Can Spinal Cord Injury Be Caused By Medical Malpractice?
Spinal cord injuries are undoubtedly catastrophic and life-changing. They can cause immobility, resign you to a life of moving around in a wheelchair, and at the very worst, paralyzed and unable to get out of bed. The spine is the home to your spinal cord which is a network of nerves bunched together which innervate the rest of the body and connects to your brain. The spinal cord is responsible for relaying information to the other part of the body from the brain, and any kind of injury to this part of the body can interfere with these signals, making it difficult for you to perform simple tasks such as voiding your bowels, moving your toes, using your hands to hold a spoon or a fork, and so on. Spinal cord injuries don’t just happen in accidents: they can be as a result of a medical error prompting medical malpractice, and it is important to hold individuals responsible for your injuries accountable for their actions in order to recover compensation that will go a long way in helping you recover from your injuries.
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Here are some of the medical malpractice instances that can cause spinal cord injury:
- The improper positioning of the spinal cord during surgery may cause injury. This is because the spinal cord column is required to lay in a certain position for long periods of time during surgery, and any wrong move may expose the vertebrae or spinal fibers to mechanical damage during the procedure
- Negligent administration of anesthesia where an anesthesiologists pumps too much of the substance into the body can cause what’s called a subdural hematoma which can destroy nerve bundles in the spine
- Failure by EMT to properly stabilize the spine, head and the back at the scene of an auto accident prior to moving the victim to a hospital can lead to a spine fracture causing significant injury
- Improper manipulation of the spine by a chiropractor can cause spine injuries, some of which may be permanent.
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When it comes to spinal cord injury initiated by medical malpractice, one can file a claim against the doctor and the medical center or hospital. You can recover compensation for damages such as past and future medical care, lost wages, pain and suffering, mental anguish, loss of enjoyment of life, and so much more. Need more information on what your spinal cord injury claim is worth? Please contact us NOW at (773) 825-3605 to learn more about your legal options. Thanks, and we look forward to helping you.