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Spinal cord injuries may occur as a consequence of a motor vehicle crash, work-related incident or slip and fall accident.  Of course, there are also additional types of circumstances that may lead to spinal cord injuries.  Without question, the physical damages alone can be overwhelming and debilitating.  A spinal cord injury may further cause emotional harm to the injured party and family members.  We strongly suggest seeking the advice of an experienced spinal cord injury lawyer if you or a loved one has suffered a spinal cord injury.

For more than 55 years, Munley Law has handled a multitude of cases involving catastrophic claims. Our office is conveniently located in Scranton and our attorneys are licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. We have successfully represented spinal cord victims in all three jurisdictions.

What Constitutes a Spinal Cord Injury?

The National Institutes of Health provides information concerning spinal cord injuries. They may occur as a result of harm to the spinal cord itself.  Alternatively, they may represent damage to the nerves at the end of the spinal column. Circumstances may be further impeded by bone fragmentation, nerve impingement or other complications. In rare cases, the spinal cord may actually be severed. The resultant damage of any spinal cord injury affects the communication between the brain and the body. Some of the disabilities that may occur as the result of a spinal cord insult include the following:

  • Quadriplegia: Paralysis to all four limbs and the torso. This includes partial paralysis as well as all total paralysis. This type of injury generally represents an injury to the cervical (neck region) of the spine. Some claimants may also experience difficulty breathing on their own, speaking and experience bowel incontinence.
  • Paraplegia: Individuals who have experienced lower spinal cord injuries may become paraplegic as a result of the insult. This may represent legs and hips paralysis and could also include issues with bladder and bowel control.
  • Other Spinal Cord Injuries: A spinal cord injury at any level may cause a degree of paralysis. The nerves in the affected areas may have a severe impact on multiple parts of the body.

The level of care associated with spinal cord injuries can be devastating.  Obviously, they are also life changing as it may be necessary to retain home care and become totally disabled.  It is extremely important to retain legal counsel who recognizes the lifetime effects of this type of injury.

Speak to a Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer in Scranton Today

If you believe that someone else caused you or your loved one to suffer a spinal cord injury, we believe that we can assist you.  The lawyers and staff of Munley Law are empathetic and consider your wellbeing foremost.  We will work with the insurance company to ensure you receive the care you are entitled to, as well as compensation for your injuries. Contact us by phone or telephone to see how we can assist you.  There are NO upfront costs for our representation.  We are paid at the end of the case in accordance with the law.

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If you think you may have a personal injury case, contact us now for a FREE consultation.

    Marion not only is an accomplished lawyer who gets great results, but also she brings genuine compassion and zealous advocacy to each person she represents. Our firms have worked together on important cases and I look forward to future opportunities to work together. Rena Leizerman

    I contacted [Attorney] about a car accident I had, and I met with her and she was very polite and very kind, and told me she was gonna help me through this experience that I’d never gone through before. She and her team answered my calls, my questions, and my concerns for everything and anything I needed. Also she and her team made me feel like a part of their family and I thank them very much for their experience. David, Car Accident Client

    [Attorney] Munley and Munley Law have been absolutely awesome to work with. After wasting years with another firm working on my case, Munley Law was able to get me the social security disability that I deserved. You walk in to Munley Law and are greeted with a friendly smile and courtesy. They are highly confidential, well organized and extremely knowledgeable about social security disability – they really know what they are doing. They were with me every step of the way, did all of the leg work, and returned calls promptly. They assured me that if we didn’t win, we would keep fighting, because I deserved this. They were professional and courteous, and I had complete trust in them. I highly recommend Munley Law – they will fight on your behalf. Sandy, Social Security Disability Case

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