Spinal Cord Injury

Connecticut Spinal Cord lawyers

Connecticut Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers

Devastating Injuries To The Spinal Cord

Injuries to the vertebrae, ligaments, or disks of the spinal column can cause a spinal cord injury. Spinal cord injuries have permanent impacts on your quality of life and, in some cases, ability to live independently. Not only do they call for continued medical attention, but paralysis in connection to the spinal cord trauma also creates risks for additional health issues. You may lose the ability to move muscles and feel sensations in the parts of your body below the site of the injury.

If you or a loved one suffered a spinal cord injury, please contact the Connecticut Spinal Cord Injury Attorneys at McCoy & McCoy today for a free case evaluation. 

Consequences of a Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Cord injuries may have many side effects, both physical and mental. The consequences of a spinal cord injury depend on which part of the brain was affected and to what extent.

  • Physical Side EffectsMay include paralysis, decreased motor control, dizziness, vision changes, imbalance, constant fatigue, breathing difficulties, nausea, body temperature regulation, stomach ulcers, fertility problems, bedsores, trouble swallowing, loss of bladder or bowel control, tremors and speech impediments.
  • Mental Side EffectsMay include hallucinations, difficulty recognizing words, faces and objects, short-term memory loss, amnesia, behavioral changes, diminished interest in sexual activities, uncontrollable talking, decreased intelligence and mental disability.
  • Coma or DeathWorst case, the result of a spinal cord injury could result in death or a coma.

Connecticut Spinal Cord Injury Law Firm

At McCoy & McCoy, we believe that victims of negligence deserve to be compensated when someone else causes them harm. This is especially true if you are left with permanent injuries and disabilities.

We combine our experience with our passion, utilizing all evidence, medical experts and eye witness testimonies to ensure that you have the best chance for a maximum recovery. Our Connecticut Spinal Cord lawyers want to see you fully provided and compensated for what you have been forced through, from medical costs to future predicted lost income.

Compensation for a Spinal Cord Injury Claim

In the event that someone else caused your spinal cord injuries, you may be able to pursue compensation. At McCoy & McCoy, our spinal cord injury lawyers believe that spinal cord injury victims who have access to medical and technological advancements have a better chance of regaining their independence. However, these advanced treatments are not cheap, and neither is the cost of ongoing medical care. To recover maximum compensation and ensure that your future medical expenses are covered, you will need a spinal cord attorney  who has experience handling spinal cord injury cases.

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Association, there are as many as 450,000 people suffering from a spinal cord injury in the United States. Approximately 17,000 people suffer a spinal cord injury each year.When those injuries occur as a result of another party’s carelessness or negligence, the spinal cord injury attorneys at McCoy & McCoy can hold them accountable for the following:

  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Ongoing medical care costs & treatments
  • Ongoing therapy costs
  • Lost wages & future income
  • Pain & suffering
  • New construction costs in the home if a person is confined to a wheelchair
  • Costs for specially-outfitted vehicle for paralyzed victims
  • Loss of companionship

Spinal Cord Injury FAQ

What do I do after a spinal cord injury accident?

One of the best things you can do to protect yourself and your future after a serious accident is to hire a spinal cord injury attorney in Hartford, CT. Our team of spinal cord injury attorneys understand how difficult, painful, and expensive spinal cord injury recovery can be. Help is needed during this unfamiliar and overwhelming time

While we focus on the investigation and negotiations, you can help your spinal cord injury case by following these steps:

  1. Attend all rehabilitation and therapy sessions.
  2. Keep up with prescription refills.
  3. Keep receipts of over-the-counter medications and any other bills you pay.
  4. Follow your medical professionals advice and treatment plan.
  5. Document your recovery by journaling your pain and suffering.

What areas of the body does a spinal cord injury affect?

Each body is different and responds in different ways. Generally, lower spinal cord injuries have a less severe impact on the rest of the body. However, lower injuries may result in partial paralysis. Injuries to the upper spinal column, such as neck injuries, can often result in permanent loss of sensation or movement. Tailbone spinal cord injuries can damage reproductive and sexual health. 

How much will my Connecticut spinal cord injury cost?

Spinal cord injuries are expensive and timely. You might spend days to months in a hospital and need to change your entire life to accommodate your mobility. Expenses can range into millions of dollars.

Why hire us as your Connecticut spinal cord injury lawyer?

At McCoy & McCoy, our Hartford spinal cord injury lawyers know what it takes to win these complex cases. We know that no two spinal cord injuries are ever the same. For this reason, we give personalized attention to each one of our clients from the beginning. We work with you and your medical team to determine how your injuries have impacted your life so far and how they will impact your future. With this information, we will fight to get you the maximum compensation for your spinal cord injuries.

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Specialized Legal Assistance for Accident Victims in Connecticut

The experienced spinal cord injury lawyers in CT at McCoy & McCoy can review your case and help you make informed decisions about the best line of action moving forward. We are here to help, always and in all ways, so we encourage you to call our firm as soon as possible.

Our principal lawyer, Frank McCoy Jr., is certified in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy – a distinction that fewer than 0.5 percent of all Connecticut lawyers have earned.

We have served victims of devastating personal injuries and their families throughout Connecticut since 1960.

The New Haven brain and spinal cord injury lawyers prepare your case for victory at trial from the outset, so we can secure your full and fair compensation either through negotiated settlement or jury trial.

Please call our Hartford brain injury law firm today at 860-936-9274, or complete a free case evaluation form to get prompt response from a Connecticut spinal cord injury lawyer about your case.

Client Testimonials

  • My experience with McCoy and McCoy has been amazing. I’ve never worked with a team that had my back as much as they did. They have patience. I would recommend them. Good, honest people are hard to come around. Jessica explained everything. I left the office feeling confident with what’s going on with my case. They are easy to communicate with, which makes things so much easier. Thank you for everything McCoy & McCoy. I appreciate it. Keep up the good work, and keep making people happy!

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  • McCoy and McCoy Law firm is the truth. Plain and simple. I was injured and started out with a different law firm. Called around and was met by the most amazing Rep. She made me feel safe and the situation was going to be handled. The staff there are great and very professional. Jessica was there whenever I called and answered every questions and concerns . If I could give her 10 stars I would.

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  • I want to say a big thanks to the whole McCoy team! They were awesome in guiding me through the process of my lawsuit. Jessica was Awesome to work with. McCoy law firm really cares about their clients. I will definitely recommend them to anyone that they are great and really work hard to get you what you deserve. Thanks again for doing such a great job!

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  • I would highly recommend attorney McCoy & McCoy and their wonderful staff. I had the pleasure of working with Mrs. Jessica Strokes she was very friendly and an overall total pleasure, if I had any questions for her I would call and always got great knowledge advice. The staff also called regularly to check on how I was doing and making sure I was recovering as well as updating on any changes in my case. Thank you again for all that you guys have done for me and making the rough times so much easier as well as settling my case in a timely manner!

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