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Spinal Cord Injuries

Kansas City Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers

Bertram & Graf, L.L.C. Representing Injured People in Jackson, Clay, Cass and Platte Counties

Navigating the aftermath of a spinal cord injury (SCI) can be a daunting and overwhelming experience. The consequences of such an injury extend far beyond physical pain, often encompassing emotional distress and financial burdens. At Bertram & Graf, L.L.C., we recognize the immense challenges that come with spinal cord injuries. Our dedicated team of Kansas City spinal cord injury lawyers is committed to providing comprehensive legal support for victims and their families. This guide aims to shed light on the symptoms, common causes, and potential legal implications of spinal cord injuries. Furthermore, it outlines how our experienced legal professionals can assist you in your journey towards justice and recovery.

Understanding Spinal Cord Injuries

A spinal cord injury is a life-altering event with profound consequences for victims and their families. At Bertram & Graf, L.L.C., our Kansas City spinal cord injury lawyers are committed to providing compassionate and effective legal representation for those who have suffered such injuries.

Symptoms of a Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injuries often present with a range of symptoms, including:

  • Loss of Motor Function: Paralysis or loss of sensation in limbs.
  • Difficulty Breathing or Coughing: Impaired respiratory function.
  • Loss of Bowel or Bladder Control: Inability to control bodily functions.
  • Numbness or Tingling: In the affected areas of the body.
  • Changes in Sexual Function: Impaired sexual function or fertility.

How Spinal Cord Injuries Commonly Occur

Spinal cord injuries can result from various incidents, including:

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents: Car, truck, and motorcycle accidents are common causes of spinal cord injuries.
  • Slips and Falls: Falls from heights or on slippery surfaces can lead to severe spinal cord injuries.
  • Acts of Violence: Injuries sustained during assaults or altercations can affect the spinal cord.
  • Sports and Recreational Accidents: High-impact sports or recreational activities may result in spinal cord injuries.
  • Medical Malpractice: Surgical errors or medical negligence can lead to spinal cord injuries.

Liability for Spinal Cord Injuries According to Missouri Law

In Missouri, parties that may be held liable for spinal cord injuries include:

  • Negligent Drivers: If a motor vehicle accident caused your spinal cord injury, the at-fault driver and their insurance may be liable.
  • Property Owners: If a spinal cord injury occurred due to a dangerous condition on someone else's property, the property owner may be held responsible.
  • Product Manufacturers: Defective products, including vehicles or safety equipment, may result in liability for the manufacturer.

Our attorneys will thoroughly investigate your case to identify all responsible parties.

Damages You Can Collect

If you've suffered a spinal cord injury, you may be entitled to various damages, including:

  • Medical Expenses: Past and future medical costs, including surgeries, rehabilitation, and assistive devices.
  • Lost Wages: Compensation for income lost due to the inability to work.
  • Pain and Suffering: Non-economic damages for physical and emotional distress.
  • Loss of Consortium: Compensation for the impact on relationships with family and loved ones.

The value of your claim will depend on the severity of your injury and its impact on your life.

How a Kansas City Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer Can Help

Our lawyers will provide compassionate, aggressive representation to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. Bertram & Graf, L.L.C. can provide crucial assistance by:

  • Legal Expertise: Our experienced attorneys have a deep understanding of spinal cord injury cases and relevant Missouri laws.
  • Case Investigation: We conduct thorough investigations to gather evidence, consult with experts, and build a compelling case.
  • Negotiation and Litigation: We tirelessly pursue fair compensation through negotiation or litigation, depending on the circumstances.
  • Compassionate Support: Our team provides compassionate and personalized support, recognizing the unique challenges of spinal cord injury cases.

Why Choose Bertram & Graf, L.L.C.?

With years of experience handling spinal cord injury cases, Bertram & Graf, L.L.C. has the knowledge and resources to advocate effectively on your behalf. We offer personalized service, treating every client with the respect and attention they deserve.

When you hire us, you get:

  • Proven Track Record: Our firm has a history of securing substantial compensation for spinal cord injury victims.
  • Client-Centric Approach: We prioritize your well-being, offering personalized attention and support.
  • Resources and Network: With a network of medical experts and professionals, we have the resources to build a strong case.

Contact Bertram & Graf, L.L.C. Today

If you or a loved one has suffered a spinal cord injury, don't navigate the legal complexities alone. Rely on Bertram & Graf, L.L.C. for dedicated and compassionate representation. We are here to fight for your rights and help you on the path to recovery.

Don't face the aftermath of a spinal cord injury alone. Contact us today for a free consultation with our Kansas City spinal cord injury lawyers.

Contact Bertram & Graf, L.L.C. Today!

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