Spinal Cord Injuries
Approximately 11,000 new spinal cord injuries occur each year. In the United States 250,000 people are spinal cord injured. 52% of spinal cord injured individuals are considered paraplegic and 47% quadriplegic. Spinal Cord injuries are most commonly caused by automobile accidents, violence, falls, and sports-related injures.
89% of all Spinal cord injury individuals are discharged from hospitals to a private home, 4.3% are discharged to nursing homes. Only 52% of SCI individuals are covered by private health insurance at time of injury.
The attorneys at O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley work with medical professionals, vocational rehabilitation experts, and financial planners to determine all of the effects of spinal cord injury. We have the skill and experience to ensure that individuals and their families receive the financial support necessary to help them move forward with their lives.
At O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley we have over 50 years of experience. We have the expertise and a proven track record of success. If you or a loved one has been the victim of a Spinal Cord Injury and would like to speak with an attorney, please contact us. We are here to answer your questions and discuss how to protect your legal rights.
The attorneys at O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley are well known and respected throughout the legal community and among our clients. From our offices in Contra Costa County, San Francsico and Sacramento, we serve clients throughout Northern California. Our experience and expertise are available to you.
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