The cervical (neck), thoracic (middle) and lumbar (low back) sections of the spine are very delicate and important parts of our everyday functions and movement.
Trauma from car accidents can cause damage to the bones of the spine, the discs separating and supporting the bones, or the nerves protected by the spine. Any of these injuries can lead to extreme pain, loss of function, numbness, tingling or even paralysis in the spine, arms and legs.
Orlando Spine Injury LawyersSpinal cord injury causes myelopathy or damage to white matter or myelinated fiber tracts that carry sensation and motor signals to and from the brain. It also damages gray matter in the central part of the spinal, causing segmental losses of inter-neurons and motor-neurons. Spinal cord injury can occur from many causes, including trauma from car accidents.
If you suspect you may have been the victim of a spinal cord injury in an Orlando car accident, it is important that you consult a physician immediately. We recommend you also contact a qualified Orlando car accident lawyer as soon as possible to learn your legal rights and whether you should pursue a case.