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Portland Spine Injury Attorney

Spinal cord injuries can lead to permanent disabilities and often completely change a person’s life. If you or someone you love has sustained a spinal cord injury due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, let Nichols Law Group get to work today. We will investigate what happened in this incident and work to secure the compensation you are entitled to. Call our Portland spine injury attorneys today.

Nichols Law Group will help you with this case

When you are suffering from a spine injury, you must find an attorney you can trust professionally and personally. The team at Nichols Law Group is ready to help you through this.

  • We have more than 35 years of experience handling personal injury law cases. By focusing solely on personal injury cases, we have a unique advantage over law firms that handle multiple practice areas.
  • We take a client-centered approach to litigation. We listen to the concerns and needs of each client so we can make a comprehensive case strategy moving forward.
  • Our clients pay no upfront legal costs. We take our cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning you only pay after we secure a favorable settlement or verdict on your behalf.

What will an attorney do for a spinal injury case?

Spinal cord injury cases can become incredibly complex because they often involve comprehensive settlement plans. Your Portland spine injury lawyer will:

  • Obtain all evidence related to your spine injury. This can include photo and video surveillance of the incident, accident reports, eyewitness statements, and more.
  • Ensure you are evaluated by spinal cord specialists who can fully assess your injury and testify on your behalf.
  • Negotiate with all other parties involved in the case in order to secure compensation for all of your spinal cord injury expenses (past, present, and future).

What causes spinal cord injuries?

According to data from the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, there are various causes of spinal cord injuries. They say that the primary causes include the following:

  • vehicle accidents (38.3%)
  • falls (31.6%)
  • violence (13.8%)
  • sports and recreation incidents (8.2%)
  • medical or surgical mistakes (4.6%)
  • other (3.5%)

The cost of treating a spinal cord injury can be tremendous. The first-year cost of medical treatment for a spinal cord injury can range from $359,000 to over $1.1 million, depending on

the severity of the injury and the level of paralysis. Every following year of medical costs ranges from approximately $50,000 to $200,000. These costs do not include any of the extensive non-medical expenses victims and their families incur, such as loss of income, home and vehicle modifications, travel to and from specialists, and emotional and psychological damages.

Will I be able to get compensation for my injury?

If you or somebody you care about has sustained a spine injury that was caused by the negligent actions of another person, seek legal assistance today. At Nichols Law Group, our dedicated team has the experience you need to secure the compensation you deserve. This can include:

Compensation for all medical bills related to the spine injury

  • Lost wages and benefits if you can no longer work
  • General household expenses
  • Coverage of physical therapy expenses
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Possible punitive damages against the negligent party

When you need a Portland spine injury attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling 503-224-3018.