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Claiming for Spinal Injuries after a Motorbike Accident

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Spinal Injuries and Paralysis

A serious road traffic accident can damage the spine and spinal column, which can affect loss of feeling and control in various parts of the body. Paralysis can be localised to a specific part of the body or can affect general areas of the body, such as the arm and leg on one side (paraplegia) or both legs and some of the lower body (paraplegia).


Types of paralysis

After an accident, a person with paralysis will often have some form of nerve damage as a result of an injury to the spinal cord.

The vertebrae of the spinal cord are grouped into three sections:

  • C1 to C7 are the cervical vertebrae in the neck.
  • T1 to T12 are the thoracic vertebrae in the torso and chest.
  • L1 to L5 are the lumbar vertebrae in the lower back.

The type of paralysis will depend on where injury to the spine occurred. Injuries higher up the spinal column will cause loss of movement to more parts of the body.


Our care and support

Our dedicated bike accident solicitors have extensive experience with spinal cord injuries. We offer all our clients a free consultation, and accept instructions on a “no win no fee” basis.

Free advice given in the consultation will contain the following:

  • Your prospects of a successful claim, together with an explanation of the process.
  • Anticipated levels of compensation.
  • Paying for private rehabilitation.
  • ‘No win, no fee’ agreements and other funding sources.
  • Welfare benefits & Local Authority assistance.
  • Critical illness insurance claims.
  • Powers of Attorney.
  • Employment rights.

Our support is focused on giving sensible, practical advice in plain English. Our aim is to provide you the maximum compensation available as quickly as possible, and we guarantee you will keep 100% of your compensation award.

Our first goal is to secure a payment for your immediate expenses and to ease any financial problems as a result of the accident. Our lawyers will do their best to recover the cost of adaptations to your home to increase mobility, professional care, and medical treatment.

In the course of investigating and preparing your claim, we will contact experts from a range of professions to offer their opinion on the details of your case. We have ties with the country’s leading specialists in medical care and assistive technology.

We have strong links with professional spinal injury and rehabilitation experts, and can arrange treatment at no cost to you.


Making a claim for compensation

Our solicitors make the process of pursuing a compensation claim as straightforward as possible, with sensible and practical advice in plain English. Prolegal Solicitors is accredited by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, and we specialise in back and spinal injury claims for motorcyclists and cyclists.

Contact us now for advice and assistance with your compensation claim.

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