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Manhattan Spinal Injury Lawyer

The Manhattan Spinal Injury Lawyer team working at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC has experience with the devastating effects, to a person’s life and their family’s lives, a severe spinal injury. Our Manhattan Spinal Injury Lawyer team conducted research that shows that serious spinal injury affects numerous U.S. citizens and thousands are permanently paralyzed or die from their injury.

The seriousness of a spinal injury can include partial paralysis as well as total paralysis (often referred to as paraplegia) and even death. Those who suffer from some form of paralysis have their lives and the lives of their families turned upside down. Our hard working Manhattan Spinal Injury Lawyer team wants to help victims of spinal injury recover from their injury.

Injury to the spine does not always result in injury to the spinal cord. In many cases, spinal injury can result in a herniated disc, a bulging disc or a compression fracture.

From our extensive experience with spinal injury cases, our team has learned that most injuries happen due to mistakes made during surgery, violent assault, an accident on the playground, a workplace accident and an automobile accident. In addition, spinal injury can be caused by the carelessness or negligence of a third party, such as a business. If you or someone close to you has suffered the effects of a spinal injury, call our Manhattan Spinal Injury Lawyer team to discuss your legal options. Serious spinal injury often results in drastic changes to the victim’s life and can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to treat over the long term. Our Manhattan Spinal Injury Lawyer group at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC knows what you're going through and knows how to get you the compensation you deserve.

Back injury and spinal injury can happen for a range of reasons. Bending down, slipping and falling due to a slippery substance and being involved in a car accident can lead to spinal injury. People who suffer spinal injury, like a lumbar spinal injury, will often temporarily or possibly permanently, suffer a loss function in their extremities. Additionally, victims can suffer severe physical changes like hemiplegia, a noticeable weakening of either side of the body.

When a person suffers a spinal injury, it's crucial that the time to treatment is as short as possible, to help minimize the effects of the injury and help boost recovery time. If you suffered a spinal injury and did not get medical attention due to the negligence of a physician or paramedic, you may be able to initiate a medical malpractice claim against the careless parties. Our Manhattan Medical Malpractice Lawyer team is available to review your case and discuss what legal avenues you have available.

Severe spinal injury or spinal cord injury can also result in changes to a person's emotional state. Depression and feelings of helplessness are not uncommon. While extensive medical treatment may be necessary to deal with the physical trauma, mental therapy may also be required to help a victim deal with the anguish of having their lives forever changed. These treatments always result in medical costs that can burden even the wealthy, which is why having our New York Spinal Injury Lawyer team working on your behalf is vital to helping you and your family.

Spinal injury can happen for a variety of reasons and it can be the result of negligence by another person or party. If this is the case for your spinal injury, contact our New York Injury Lawyer group at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC for a free consultation. Our lawyers are experienced and skilled at getting victims the compensation needed to help pay for medical bills, lost wages, lost benefits and emotional trauma. Please call us at 800.696.9529, online or contact one of our New York City offices in Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, the Bronx or Brooklyn, our New York office in Westchester County or one of our Long Island offices in Nassau County or Suffolk County.