Boston Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers

The spinal cord is an integral part of the human body and plays a vital role in everyday human activity. As part of the central nervous system, the spinal cord functions primarily to transmit signals from the brain to the rest of the body.

The effects and symptoms of spinal cord injuries vary widely depending on where the spinal cord is damaged. Signs and symptoms of spinal cord injuries may include:

  • Impaired function of arms, legs, and other extremities
  • Chronic pain or shooting pain
  • Numbness or tingling in hands, arms, hips, legs, or feet
  • Complete or partial paralysis (paraplegia & quadriplegia)
  • Respiratory problems
  • Incontinence
  • Neck injuries
  • Brain injuries
  • Herniated discs
  • Nerve impingement
  • Limited range of motion
  • Potential causes of spinal cord injuries are numerous.

Some common causes of these injuries include:

Injuries involving the spinal cord usually require specialized treatment and long-term rehabilitation. This treatment is expensive and financially burdensome. If you have suffered a spinal cord injury because of someone else’s negligence, the lawyers at Sweeney Merrigan Law can help you recover the compensation you deserve, including:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages or lost earning capacity
  • Future medical expenses (rehabilitation, etc.)
  • Damages for pain and suffering

At Sweeney Merrigan Law, we are aware of the devastating effects that spinal cord injuries can have on people and their families. We are dedicated to taking all steps necessary to easing the psychological and financial burden faced by victims of spinal cord injuries. If you or a loved one has suffered a spinal cord injury as the result of another’s negligence, call Sweeney Merrigan Law for a free consultation and appraisal of your claim.