What is considered a severe spinal injury?
What is considered a severe spinal injury? Cervical spinal cord injuries affect the head and neck region above the shoulders. It is the most severe level of spinal cord injury.
How much can you get for a spinal cord injury? How much is a spinal cord injury settlement? Because of the drastic nature of spinal cord injuries and the long-term costs associated, spinal cord injury cases are some of the highest-grossing claims from personal injury cases each year. On average, you could expect to recover over $1,000,000.
Who helps with spinal injuries? Doctors. Neurosurgery and orthopedic doctors are specialists that help decide the type of SCI, as well as the medical and surgical treatment. They may do surgery on the spine. They will work with other doctors in intensive care or to treat injuries to other parts of the body if needed.
What can happen in case a person gets a severe spinal injury? Extreme back pain or pressure in your neck, head or back. Weakness, incoordination or paralysis in any part of your body. Numbness, tingling or loss of sensation in your hands, fingers, feet or toes. Loss of bladder or bowel control.