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Spinal Cord Injury can put your Life at Risk
By: Karen Nodalo

There had been 200,000 people suffering from spinal cord injuries in the United States. Cases of spinal cord injury resulted mostly from car accidents. Other causes include falls, acts of violence and sports. If a victim experienced a spinal cord injury, he might be faced with many trials that include expensive treatments, damages, medications and even the inability to work for a lifetime. If you are the head of the family and you have children, you can be deprived from your work.

Sometimes those who have experienced accidents do not take their injuries seriously with because they think that it is just a minor problem. But sooner or later, the effects may take place and they can never prove it is the result from the accident that they have met before. In order to give impact and proof to your claim, you need to report the accident immediately. Ask a doctor to give you a certificate that the accident has caused grievous injuries that resulted to a spinal cord injury.

Our spinal cord consist of several bundles of nerves which comes from the base of our brain up to our back. Our spinal cord is surrounded by backbones which are very delicate ones. If the backbone is broken, the spinal cord will be open for damages too.

If a person?s spinal cord has been severely injured, there will be no chance of curing it. The treatments and medications will only help the patients relieve the pain and suffering that they are experiencing. However, it will not mean a lifetime of relieving the pain without receiving any compensation so it would be best if you report accidents immediately so that it can be given action and proofs that are sufficient.

If you have been a victim of spinal cord injury, you should not hesitate to consult a lawyer for professional help. You should talk to a specialized attorney so that things will be handled accordingly and you will not have to wait for a long time for actions to take place. If you cannot have your good health back, it would mean useless and you will feel like having no life at all. At least all you can do is get everything you deserve in order to make your life purposeful.

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About The Author

Karen Nodalo has graduated from the Bicol University specializing in Computer Science, she graduated with flying honors being one of the top notch students of the graduating class. She has been into writing for almost 5 years now, and has been into different topics. She has also been into student publications since her elementary years, giving her the much coveted exposure that writers of her kind battles for.

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