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Spinal Cord Injuries After A Michigan Car Accident -MI Spine Injury Lawyer

Our car accident lawyers represent clients who suffer from a spinal cord injury after a Michigan car accident. We handle cases involving lawsuits against a negligent driver as well as cases against No-Fault Insurance companies for denying or underpaying insurance benefits.

According to the Center for Disease Control (hpp://www.cdc.gov), there are over 200,000 people currently living in the United States with spinal cord injuries.  The most common cause of a spinal cord injury in this country is a motor vehicle accident, which accounts for 45% of all spinal cord injuries.  The estimated lifetime cost to care for a spinal cord injury survivor is between $500,000 to more than $3,000,000 depending on the age of the patient and the severity of the injury.

Common Outcomes of Spinal Cord Injuries After A Michigan Car Accident

The effects of spinal cord injuries after a Michigan car accident can be devastating, both to the survivor and the survivor'’ family. Some of the most common outcomes of a spinal cord injury after a Michigan car accident include:
  • Paraplegia
  • Tetraplegia
  • Respiratory problems
  • Urinary problems
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Psychological side effects
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Death

Prevent Spinal Cord Injuries After A Michigan Car Accident

If you are involved in a car accident, there is no one sure way to ensure that you will not be seriously injured or suffer from a spinal cord injury. However, there are some preventative measures a motorist can take to help avoid these consequences. These preventative measures include:
  • Wear a seat belt
  • Don’t drive while intoxicated
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Keep a safe distance away from other cars on the road

FREE Michigan Car Accident Book

Our own book, written by Michigan car accident lawyer Daniel L. Buckfire, "The Ultimate Michigan Car Accident Handbook," has been called the best book ever written for persons injured in Michigan car accidents. It answers all of your questions, in plain English, about your legal rights against negligent drivers as well as your available benefits under the Michigan No-Fault Law. We'll send it to you for FREE!

Contact Your Michigan Car Accident Lawyer

For more information about your rights after a Michigan car accident, call us at (800) 606-1717 to speak with an experienced car accident lawyer or simply submit this contact form and someone will call you shortly.