtaining recoveries that pay for top quality wheelchairs and medical devices. We have also successfully secured awards that cover the costs of wheelchair-accessible homes with therapy pools, specially equipped vehicles and other necessary home modifications. We work with top-notch rehabilitation, vocational and economic experts. These trusted professionals help us prove the case, and then help our clients plan how to make best use of the award to improve their quality of life.

At our firm, we take great pride in our legal skills, but we also believe that personal integrity requires us to do more than just file briefs and make arguments for the people and families we represent. At our firm, you’ll have a team of dedicated professionals you can turn to for answers, help and support throughout the process. Our partners are Board Certified by the Arizona Bar Association Board of Legal Specialization as Specialists in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation. We strive to make high-quality legal representation affordable by taking personal injury cases on a contingency basis.

You don’t pay us a single dime until we get a settlement or verdict in your case.

Trusted representation from an honest Phoenix spinal cord injury lawyer

The compassionate spinal cord injury lawyers at Plattner Verderame, P.C. care deeply about who you are and what the quality of your life will be following a catastrophic spinal cord injury. For a free consultation and to find out for yourself why other law firms from around the country rely on our knowledge and have referred difficult cases to us for years, call us at 602-266-2002, toll free at 888-657-3573, or contact us online.