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Spinal Injury Compensation Claims

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Spinal Cord Injury Claims

Spinal injuries are very often traumatic life changing events, and the consequences for the injured person and their family can be severe. Spencers are spinal cord injury solicitors and we will establish an understanding of the difficulties facing the injured person, their family and secure a level of compensation to provide the best medical care, rehabilitation and support for as long as is needed.

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We are experts in securing compensation for clients who have suffered traumatic spinal cord injuries as a result of accidents that were not their fault, to pay for rehabilitation, adaptations to their home, the cost of care and support, loss of future earnings and therapies.

Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries are almost always very serious and result in some kind of restriction in the ability to move or feel (paralysis). The exact location and severity of the damage are the two main factors that determine any resulting disability which can include paralysis in the arms, legs, torso or impaired breathing and body functions.

  • Cervical - Relates to areas around the neck and head with injury usually result in full or partial tetraplegia or quadriplegia (loss of use to limbs and torso).
  • Thoracic - Commonly referred to as the area between the head and abdomen. Injuries in this region of the spine usually result in paraplegia (loss of use to lower limbs).
  • Lumbosacral - The area around the lower back, abdomen and pelvic region. Spinal injuries here can decrease control of the legs, hips and urinary system.
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome - Is a condition where nerves at the base of the spinal cord become compressed resulting in damage to the nerves controlling the bladder and bowel.

Experienced Spinal Cord Injury Solicitors

Injuries to the spine can occur in a variety of circumstances, including road accidents, accidents at work or whilst playing sport. Through no fault of their own, an injured person may be left temporarily or permanently paralysed.

We handle spinal injury claims within our complex injury team and one of our experienced solicitors will establish a unique understanding of the injured person's circumstances and needs.

  • We will arrange a home visit to allow our solicitors to fully understand the circumstances of the accident in the most convenient setting for the injured person.

  • We will work with medical professionals to meticulously define the status of the damage to the spine and what the long term prognosis will be. Arranging a rehabilitation and immediate needs assessment will be one of the first things we do.

  • From here we will establish any immediate and ongoing medical needs and create a comprehensive claim that covers the cost of all current and future care.

Contact Spinal Injury Specialists

We want to help you overcome the difficulties you face by making a meticulous and effective spinal injury compensation claim.

Call us today on 08000 93 00 94 to discuss your claim with one of our advisors, or complete an Online Claim Enquiry and we'll call you back to arrange a home visit.

If you're worried about legal fees, don't be. Most claims are normally dealt with under a no win no fee arrangement, so if your claim doesn't succeed you won't pay for our work.

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Back Injury Claims

Not all back injuries involve damage to the Spinal Cord, and we can provide help and advice with all types of back and lifting injuries.

SPINAL INJURIES ASSOCIATION PARTNER

The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) is a charity set up to give help and support to people affected by spinal cord injury.

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Spencers Solicitors are a SIA corporate partner and spinal injury specialists.

Visit www.spinal.co.uk for more information on the work they do.

As experienced spinal injury compensation solicitors, we regularly gain maximum personal injury compensation awards for our clients.

We will work meticulously on your spine injury claim, seeing the big picture of your circumstances and include everything you will be entitled to claim for.

We always deal thoroughly with the two main aspects of spinal injury compensation: we seek damages in relation to your personal injury and we seek reimbursement of all of your financial losses, both past and future.

Raising Awareness of Spinal Cord Injuries

There are over 40,000 people with a spinal cord injury in the UK

Spencers Solicitors supports Spinal Cord Injuries Day which aims to raise understanding of spinal cord injuries and demonstrate the positive future that it's possible to have after suffering such an injury.

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