Quadriplegia Injury

Orlando Quadriplegia Injury Attorneys

The Orlando Quadriplegia attorneys at Vaughan Law Group are AV rated by Martindale Hubble. This 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. They have been representing catastrophically injured parties for over 25 years. Below are set forth general items of information concerning the area of Quadriplegia injury. The viewer should peruse this website in order to obtain the credentials of the Orlando Quadriplegia attorneys at Vaughan Law Group. That viewer can review the credentials of the attorneys at Vaughan Law Group as well as note some of the more recent successes of the firm. The Orlando Quadriplegia lawyers at Vaughan Law Group will conduct client interviews at no charge to the client in order to determine whether representation might benefit them.

Quadriplegia, also known as tetraplegia, is a symptom in which a person experiences paralysis affecting all four limbs, although not necessarily in totality. In other words, an individual may be rendered “incomplete quadriplegic” which means they may not have lost total function with respect to any or all of the extremities. Quadriplegia is caused by damage to the brain or the spinal cord at a high level. The spinal cord cases typically arise as a severe trauma to the cervical spine. Trauma due to auto accidents, gunshot wounds, falls or sports injuries are typical causes of quadriplegia.

It is possible to suffer a broken neck without being rendered quadriplegic, e.g. when vertebrae are fractured or dislocated but the spinal cord is not damaged. Conversely, it is possible to sustain spinal cord injury without breaking the spine, e.g. when a herniated or ruptured disk on the vertebrae intrudes into the spinal column

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

Vaughan Law Group’s Orlando Quadriplegia 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.

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 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 Quadriplegia Injury Contact Information

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Orlando Quadriplegia Injury FAQ’s

How does Vaughan Law Group charge fees for a quadriplegia claim?

Attorneys fees for Florida and Orlando Quadriplegia Claims are governed by the Florida Bar. Generally speaking, attorneys representing quadriplegia 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 quadriplegia 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 quadriplegia 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 quadriplegia 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 quadriplegia 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 Quadriplegia Injury Resources

Orlando Quadriplegia Medical Resources
Web MD
Structured Settlements and Annuities for Quadriplegia Awards
Scott Hoover – Ringler Associates
Email

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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