Chester County, PA Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

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    If the brain is the body’s command center, the spinal cord acts as the dispatcher.  In very simple terms, the spinal cord acts like a bridge, carrying the brain’s orders to the body so that we can move, sense, and react, among other functions.  Because the spinal cord plays such a vital role in regulating our body’s tasks and abilities, when the spinal cord is damaged, the consequences can be devastating.

    First, there are the physical consequences, which can range from paralysis to problems with blood pressure and temperature regulation.  Then, there are the emotional consequences, as the victim of the injury struggles to adjust to his or her new physical limitations.  Finally, there are the financial consequences, as the victim and his or her family cope with the hardship of massive and never-ending medical bills.

    Dealing with this triple-pronged challenge is hard enough — but when the accident could have been avoided, and was caused by someone else’s careless, negligent, or reckless behavior, coping with the consequences can feel next to impossible.  Fortunately, you and your loved ones do not have to cope with these terrible consequences in silence — The Reiff Law Firm can help you file a lawsuit, and obtain justice for the suffering you have wrongfully been forced to endure.

    Why Choose a The Reiff Law Firm Chester County Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer?

    When you retain a spinal cord injury lawyer from The Reiff Law Firm, you will not be working with someone who is “fresh out of law school.”  Our attorneys have been practicing personal injury litigation since 1979, and our highly successful legal team is armed with over 34 years of experience to help build and strengthen your case.

    Not only are we experienced — we know how to achieve excellent results.  Over our many decades serving the people of Pennsylvania, we have won multiple awards exceeding $1 million, and have collectively recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients.  We are proud members of the Million Dollar Advocates, which admits fewer than 1% of all attorneys in the United States, and have been named SuperLawyers since 2005.

    When you work with an attorney from The Reiff Law Firm, you will be treated with compassion, care, and respect — and your case will be supported by decades of results-oriented legal experience.

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    What is Spinal Cord Injury?

    The spinal column is a stack of vertebrae.  The spinal cord is a thick cable of critical nerves which run along the length of the spinal column, relaying important messages between organs, limbs, and the brain.

    There are two basic types of spinal cord injury (SCI): traumatic, and non-traumatic.  Traumatic SCI refers to SCI caused by physical trauma (e.g. a car accident, a sports injury), while non-traumatic SCI refers to SCI caused by an internal condition (e.g. cancer, an infection).

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the top four causes of SCI are ranked as:

    1. Auto Accidents
    2. Falls
    3. Violence
    4. Sports Accidents

    Auto accidents account for approximately half of all SCI (46%).  Falls, including slip and fall accidents, account for roughly one fifth (22%), while acts of violence account for 16% and sporting accidents account for 12%.

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    Who is Liable for Spinal Cord Injury?

    If your spinal cord injury was caused by another party’s reckless behavior, improper care, or failure to obey safety regulations, he or she may be held liable for causing physical, emotional, and financial damages.

    For example, 22% of SCI is caused by an accident where the victim is hurt by a fall.  If you have a slip and fall accident due to factors like negligent sidewalk maintenance, slippery surfaces, or damaged flooring, you may have a strong premises liability case against the property owner.

    Auto accidents are another major cause of SCI.  If your injury was caused by an auto accident involving reckless or impaired driving, the other motorist is liable for the damages.

    SCI can negatively impact every aspect of your life.  If your SCI is someone else’s fault, he or she may be liable for the suffering they have inflicted.  To arrange for a 100% free and private evaluation with a Chester County spinal cord injury attorney from The Reiff Law Firm, call our law offices at (215) 709-6940, or contact us online today.

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    Before meeting with Jeffrey Reiff and Bob Szostak from the Reiff law firm I’ve consulted with a few other injury attorneys in the Philadelphia region. Difference was, these guys know their stuff! I was absolutely blown away by how compassionate and welcome this law firm makes you feel. Once signed with them I never went a single week without staying in the loop with the progress and updates these guys have on your case. Working with them for some time turned what was an injury case, into a family! From calls and meetings, to just calling in to say “hi how’s everything going” I’ve never felt like a beat was skipped. I’d recommended the Reiff law firm 100%! I’m very comfortable to say there’s no better in the city. The awards they’ve earned over the years speaks for itself! I can never thank the Reiff law firm and Bob Szostak enough for everything they’ve done, their professionalism, compassion and all of their knowledge and experience! Highly rated! Best in the city! I look forward continuing our relationship in the future. Thanks again My Reiff family!

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    As a former client, I want to say that the Reiff Law Firm changed my entire life with handling of my legal case. I was in a very serious automobile accident with severe injuries to neck and back areas. I contacted the law firm and asked what to do with the medical bills and how do I get the correct representation against the individual who rear-ended my car. In short, the firm took complete control of the case contacting my insurance company and asking for all the medical bills and legal matters be sent directly to them. I was able to get treatment from my doctor without worrying about the legal stuff. Furthermore, two years later the case was settled for a substantial amount of money. My life was much better due to the firm handling of my case. My attorneys at Reiff Law Firm are absolutely the best and I have recommended to my family friends. Thanks Reiff Law Firm.

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    I highly recommend the team at the Reiff Law Firm. Both Jeff and Robert were there to guide me through a very difficult time. What started out as a time for me that included a lot of doubt, questions and hopelessness has turned into one of a hopeful future. The team at the Reiff Law Firm made me feel at ease and I had no doubts trusting them with various concerns. They kept me informed every step of the way without making me feel overwhelmed or anxious. Don't hesitate to contact them for your legal needs - especially if you want a team that has the utmost concern and compassion for their clients.

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    I was referred to the Reiff Law Firm by a friend who had previously been a client of the firm. My friend told me that the Reiff Firm had done an incredible job handling his case and treated him like family. My friend's recommendation was spot on. I am going to miss them now that my case is over. Attorney Reiff and Attorney Toczydlowski are excellent attorneys. They really care. They got me an INCREDIBLE RESULT. Most importantly they were there for me during some extremely dark and difficult times in my life. I highly recommend the Reiff Law Firm to anyone seeking the very best legal representation for injuries they suffered in an accident.

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