Spinal Cord Injuries
Brain and Spinal Cord injuries can be caused by work related accidents, slips and falls and automobile accidents. No matter the cause the impact of a brain and spinal cord injury is devastating on the victim and their family. This often includes ongoing rehabilitation services including round the clock attendant care. These services can create a burden on the family finances.
Common Types of Spinal Cord Injuries
- Paralysis and loss of sensation
- Spinal contusions
- Severed spinal cord
- Central cord syndrome
- Anterior cord syndrome
- Brown-Sequard syndrome
- Partial nervous system damage
Spinal Cord Injury Compensation in Toronto
In Toronto, there are very strict laws regarding spinal cord injury compensation. The injured party will undoubtedly require legal assistance in order to file a spinal cord injury accident benefit claim with their insurance company, and the accomplished personal injury lawyers at Taverniti | Vashishth are always ready to help. Spinal cord injury victims in Toronto could potentially be compensated for the following issues:
- Physical pain and suffering
- Emotional pain and suffering
- Medical treatments, especially those that are not covered by insurance
- Loss of income due to inability to work
- Punitive damages—though this is not common in Ontario, it is a possibility
- Recovery time
- Necessary physical therapy
- Necessary vocational therapy
- Mobility devices such as a cane, walker, or wheelchair
- Home care assistant
All of the above listed items can be quite difficult and overwhelming for the injured victim to afford, especially if they are deemed ineligible to work due to their newfound physical disability, not to mention the fact that they might also be suffering from post traumatic stress disorder. Even with the financial and emotional assistance of friends and family, coping with a debilitating spinal cord injury can be almost impossible.
Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers in Toronto
Brain and spinal cord injuries require careful coordination, analysis between of your care providers. Toronto’s insurance companies are difficult to deal with and are looking to deny your claims.
Trust the experts, call Taverniti | Vashishth LLP today for a
The spinal cord injury law firm of Taverniti | Vashishth LLP is conveniently located in Toronto, Etobicoke and Vaughan and we are ready to assist you with your brain and spinal cord injury, so call us at (905) 264-8686.