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Injuries to the spinal cord are not always permanent, but always life-changing. These injuries have a dramatic effect on the lives of victims and their families. Spinal cord injuries, many resulting in permanent paralysis, are often caused by the negligence of others, such as surgical mishaps or malpractice, recreational accidents, injuries suffered during birth, vehicle accidents, industrial or construction accidents, defective products or machinery, and even accidental exposure to toxic materials.
Foldenauer Law Group’s personal injury attorneys have the knowledge and practical experience in spinal cord injury litigation to ensure you receive full and fair compensation for all your expenses and suffering. Our attorneys have represented numerous clients who sustained catastrophic injuries and understand that injuries to the spinal cord and brain have long-term consequences that must be addressed thoroughly to ensure all necessary treatments are received and that the victim’s financial standing is not irreparably harmed.

Spinal Cord Injury Statistics

The National Center for Injury Prevention indicates that more than one million Americans suffer a serious injury to the brain and/or spinal cord every year; young children account for almost one third of those injuries. The costs to care for and support a victim of a serious spinal cord injury over his lifetime are daunting. When those injuries are the result of another party’s negligent acts, Foldenauer Law Group can help. Our attorneys investigate and pursue your claims with a firm resolve to eliminate or mitigate the cost of your medical care and treatment associated with your injuries.

Spinal Cord Injury Types

Common types of spinal cord injuries may include:
  • Paralysis and loss of sensation
  • Spinal contusions
  • Severed spinal cord
  • Central cord syndrome
  • Anterior cord syndrome
  • Brown-Sequard syndrome
  • Partial nervous system damage
  • Vertebral subluxation

Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries

Approximately 42 percent of spinal cord injuries are caused by motor vehicle accidents. When violence is a factor, gunshot wounds are most likely to cause spinal cord damage. The injured person could lose sensation or the ability to move any body parts below the point of injury, temporarily or for life.
The most common causes of accidents that result in spinal cord injuries are:
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Airplane accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Auto accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
Foldenauer Law Group’s spinal cord injury attorneys dramatically increase the probability that you will receive full compensation for any loss of earnings, pain and suffering, medical expenses, and other related costs. Typical lifetime treatment costs after this type of injury can range from approximately $1 million to $3 million for medical care. We refer our clients who lack personal health insurance to our extended network of medical providers willing to work on a lien basis so they are able to obtain the treatment and care they deserve. Foldenauer Law Group is focused on its clients. We are motivated by our clients needs to regain their physical, mental and financial health following a life altering injury.


If you or someone you know has suffered a spinal cord injury as a result of another’s negligence or wrongdoing, or a family member has suffered an accidental death, please call us today at (619) 564-8877. We will provide a free in-person consultation, listen to all of your questions and concerns, assist in obtaining needed medical treatment and care, and develop a winning strategy to maximize recovery and compensation. There are no up-front fees or costs. We do not charge until we win your case. We look forward to earning your trust and the honor of being your attorneys.

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