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Car and truck accidents can cause serious injuries to those involved. Some severe vehicle accidents result in paralysis, forever altering the victim’s life. In fact, of the 5.4 million people living with paralysis in the United States, 27 percent were caused by spinal cord injuries.
Paralysis can affect the body in many different ways, and can either be temporary or permanent. Paralysis is always a risk in any serious car or truck accident. The different types of paralysis include:
After being paralyzed in a car or truck accident, a person’s life may drastically change. Even if a car accident victim only experiences partial or localized paralysis, this new state of being can affect every aspect of daily life. Just brushing one’s teeth or trying to perform every day work tasks can become difficult following a paralysis injury.
For those whose job duties require the use of the paralyzed extremities, it can cause a loss of work and wages. Other ways that paralysis can affect a car accident victim can include:
If you or a loved one were paralyzed in a car or truck accident at the fault or negligence of another party, contact the personal injury lawyers at Pope & Howard, P.C. Our experienced Atlanta attorneys have handled hundreds of cases and have been recognized as Georgia Super Lawyers. Our team is known for getting results and we’ll work hard to see that you get the compensation you deserve. Contact us at 404-885-9999 for a consultation if you think you have a case against another drive or entity.
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