Spinal cord injuries rank among one of the most serious injuries that a human can survive. Spinal injuries can produce total or partial paralysis of the voluntary muscles below the injury site, total or partial loss of sensation below the injury, and defects in the autonomic nervous system that controls involuntary actions such as respiration and heartbeat. Until the second world war, a paralyzing spinal injury that was not instantly fatal resulted eventually in death with few exceptions because of the development of infection of the urinary tract, pneumonia, or infections from pressure sores. Since World War II, the accumulation of better knowledge about the pathological processes that take place in the spinal cord immediately after trauma, plus the introduction of antibiotics, has made long-term survival possible for most patients with spinal cord injuries. However, the recovery potential for patients with a complete spinal cord lesion—that is, total loss of motor control and sensation below the level of the injury—is severely limited because of the apparent inability of the cord to regenerate its own tissues.
The injury attorneys at Baizer Kolar Lewis focus on helping victims of spinal cord injuries win actions against the person or entity responsible for the injury. Our spine injury lawyers understand how severe back injuries can prevent someone from being able to work and take care of a family. Let our nationally recognized spinal cord injury lawyers take care of the legal aspects of your case so that you can win the finances to take care of the expensive medical bills and loss of future wages, along with any other damages that may be available under Illinois personal injury laws.
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The spinal cord injury lawyers at Baizer Kolar Lewis in Illinois offer free consultations to help injury victims learn about all of their legal options if they have become the victim of a severe back injury. The well-known and highly respected personal injury law firm accepts qualified cases for spinal cord injuries caused due to the negligence of another on a contingency fee basis. This means that spinal cord injury victims in Illinois do not pay attorneys' fees unless the personal injury lawyers successfully recover money.
The personal injury lawyers at Baizer Kolar Lewis take spinal cord injury cases throughout the entire state of Illinois, including in Cook County, Lake County, Southern Illinois, Downtown Chicago, Waukegan, Arlington Heights, the North Shore suburbs and the rest of the state.