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Did A Workplace Accident Leave You Paralyzed?

Last updated on December 7, 2020

If you survived an accident that left you paralyzed, you no doubt felt a range of emotions—anger, confusion and sadness among them. You wonder how you will earn a living, participate in physical activities or enjoy the same quality of life that you did before.

You deserve compensation for your damages—including emotional trauma and pain and suffering. At Walters & Zinn, Attorneys at Law, we help clients throughout California just like you who suffered partial or complete paralysis. Through civil action or a settlement, we can help you recover compensation to pay for damages including:

  • Hospital stays
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Medication
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional trauma
  • Loss of enjoyment
  • Lost wages

What Are The Warning Signs Of Paralysis?

Following a neck or back injury, you may still have a full range of motion—but that could change. Damage to the spinal cord does not always manifest immediately after an accident. Every form of personal injury can become more severe over time, leading to partial or total paralysis. Symptoms that could indicate future paralysis include:

  • Loss of sensation in extremities
  • Incontinence
  • Muscle spasms
  • Pain in the neck and back
  • Lack of coordination
  • Loss of balance and coordination

If you experience one or more of these symptoms, seek medical treatment to evaluate the prognosis for paralysis. Then, contact Walters & Zinn, Attorneys at Law to discuss your legal options.

Paralysis Has Major Expenses

One of the most surprising aspects of paralysis is how expensive it can be. You may need to modify your home to accommodate a wheelchair, take classes on the life skills you will need with paralysis and attend mental health counseling. The financial strain of these unexpected costs is too much for some survivors to bear. To pay for these unexpected damages, you can seek monetary compensation through civil action.

Free Consultations. Contact Us Today

Walters & Zinn, Attorneys at Law, offers free initial consultations, so you have nothing to lose and everything to gain by contacting us. To schedule your initial consultation, call our Sacramento office at 916-800-1414 or send us an email. We are ready to help you.