If you have suffered a serious back injury due to the negligent actions of another, the West Virginia back injury lawyer at Jim Leach Attorneys at Law can help you receive the compensation you need to help your family through this difficult time. Our lawyer have seen the devastating effects of back injuries, and we understand the burden it places on you and your family. We will fight aggressively to make sure your rights are protected.
A serious back injury can have life altering consequences. Often, it results in ongoing medical treatment and long term care. If your injury prevents you from performing your job, you may be forced to accept employment for lower pay that can be performed with a back injury. This may place additional financial strain on your family. Our lawyer are sensitive to these issues, and we will make sure your claim addresses each of these needs.
Causes of Back Injuries
Some of the most common causes of back injuries include:
Unfortunately, many of these injuries are caused by the negligent actions of others. Our personal injury lawyers are here to help you hold the negligent party accountable for your damages.
Back Injury Questions
Who Might Be Responsible for My Back Injury?
We can handle lawsuits against negligent drivers, employers, property owners, and other liable parties in back injury claims involving:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Bulging discs in back
- Back surgery
- Lumbar strain and sprain
- Herniated discs
Damages in a Back Injury Claim
The seriousness of a back injury or spinal injury depends on how you were hurt and your age. For older people, the injury is usually more serious because older spines are less elastic, and the injury may not heal as quickly. Regardless of how you were injured, you should seek legal representation so you can recover the compensation you deserve. Back injuries are not only incredibly painful and debilitating, they can also last a lifetime and prevent you from having the quality of life that you had prior to your injury.
Our back injury lawyer can help you receive compensation for:
- Current and future medical expenses
- Long term care
- Lost wages
- Diminished earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
- Diminished quality of life
For further information about back injuries, see our Back Injury Questions page.
If you or a loved one has suffered a back injury, please contact our experienced West Virginia personal injury lawyers today to schedule your initial consultation. Our lawyer represent back injury victims throughout West Virginia and Southern Ohio including the communities of Belpre, Parkersburg, Morgantown, Wheeling, Athens, Charleston, and Huntington.