Severe spinal cord injuries change everything about your life, not least your financial obligations. A high tetraplegiac (someone whose spinal cord has been damaged above the first thoracic vertebra, in the neck) can expect to face medical bills and daily living expenses in excess of $800,000 the first year after the injury, and $145,000 in years that follow.*
Those numbers are for primary medical treatment and life expenses only. They do not include lost pay, extended hospital stays, rehab visits, regular doctor’s appointments, wheelchairs, ramps, medical supplies, prescriptions, or psychological treatment for pain and suffering.
The bottom line is that being paraplegic or quadriplegic requires a solid economic footing, which is usually attainable only by compensation from the negligent party’s insurance policy. No matter how serious your injury, no matter how much you suffer because of this negligence, insurance companies are in no rush to write you a check.
You need an experienced, knowledgeable Kansas City paralysis attorney to get the money you need to live.
At Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C., our Kansas City personal injury lawyers represent accident victims who must depend on a jury award or negotiated settlement to pay these essential expenses. We go further, however, targeting compensation for lost pay, all medical care, all medicine, all special equipment, all psych therapy, even the cost of parking to see your doctor.
We file compensation claims to both workers’ compensation and personal injury lawsuits. When possible, we combine the two claims in a third-party lawsuit. Our clients live or work in Missouri or Kansas.
Our approach is simple. We add up all your foreseeable life expenses, including costs other lawyers and financial experts might miss. We demand maximum compensation for the length and breadth of your losses.
Call the Kansas City paralysis injury lawyers at Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. at 816-307-0056. Schedule a no-charge, no-obligation case discussion with our attorneys. Let us assist you in living your life comfortably and with dignity.
* Statistics: National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center
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