Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Attorney in Los Angeles
In spite of all the safety measures and precautions established by an employer, unavoidable accidents may occur in the workplace. Every year, countless people throughout Los Angeles are victims of brain and spinal cord injuries. These types of injuries can occur for a variety of reasons, including:
- Slips and falls
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Boating accidents
- Physical altercations
- Sporting injuries
- Recreation injuries
Whatever the cause, brain and spinal cord injuries have a lasting impact on those who are afflicted with them, as well their loved ones. Ranging from slight concussions to more severe mental impairment with possible physical deficits, workers’ comprehension was enacted to protect workers and their families from losing their livelihood and helping provide a stable recovery period.
Signs and Symptoms of Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries
In some cases, the effects of spinal cord and brain injuries are immediately apparent; however, with certain impairments the impact isn’t noticed right away, as there may be no wounds or other visible injuries. In these cases, it may take several days for the effects to surface.
Signs of spinal cord injuries can include:
- Numbness and tingling in the extremities (feet, toes, hands, and fingers)
- Loss of bladder and/or bowel control
- Excessive pressure or pain in the back, neck, or head
- Balance issues
- Difficulty walking
- Inability to move parts of the body
- Difficulty breathing
Signs of brain injuries can include:
- Confusion and disorientation
- Loss of consciousness
- Headache that will not subside
- Speech problems
- Sleep disruptions
- Excessive sleeping
- Nausea and vomiting
- Light and sound sensitivity
- Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
- Blurred vision
- Impaired memory
- Mood swings
- Brain bleed
Depending on the severity, brain and spinal cord injuries can alter a person’s life indefinitely. Paralysis, Traumatic Brain Injury, memory loss, speech problems, seizures, and depression are just some of the ways in which victims can be affected. Because of the lasting physical and mental effects that brain and spinal cord injuries can have, coupled with extensive medical care and the life changes that are required, those who are affected by these types of injuries – can suffer serious financial hardship. If the accident that caused these injuries was the result of someone else’s carelessness, victims may be entitled to compensation provided by the law.
A Los Angeles Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer can Help!
If you or a loved one is the victim of a devastating brain injury or a spinal cord injury as a result of an unavoidable work-related injury, you may be entitled to immediate and long-term benefits. The Law Offices of Jacob O Partiyeli has successfully represented countless spinal cord and brain injury victims seeking the justice they deserve.
As a renowned personal injury and workers’ compensation lawyer, Mr. Partiyeli has helped countless clients secure millions of dollars in damages; and he can help you, too. He’ll advocate and ensure you will get the settlement that you deserve. Contact Jacob Fights today to schedule a consultation.