Spinal Cord Injuries
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San Luis Obispo Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers

Seek Compensation for Your Injuries

Spinal cord injuries are devastating. They can leave you paralyzed from the neck down. You may need to rely on others for help with everyday tasks. You may no longer be able to work and your life will change forever.

At James Mckiernan Lawyers, we are here to help you recover the compensation you deserve. We can help you understand your legal options and work to make your case a success. We have the experience and resources to fight for you.

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What Causes Spinal Cord Injuries?

Spinal cord injuries can result from a wide range of accidents, including:

Symptoms of a Spinal Cord Injury

A spinal cord injury can be difficult to detect immediately because most of the symptoms are internal.

Some of the common symptoms of a spinal cord injury include:

  • Numbness or tingling in the arms and legs
  • Weak or paralyzed arms and/or legs
  • Loss of bladder or bowel control
  • Weakness or paralysis in one or more limbs
  • Loss of sensation or loss of feeling in one or more limbs
  • Spasms or muscle cramps in one or more limbs
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Difficulty walking or moving
  • Difficulty sitting up
  • Difficulty turning over in bed
  • Uncontrollable shaking or trembling
  • Problems with balance
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Trouble swallowing
  • Trouble speaking
  • Trouble thinking
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Trouble controlling emotions
  • Trouble controlling body temperature
  • Trouble controlling bladder and bowel
  • Trouble controlling sexual functions
  • Trouble controlling pain

Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries

Most spinal cord injuries are caused by accidents. These accidents can be caused by:

  • Negligence
  • Dangerous products
  • Dangerous premises
  • Dangerous vehicles
  • Defective products
  • Defective vehicles
  • Violations of safety regulations
  • Violations of safety rules
  • Violations of safety standards
  • Violations of safety codes
  • Violations of safety regulations and standards
  • Negligent security
  • Negligent security systems
  • Negligent security codes
  • Negligent security standards
  • Negligent security rules

Over $300,000,000 WON for Clients!

Recent Case Victories
  • $1.35 Million Dirt Bike Accident

    Riding a dirt bike at a friend’s home on acreage, suffered life-threatening injuries when low hanging cable hit the rider in the neck. James McKiernan Law subbed in as new attorneys, found coverage, and settled for policy limits in 4 weeks.

  • $1.3 Million Car Accident

    James McKiernan Lawyers settled our case for the policy limits of $1,000,000 against the driver and got another $300,000 from the passenger’s insurance company for a total settlement of $1,300,000.

  • $1.3 Million Off Road Vehicle Accident

    Riding in the back seat of an off-road vehicle when the driver drove off a forest service road into a canyon resulting in severe injuries. Structured annuity resulting in tax-free payments to the client.

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