Paralysis Injury Lawyers in Detroit & Southfield Michigan

What is Paralysis?

Paralysis generally results from spinal cord or traumatic brain injuries, and while it is often caused by physical trauma sustained in an accident, it can also be caused by errors made by doctors, surgeons, and other medical professionals. Similarly, when certain disease processes are not timely recognized and addressed, or if traumatic injuries to the spinal cord are not appropriately treated, paralysis may ensure.

There are varying degrees of paralysis. Paraplegia limits or prevents movements in the leg and lower back area, and quadriplegia can result in loss of movement from the neck down, including the arms. Other minor forms of partial paralysis can also occur, leaving one side paralyzed or with limited mobility in certain limbs. Whatever the extent of the paralysis, the necessary personal care can be extensive and costly.

Getting Legal Help

Sommers Schwartz has some of the most qualified and seasoned medical malpractice lawyers in Michigan, with additional bench strength from nurses, paralegals, medical experts, and investigators that analyze all aspects of a case. We know our way around the courtroom as well as the examining room, and this experience has empowered us to obtain substantial verdict settlements for clients who have entrusted their cases to us.

Whether you were undergoing a brain operation, spinal cord operation or other treatments that left you paralyzed, our paralysis injury attorneys can pursue the compensation you need to continue your life as independently and comfortably as possible while recovering your function and autonomy. When it comes to filing a lawsuit, however, time is not on your side, and you need to contact a medical malpractice – a Sommers Schwartz attorney – as soon as possible. We’d be happy to help.

Contact a Sommers Schwartz attorney today to confidentially discuss your case and learn how we can help.

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