Personal injury attorneys represent the victims of cervical spine injuries and their families, who may be putting a lot of financial resources into the care and rehabilitation of the victim. Depending on the severity of the spinal cord damage, the accident could result in severe pain, permanent paralysis, or death.
The cervical spine is located in the neck and is frequently damaged by trauma from:
Our spinal cord lawyer can explain the law and evaluate a case to determine the victim’s rights. A reputable attorney will research a case thoroughly to determine the likelihood of winning a cervical spine injury case and will not charge for legal counsel until the lawsuit is won. In many cases, the lawsuit will be settled out of court, resulting in a quicker settlement and lower legal fees for the victim.
Injuries to the cervical spine can include whiplash, a ruptured disc, facet joint syndrome, and other serious conditions. Some of these, such as facet joint syndrome, can cause extreme discomfort, limiting a person’s range of motion and making him unable to move easily. The effects of this syndrome can be permanent, causing a lifetime of pain and disability for the victim.
Howard C. Kornberg is AV-rated* by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating given to attorneys for legal trial skills and ethical standards.
The Law Offices of Howard C. Kornberg represents clients in West Hollywood and throughout Southern California with spinal cord damage and works diligently to build cases that will result in the greatest financial compensation possible. Attorney Kornberg is a distinguished member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), and the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in California.
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