Protecting the rights of South Carolina workers paralyzed on the job
Paraplegia, paralysis below the waist, and quadriplegia, paralysis from the neck down, may result from catastrophic spinal cord injuries. When the spinal cord injury is “complete,” it causes the victim to totally and permanently lose all bodily function, sensation, and movement below the point of the injury. Severe spinal cord damage can have a devastating effect on a person’s life and may prevent them from returning to the workforce in any capacity.
If you were involved in a work-related accident that left you paraplegic or quadriplegic, you need an attorney who can ensure that you receive the full benefits to which you are entitled under the laws of South Carolina.
Common causes of paralysis in the workplace
Serious spinal injuries can happen in a variety of ways in the workplace, including but not limited to:
- Falls from ladders, scaffolding and other heights
- Motor vehicle and traffic-related accidents
- Machinery accidents
- Other trauma to the spinal region
We can help you obtain the workers’ compensation benefits you deserve
Workers’ compensation claims involving paralysis can be complicated. Workers who are left permanently and totally disabled as a result of an on the job injury may be entitled to certain medical benefits and payment of compensation. It is important to have an experienced attorney review your claim in order to ensure that you receive full benefits under the law.
Contact an experienced Charleston workers’ comp attorney for a free consultation
At the law firm of Walter Hundley, we are committed to helping you obtain the benefits to which you are entitled. I can help you navigate the complex workers’ compensation process. Please call us today at 843-723-1995 or 866-723-1995 to learn how we can help you.
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