Spinal Cord Injuries

Austin spinal cord injury lawyer

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Often known as the “information highway” of our bodies, the spinal cord allows for information from the brain to travel to all areas of the body. When vertebrae are fractured or otherwise suffer damage, it can result in difficulty with all levels of motor function. Spinal cord injuries can involve partial paralysis, paraplegia and quadriplegia.

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) states that in most cases, injuries to the spine occur from a “sudden, traumatic blow.” In most spine injuries, the axons (long fibers which work to transmit pieces of information via electrical signals) will be crushed. When axons suffer damage in a spinal cord injury, it can be impossible for the spine to fully recover.

The following are also considered symptoms of a spinal injury:

  • Extreme pain and pressure in the lower back, neck or head
  • Weakness, numbness and tingling
  • Inability to control bladder or bowels
  • Problems with balancing or coordination
  • Difficulty breathing
  • An odd positioning of the neck or back
  • Complete loss of movement or sensation

Spinal cord injuries are lifetime injuries that require extensive rehabilitation. Identifying all potential sources of liability insurance and directing you to resources that help structure your recovery in order to provide a lifetime of care is essential. When dealing with spinal cord injuries it is crucial that the claim include a prognosis of all the future medical costs.

To seek further information in regards to a spinal cord injury contact the Todd Law Firm at 512-472-7799.

Why Trust the Todd Law Firm?

The Todd Law Firm's founder David Todd is one of the most recognized attorneys in our area. He is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, has been chosen as a Top Three Rated personal injury lawyer in Austin, is Board Certified in Family Law and is a Texas Super Lawyer. But don't take our word for it. Read what the many accident victims we have helped say about us in their client testimonials

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We donate a portion of every child injury recovery to charities focused on protecting children from harm and healing injured kids. We are proud supporters of Dell Children's Medical CenterThe Center for Child Protection, and Hope4Minds.

We handle spinal cord injury cases all over Texas with the majority of our cases in Austin, San Antonio, Georgetown, San Marcos, Bastrop, Travis County, Bexar County, Williamson County, Hays County, Burnet County, Blanco County, Comal County, Caldwell County, Bastrop County, Lee County and Guadalupe County.