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Have you suffered paralysis in a San Diego truck accident? We can help you recover compensation.
Were you seriously injured in a San Diego truck accident? Did the crash leave you paralyzed? Are you worried about being able to support yourself and your family? Are you wondering if there is any way to hold the at-fault truck driver accountable for your injuries?
If you answered yes to those questions, you need a knowledgeable truck accident lawyer who can help you through every step of the legal process. At The Levinson Law Group, our small team of San Diego truck accident lawyers is dedicated to assisting clients to recover compensation after a severe, life-altering collision.
We will stand up to large and powerful insurance companies to advance the interests of our clients. When you choose us to handle your truck accident case, you will get a law firm with a track record of success and a reputation for excellence to match it. If you have been paralyzed in a San Diego truck accident, The Levinson Law Group is here to help.
How Truck Accidents Can Cause Paralysis
Paralysis can occur when a truck accident causes damage to the central nervous system, which is made up of the brain and spinal cord. The National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC) has found motor vehicle collisions to be the leading cause of spinal cord injury, accounting for more than 38 percent of such injuries.
When the brain or spinal cord is injured, it can impair the functioning of the central nervous system. Paralysis disrupts nerve impulses that the brain sends throughout the body via the spinal cord. This disruption in the communication of signals to various parts of your body can impede movement below the area of the injury.
Types of Paralysis
There are many different types of paralysis. Paralysis can be categorized as partial or complete. The following terms are commonly used to describe the side or area of the body that is paralyzed:
- Monoplegia: A leg or arm
- Hemiplegia: One side of the body
- Diplegia: Two limbs on the same side of the body
- Paraplegia: Both legs or the lower part of the body
- Quadriplegia (Tetraplegia): Both the arms and legs or the body from the neck down.
According to the NSCISC, incomplete tetraplegia is the most frequently occurring spinal cord injury type, reported in 47.4 percent of paralysis cases. The San Diego truck accident attorneys at The Levinson Law Group have decades of experience helping clients in all types of paralysis cases. We are dedicated to holding negligent truck drivers and trucking companies accountable.
Pursuing Compensation for Paralysis in a San Diego Truck Accident
Spinal cord damage can have long-term consequences. Paralyzed truck accident victims may need to use a wheelchair or other assistive devices. The lifetime cost of paralysis is substantial, with medical bills that could amount to hundreds of thousands of dollars each year.
At The Levinson Law Group, we are committed to doing everything we can to make sure you do not end up shouldering these expenses. If you have been paralyzed in a truck accident due to another’s negligence, you should not be the one suffering financial hardship.
Filing a truck accident lawsuit against the at-fault parties allows you to recover compensation for your injuries and other accident-related costs. The damages you are awarded can vary depending on the facts of your case and the seriousness of your injuries. Here are some types of damages that may be available:
- Past and future medical expenses
- Lost income
- Disability or disfigurement
- Emotional distress
- Loss of consortium
- Pain and suffering
The Levinson Law Group can assess the full extent of your damages and ensure you are compensated properly to cover all your costs. Because of our unparalleled experience in handling such claims, you can rest assured that we are equipped to take on even the most complex truck accident paralysis cases.
Schedule a Free Consultation With The Levinson Law Group
Contact The Levinson Law Group right away if you or a loved one was paralyzed in a San Diego truck accident. Our founding attorney, Gordon Levinson, has years of experience working as an insurance defense lawyer. Now, he uses his knowledge of how insurance companies fight against these claims to help injured truck accident victims move forward with their lives.
We accept cases on a contingent fee. That means if there is no recovery in your case, you pay no fee. And in most cases, we even advance the costs.