Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal cord injuries can be dramatically life changing injuries. Largely, the spinal cord is responsible for controlling most of our movements and the ability to feel certain parts of our body. As a result, when a person sustains an injury to the spinal cord, it can cause long-term, often permanent, disabilities. Unfortunately, as we at Hach & Rose, LLP, know, far too many construction workers in New York suffer from spinal cord injuries that leave them and their family dealing with serious and burdensome consequences.
Consequences of Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal cord injuries can be detrimental physically, emotionally, and financially. Individuals who suffer from the most serious of spinal cord injuries spend close to $1.35 million on medical care in their life time. This is because they often have to deal with the following consequences:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- 24/7 care
- Loss of basic abilities
Depending on the severity of a construction worker’s spinal cord injury, he or she may find themselves facing these and other consequences. However, when the injury was caused by a property owner or construction manager’s negligence, it may be possible to hold that party legally accountable for the consequences.
Contact a Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer in New York
Adjusting to a new lifestyle can be difficult. Having to deal with monetary issues on top of your physical and emotional adjustments can be a larger challenge. Let Hach & Rose, LLP help you learn more about your options for pursuing compensation if you have sustained such an injury in a construction site accident. Call 866-LAWS-USA today to speak with our knowledgeable legal team.