Ohio Paralysis Injury Lawyers: Despite Advances, Victims Still Face Extreme Challenges

April 15, 2016

An Amazing Scientific Breakthrough

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As Ohio paralysis injury lawyers, Lowe Scott Fisher Co., LPA is quite happy to help spread the story of Ian Burkhart, a young man making history as the first quadriplegic person to regain the use of his hand thanks to a new system called Neurolife.

Like many others dealing with paralysis, Mr. Burkhart’s spinal cord injury left his brain and the muscles of his body unable to communicate. Neurolife, which has successfully routed Mr. Burkhart’s brain signals through a computer and into a sleeve that, using electrodes, triggers movement of the muscles in Mr. Burkhart’s hand. This has allowed Mr. Burkhart the limited use of his hand six years after he suffered his spinal cord injury.

Paralysis Injuries Remain Among the Most Devastating

While the media publicizes the advances being made in the area of paralysis treatment, the truth is that these incremental advances are few and far between. To be sure, it is encouraging to see those like Mr. Burkhart and the promise of things to come. But, as Ohio paralysis injury lawyers can attest, the day-to-day experience of those suffering from accident-caused paralysis can be exceedingly difficult.

Many Personal Injury Accidents Result in Paralysis

Spinal cord injuries that result in paraplegia or quadriplegia can occur in any type of personal injury accident. Motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, defective products, slip-and-falls, and any other subset of personal injury claims can and do result in paralysis injuries. The resulting financial and emotional toll can be ruinous for both victims and their families. That is why it is crucial that victims of accident- or malpractice-caused paralysis contact an experienced Ohio paralysis injury lawyer as soon as possible.

If you or a loved one suffered paralysis as the result of negligence, you may be entitled to damages, including compensation for medical expenses, past and future care, past and future lost wages, and additional damages allowed by Ohio law. Contact our experienced Ohio paralysis injury lawyers at Lowe Scott Fisher Co., LPA for a free consultation.

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