Paraplegia Injury

Orlando Paraplegia Injury Attorneys – Vaughan Law Group

The Orlando Paraplegia attorneys at Vaughan Law Group are not only AV rated in Martindale Hubble they have been representing catastrophically injured parties for over 25 years.The AV rating means that these lawyers are recognized by fellow lawyers as being not only the most competent attorneys in their chosen field but also the most ethical. Below are listed some general items of information concerning the area of Paraplegia injury. A viewer, in order to obtain a more specific indication of the credentials of the Orlando Paraplegia injury attorneys at Vaughan Law Group should peruse this website. It includes specific cases both resolved and on-going. The viewer can review the credentials of the attorneys at Vaughan Law Group as well as the more recent successes of the firm. The Orlando Paraplegia lawyers at Vaughan Law Group will conduct interviews at no charge to the potential client in order to determine whether representation may be beneficial.

Paraplegia is an impairment in either or both the motory/sensory function of the lower extremities. In catastrophic injury cases, paraplegia is usually the result of a spinal cord injury as opposed to a congenital condition. The area of the spinal canal which is affected in paraplegia cases is either the thoracic, lumbar or cervical region. If the arms are also affected by paraplegia the appropriate terminology is tetraplegia.

One of the challenges of a Paraplegia Injury claim is that you may need extended hospitalization, surgeries, and physical therapy before you attain your maximum physical recovery.

Generally speaking, it is always preferable to have this type of medical care completed before entering into any serious settlement negotiations with the party at fault (or their insurance company).

Vaughan Law Group’s Orlando Paraplegia Injury attorneys work with your medical and rehabilitation experts, and certified life care planners to document the full extent of the damages you have suffered.

Vaughan Law Group will work to achieve the maximum possible recovery for all of your damages, including current and future lost wages, and your need for continuing medical care, physical and vocational rehabilitation, and help with the tasks of daily living.

Orlando Paraplegia Injury Contact Information

thomas-a-vaughan-smallContact Vaughan Law Group’s Orlando Paraplegia Injury Attorneys today for your free initial consultation. You can contact Vaughan Law Group at (407) 434-0074 or use the form found on this page.

Orlando Paraplegia Injury FAQ’s

How does Vaughan Law Group charge fees for a paraplegia claim?
Attorneys fees for Florida and Orlando Paraplegia Claims are governed by the Florida Bar. Generally speaking, attorneys representing paraplegia clients are limited to 33 1/3 % of a gross recovery before a lawsuit is filed and 40% of gross recovery after a lawsuit has been filed.

How does Vaughan Law Group handle the costs necessary for a successful result in a paraplegia claim?

Vaughan Law Group advances all cost on behalf of its clients and will not recover them from the client unless the case is won at trial or settled. The client only reimburses Vaughan Law Group if that client prevails and receives a monetary award or settlement.

What costs would Vaughan Law Group typically advance for a paraplegia claim?

In most injury cases, costs will vary from hundreds of dollars to tens and even hundreds of thousands of dollars. These costs are for various needs to include, but not limited to, medical and lay depositions, expert review and testimony, subpoenas, medical records, travel, etc

How long will my paraplegia case last?

This is a difficult question to answer without knowing the specific type of case and the specific facts of your case. However, a general rule-of-thumb would be within 3-9 months for cases that don’t have to be put into suit and 12-24 months for cases that are filed on.

Do I have to go to trial for my paraplegia claim?

Again, the specifics of each case will help decide whether a trial would be advantageous to you. However, you will never HAVE to go to trial; that will be up to you. In most cases, court ordered mediation allows the parties to get together and resolve the case prior to any trials.

Orlando Paraplegia Injury Resources
Orlando Paraplegia Medical Resources

Web MD
Structured Settlements and Annuities for Paraplegia Awards
Scott Hoover – Ringler Associates
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Jason Lazarus – Florida Settlement Planner
Email
Central Florida Brain Injury Public Assistance Resources
211 – Community Resources

Department of Children and Families
Bureau of Rehabilitation and Reemployment Services
Work force of Central Florida

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