Spine injuries are typically caused by some form of trauma to the vertebrae or disc that comprise the spine. Whether it is a fracture or a disc bulge that causes neural encroachment, spine injuries can cause symptoms throughout the body. Our New Mexico spine injury attorneys have seen common causes of spine injuries include: car accident, bike accident, truck accident, slip and fall, motorcycle accident, and product liability.Treatment for spinal injury varies as greatly as its causes. However, treatment immediately following a spinal injury is to repair the spinal column and reduce the effects of the trauma. The more long term treatment is focused on rehabilitation and therapy in learning to cope with the spine injury.
Spine injuries may at times result in full or partial paralysis. Typically this occurs when the spinal cord is severed or weakened sufficiently to block neural signals throughout the body. Less sever spinal injuries my impinge on the spine causing sufficient pressure to block neural signals however as the injury is treated and heals, may return to full function.New Mexico Spine Injury Lawyers
As New Mexico spine injury lawyers we know that New Mexico spine injury victims may be entitled to numerous types of damages. Spine injury damages may include: past medical bills, future medical bills, cosmetic disfigurement, disability, impairment, pain and suffering, lost wages, lost earning capacity, loss of consortium, as well as other damages.