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Spinal injuries occur frequently as the result of a vehicle accident, workplace injury, motorcycle accident, boating accident, or at the hands of another. When another individual's wrongdoing or negligence is responsible for your spinal injury, you are entitled to compensation under the law.

If you are a spinal injury victim in San Diego, you need the legal expertise of personal injury attorneys in San Diego, Mission Legal Center, who specializes in spinal injuries.

Call us for a free consultation and case-specific guidance today at 619-564-4455

The Statistics

The Causes of Spinal Injury in San Diego

The Basic Anatomy of the Spine

  1. Cervical Vertebrae - located in the neck
  2. Thoracic Vertebrae - connected to the ribs
  3. Lumbar Vertebrae - located in the lower back
  4. The Sacrum - made up of 5 fused vertebrae, part of the spine, located below the lumbar vertebrae

An Overview of the Spinal Cord

The Symptoms of Injury

According to the Mayo Clinic, the following can be symptoms of spinal cord injury:

Types of Injury

The severity of the spinal cord injury is categorized as either "complete" or "incomplete." Paralysis from a spinal cord injury may be known as: When to see a doctor:

The Treatment

Spinal cord damage can't be reversed; however, ongoing research brings new treatments, prosthetics, and medications that can help with nerve function and encourage nerve cell regeneration. Currently, treatment can include: Note: Seeking the advice of a San Diego personal injury attorney can be important with receiving compensation for medical bills and suffering. A professional can answer any questions you may have and protect you and your loved ones during a very vulnerable time.

Prevention

The Next Step

If you suffered serious injury to your spine, contact Mission Legal Center. We are San Diego Personal Injury Attorneys with a proven record of success in helping those who suffer from a spinal injury, to receive the necessary medical attention, care and treatment you need, in addition to compensation for future care you may require. Call for a free consultation and case-specific guidance: (619) 564-4455. You may also contact us or follow us on Facebook.

As a family owned and operated San Diego Personal Injury and Accident Law Firm, Mission Legal Center is conveniently located in Mission Valley - San Diego, California.

FAQ's

Q: What causes spinal cord injuries in San Diego?

A: The earmarks of a spinal cord injury are bruising, swelling or crushing of the spinal cord tissue. Spinal cord injuries result most often from automobile accidents, violent acts, slips and falls, sports injuries, and other injuries including those that under the influence of drugs or alcohol, as the result of cancer, arthritis or osteoporosis.

Q: What are symptoms of spinal cord injuries in San Diego County?

A: Symptoms that you may have experienced a spinal cord injury include, Loss of sensation, including the ability to feel heat, cold and touch, loss of bladder and bowel control, difficulty breathing, spasms, pain or intense stinging, body weakness, paralysis in any part of the body, pain or pressure in the neck, back, or head, numbness or tingling in hands or feet, difficultly walking, standing, or balancing, an oddly positioned neck or back, and even sexual dysfunction. Read more about spinal injuries here.

If you suffered serious injury to your spine, contact Mission Legal Center. We are a San Diego Personal Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Law Firm dedicated to helping those who suffer from a spinal injury, to receive the necessary medical attention, care and treatment you need, in addition to compensation for future care you may require. Call for a free consultation and case specific guidance: (619) 564-4455. You may also Contact Us