Richmond Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

Richmond Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

Richmond Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

A spinal cord injury is an unimaginable shift in life’s trajectory, bringing with it a range of physical, emotional, and financial hurdles. You and your family are likely facing a long road to recovery paved with mounting medical and healthcare expenses. If the injury happened in an accident caused by another person’s negligence, you shouldn’t be left shouldering the financial burden. You deserve justice.

When you or a loved one has faced the life-altering impact of a spinal cord injury, you need a compassionate and caring Richmond spinal cord injury lawyer fighting for your right to full and fair compensation. Contact Allen & Allen today, and let us discuss your case in a free and confidential consultation.

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Richmond Spinal Cord Injury Guide

Why Choose Allen & Allen for Your Spinal Cord Injury Claim?

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Allen & Allen was founded over a century ago to provide accident victims with legal representation in their pursuit of justice. Since our humble beginnings, we have stayed true to the values that have guided us since 1910—integrity, respect, compassion, and trust.

Through the decades, we have fought on behalf of accident victims and their families, ensuring they are treated fairly by the insurance companies and that they get the justice they deserve. We have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts on their behalf. Our success lies in the personal commitment we make to each client, each case, making their fight our fight.

Contact the personal injury lawyers at Allen & Allen for a free case consultation, and let us fight for you.

How Much Does a Spinal Cord Attorney Cost?

Spinal cord injuries can result in long-term or permanent disability. If your injuries were caused by the negligence of another party, you deserve compensation for your medical bills and other losses. We offer free case consultations, during which we can assess your claim and discuss your legal options for financial recovery. We will also explain our contingency fee agreement, which means our fee is based on the compensation we recover for you. You will be charged no upfront costs.

You can rest assured that research by the Insurance Research Council has shown that people who hire lawyers to handle their injuries claims recover significantly more compensation that those who handle these types of claims on their own. When we make your fight our fight, we will do everything in our power that you receive the compensation you deserve.

Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries

Several types of accidents can lead to a spinal cord injury.

Some common accident cases we’ve handled that have resulted in spinal cord injuries include:

Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries

Do I Have a Spinal Cord Injury Case?

Not all spinal cord injuries become grounds for a personal injury lawsuit. But injuries caused by the negligence of another person or party resulting in medical bills and other losses generally are. Discuss your case with a spinal cord injury attorney at Allen & Allen. We will assess your claim and determine if you may be eligible to recover compensation for your resulting medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more.

Spinal Cord Injuries May Require Extensive, Long-Term, and Costly Medical Treatment

Spinal cord injuries are among the most expensive to treat. The treatment and care needed for spinal cord injury victims are comprehensive and may involve a multidisciplinary approach to address the various medical, physical, and psychological aspects of their condition.

The specific treatments and interventions can vary based on the severity and location of the injury, but they often include the following components:

  • Emergency medical care
  • Surgery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Medications
  • Assistive devices
  • Respiratory care
  • Psychological and emotional support
  • Pain management
  • Long-term follow-up care

The availability of comprehensive medical care, rehabilitation programs, and assistive devices can make a substantial difference in the outcome of a spinal cord injury. Timely and effective treatment, along with ongoing rehabilitation efforts, can help individuals regain some degree of independence and improve their quality of life.

What Compensation is Available to Spinal Cord Injury Victims?

What Compensation is Available to Spinal Cord Injury Victims

Spinal cord injury victims and their families may recover compensation, depending on the circumstances of their injury and the responsible parties. Compensation addresses the financial, physical, and emotional consequences of the injury.

The specific types of compensation available to spinal cord injury victims may include:

  • Medical bills for past and future medical expenses, including emergency care, hospitalization, surgeries, medication, physical therapy, assistive devices (wheelchairs, orthotics, etc.), rehabilitation, and any necessary medical equipment or home modifications.
  • Lost income and loss of future earnings for income missed due to the injury and the loss of future earning potential if the injury has a long-term or permanent impact on their ability to work.
  • Pain and suffering to address the pain, loss of enjoyment of life, and emotional distress resulting from the injury.
  • Home or vehicle modifications to accommodate the victim’s new mobility needs.
  • Assistive devices, such as wheelchairs, mobility aids, and communication devices.
  • Rehabilitation and long-term care for services such as physical and occupational therapy, nursing care, and psychological support.
  • Loss of consortium for the spouse or family members of the injured individual to compensate for the loss of companionship, support, and services resulting from the injury.

How Can a Lawyer Help with My Spinal Cord Injury Claim?

A lawyer can provide valuable assistance and support if you’re pursuing a spinal cord injury claim. Spinal cord injury cases can be complex, and having legal representation can help you navigate the legal process effectively.

Here’s how a lawyer with Allen & Allen can help with your spinal cord injury claim:

Legal Advice

Our personal injury lawyers can assess the merits of your case, provide guidance on potential legal options, and develop a legal strategy tailored to your specific situation.


Your lawyer will thoroughly investigate your injury. This may involve gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and consulting experts in relevant fields to establish liability and causation.

Valuation of Damages

Your lawyer will assess the full extent of your damages, including medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and long-term care needs. We will work to ensure that you receive fair compensation for your losses.


Your attorney can engage in negotiations with insurance companies, liable parties, and their legal representatives to secure a favorable settlement. This can help you avoid the stress of protracted litigation and potentially expedite the compensation process.


If a fair settlement cannot be reached through negotiations, we will prepare to represent you in court. We will file a lawsuit, present evidence, and argue your case to a judge and/or jury, advocating for your rights and interests.

Advocacy for Your Rights

Your lawyer acts as your advocate throughout the legal process, protecting your rights and recovering the compensation you deserve. We can avoid common pitfalls and legal challenges that can arise in complex injury cases.

Navigating Legal Procedures

Complex legal processes require adherence to various rules, statutes of limitations, and deadlines. Your attorney will guide you through these procedures, following all legal requirements and meeting critical deadlines.

Experience With Spinal Cord Injury Cases

Our lawyers have experience handling spinal cord injury cases. We understand the unique challenges and long-term consequences associated with such injuries. We can address both the immediate and long-term needs arising from your injury.

Accessibility to Resources

Our attorneys have access to a network of medical experts, investigators, and specialists who can support your case. This can establish the extent of your injuries and damages.

Emotional Support

A compassionate lawyer from our firm can provide emotional support, helping you and your family through the legal process with empathy and understanding.

Contact the Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers at Allen & Allen Today

Edward Allen, Spinal Cord Injury Attorney

Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer in Richmond, Edward Allen

At Allen & Allen, we’re not just lawyers, we are compassionate advocates and dedicated allies for individuals and families navigating the complexities of a personal injury.

When you or a loved one faces the life-altering impact of a spinal cord injury, you need a partner who understands the profound emotional journey you’re on.

Contact the Richmond personal injury attorney at Allen & Allen today at (866) 552-5683 to discuss your case and hear your options for financial recovery.

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