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Atlanta Paralysis Injury Attorney

Compensation for Partial & Complete Paralysis

Paralysis is caused by nerve damage, which prevents messages from the brain from being relayed to the rest of the body. The spinal column is a nerve bundle which transmits messages from the brain to all areas of the body, including vital organs. A spinal cord injury may leave the victim with numbness, chronic pain, or a degree of nerve damage which results in partial or complete paralysis.

Paralysis is generally accompanied by other medical complications, and in many cases, the victim's life expectancy may be shortened as a result. This is a traumatic experience which has a profound effect on the victim's quality of life. If you have suffered this type of catastrophic injury, you need an Atlanta personal injury lawyer who is committed to pursuing the money that you deserve and need.

Living with the Cost of Paralysis

Although strokes and other medical conditions account for some instances of paralysis, accidents and traumatic injuries account for a large number of paralysis patients in the United States. Unfortunately, the cost of living with paralysis is monumental. The average medical expenses for a spinal cord injury can cost between $228,566 and $775,567 in the first year. Over the course of a lifetime, it can amount to millions. In addition to these costs, paralysis can result in missed wages and lost earning potential.

You may also spend considerable time recovering before your doctor allows you work again. Severe paralysis injuries may result in a lifetime of lost work potential. Besides these immediate concerns, paralysis often causes secondary medical conditions, such as spasticity, respiratory concerns, sexual health complications, skin conditions, and depression. Due to the catastrophic nature of these injuries, it is imperative that you have a skilled personal injury attorney in Atlanta handling your claim.

Henningsen Injury Attorneys, P.C. can help you seek damages for:

  • Your loss of income / diminished earning capacity
  • The cost of your past and ongoing medical care
  • The cost of refitting your home for wheelchair access
  • Your emotional pain and suffering / mental anguish
  • Your long-term diminishment in quality of life
  • The impact on your family life (loss of consortium)

You Don't Pay Unless We Win Your Case

If you were paralyzed in an accident that was caused by someone else's negligence or wrongdoing, you deserve to be compensated for the losses that you have suffered. When you work with an Atlanta catastrophic injury lawyer from Henningsen Injury Attorneys, P.C., you can trust that our team will fight aggressively for the maximum amount of compensation available in your case. We have already secured millions of dollars in damages on behalf of past clients, and we are prepared to do the same for you.

Our legal team represents all personal injury claims on a contingency fee basis, which means that you won't pay anything up-front or out-of-pocket when you hire our firm. In fact, you will only be expected to pay for our services if we are able to obtain a favorable verdict or settlement. For this reason, you would have nothing to lose by giving us a call. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; contact our office today to set up your free initial consultation with Henningsen Injury Attorneys, P.C.


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