We rely on our spinal cords for almost everything we do, which is why a spinal cord injury is so devastating. If you or someone you care about has sustained a spinal cord injury due to the actions of another person, the attorneys at Montgomery Steele Law are going to help you secure the compensation you deserve. An Upland spinal cord injury attorney from our firm will investigate your case and hold negligent parties accountable.
The Team At Montgomery Steele Law Is Ready To Help
When you are suffering from a devastating injury, it is vital that you have an attorney you can trust to handle your case. At Montgomery Steele Law, we will work to ensure that your needs and priorities come first.
From the outset of your case, you will have direct access to your elite attorney. You will never be put off onto a paralegal or a caseworker.
We have a track record of obtaining settlements and payouts that meet all of our clients’ needs, not just some of them.
We take these cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning you will not pay anything until we are successful in obtaining the compensation you need.
Let An Attorney Handle Your Case
Spinal cord injuries can become complex and often involve an extensive investigation. Due to the high total costs involved in treating these injuries, the defendant’s insurance carrier and legal team will put up a fight. Your Upland spinal cord injury lawyer will be your advocate by:
Analyzing all of the evidence in the case
Working with medical and economic experts to calculate your total damages
Negotiating with all parties involved to reach a fair settlement
Your attorney will have the resources and experience to take on the other side, something that most individuals do not have the ability to do on their own.
Spinal Cord Injuries Are Costly
The total cost of care for a spinal cord injury can be difficult to calculate because many victims face lifelong disabilities. The National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC) says that the cost of care for the first year after a spinal cord injury ranges from $359,000 to over $1.1 million, depending on the severity of the injury. Each following year of medical care can cost anywhere from $43,000 to $191,000.
These figures do not include other hidden costs, which can include:
Home and vehicle modifications to ease mobility for the victim
The cost of travel to and from spinal cord injury specialists
Emotional and psychological counseling for the victim
These injuries occur in a variety of ways, including the following:
If you or someone you care about has sustained a spinal cord injury due to the carelessness or negligence of another person, seek legal assistance today. At Montgomery Steele Law, our personal injury attorneys in Upland are ready to get to work on securing the compensation you are entitled to, which could include:
Your medical expenses related to the incident
The cost of future medical care or long-term in-home care
Lost income and benefits if you are unable to return to work
Pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life damages
Possible punitive damages against those responsible
If you need an Upland spinal cord injury attorney, you can contact us for a free case evaluation by clicking here or calling us at (909) 312-2111. To learn more about spinal cord injuries, check out the spinal cord injury FAQ by the National Institute of Health (NIH).