Tucson Spinal Cord Injury Attorney

Injuries to the Spinal Cord

Like soft tissue injuries, injuries to the spinal cord might not be immediately obvious. However, spinal cord injuries usually qualify as catastrophic injuries and can be classified into two types: complete spinal cord injuries and incomplete spinal cord injuries. With a complete spinal cord injury, the result is quadriplegia or paraplegia, with permanent loss of nerve and motor function to the affected areas. Incomplete spinal cords are those in which the individual maintains some degree of sensation and movement below the injured part of the spine.

  • Loss of sensation and lost of movement on opposite sides of the body
  • Loss of function in the arms but with some leg movement
  • Partial or complete loss of touch, pain and temperature sensation
  • Maintains touch, pain and temperature sensations but with poor coordination
  • Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer in Tucson

There are great emotional effects for the victim's family and loved one's beyond the obvious physical trauma. This can involve frequent medical visits and pain rehabilitation, wheelchair use and the significant alterations to the home to allow for use of a wheelchair. The victim of a spinal cord injury may have to relearn how to carry out their job, or they may be unable to return to the same job or to work at all. An experienced spinal cord injury lawyer understands the nature and consequences of this kind of injury.

The talented, experienced team at Phillips & Lyon has spent 35 years representing clients with severe injuries. We understand the impact that spinal cord injuries have on an individual as well as their family and loved ones. We will work tirelessly to secure the maximum financial assistance you will need, including the greatest possible damages. The Tucson accident attorneys of Phillips and Lyon are committed to protecting the future well being of a seriously injured client.

Contact a Tucson Personal Injury Attorney at Phillips & Lyon who will fight for you to obtain the maximum compensation possible.

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