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Spinal Cord Injuries

North Carolinians who have suffered a spinal cord injury already know that life will never be the same. No matter how the injury occurred, or to what extent, the road to recovery can be a long, painful one.

However, when you have a seasoned personal injury attorney on your side, you can take comfort in knowing they are fighting for your best interests and for the maximum compensation you may be entitled to by law.

DeVore, Acton & Stafford, P.A. embodies this mission when it comes to helping our clients who have suffered spine damage, paralysis, paraplegia or quadriplegia. Whether you were injured in car accident, due to medical malpractice or a traumatic injury at work, we know how to build a powerful claim for full compensation, and we will pursue it all the way to trial if necessary.

If you have suffered a spinal cord injury, contact us today to schedule a free consultation with a lawyer at our Charlotte, North Carolina offices.

Knowledge · Experience · A Record of Results

A spinal cord injury can cause limited movement, loss of the use of limbs, or paralysis. It can also cause problems throughout the body, such as breathing difficulties, bowel obstructions, infections, pressure sores, and blood clots. Any or all of these complications could require intensive, life-long care.

Our attorneys have experience investigating the circumstances of the injury to identify all potentially liable parties and all available insurance coverage. We use our years of experience and detailed knowledge of spinal cord injury cases to determine the appropriate compensation you should receive.

Calculating Expenses

To calculate life-long care expenses, certain experts must be consulted. We employ life care planners who can properly estimate the cost of needed medical supplies such as catheters, wheelchairs and adaptive equipment, and the cost of making your home handicap accessible. We often consult with economists to determine the amount of your lost wages and any reduction in your earning capacity. Using this information and the opinions of medical experts who evaluate your medical records, we will draft a comprehensive package of compensation to cover your losses and give you financial stability.

Our goal is to obtain this amount through aggressive negotiations with the liable parties and with all relevant insurers. If we cannot reach a settlement we feel is in your best interests, we are fully prepared to proceed all the way to trial. We have a track record of positive verdicts and settlements we have obtained on behalf of our clients.

Get the Respect You Deserve

If you are facing a spinal cord injury, you need thorough, aggressive representation from a respected law firm. Call 704-594-4227 today for a free initial consultation.