Paralysis Caused by New Mexico Trucking Crashes May Allow Victims to Recover Compensation for Their Injuries
Paralysis injuries are some of the worst injuries that victims of New Mexico trucking crashes could endure. This is because they are debilitating and impactful on both a physical and emotional level for a victim. Even in just partial paralysis cases, victims may be heavily dependent on other people or equipment to carry on with their daily and customary functions. In full paralysis cases, victims may be completely dependent on around-the-clock nursing care and assistance. In either scenario, due to the gravity of the injury many paralysis victims may experience extreme emotional distress in addition to the physical hardships.
Victims who have a paralyzing injury due to a New Mexico trucking crash may be entitled to significant compensation for their pain and suffering, medical bills, and future medical expenses. When victims are injured in a collision with a large commercial truck like a big rig, semi tractor trailer, tandem trailer, tanker, flatbed, or other large box truck, victims should call an experienced Albuquerque trucking accident lawyer like the one at the NM Truck Accident Attorneys We have represented victims against some of the largest trucking companies in the country, including Fed Ex, UPS, Schneider National, J.B. Hunt, Swift Transportation, and many others. If you or a loved one have been injured, call us for a FREE consultation by dialing (505) 883-5000 to learn how we can help you.
What are Paralysis Injuries?
Due to their sheer size and weight, 18 wheeler wrecks can cause many different types of paralysis injuries. While nerve damage to the face or fingers may be common, the most devastating types of paralysis injuries are those effecting the central nervous system or large roots of the peripheral nervous system. This is because these are major highways which send and receive signals from the extremities to the brain and vice-versa.
Thus, paralysis injuries are typically injuries which severe the pathway of signals. Paraplegia injuries are those which sever the pathway to the lower extremities, or two extremities. Quadriplegia injuries are those which sever the pathway much higher in the upper shoulders or neck region of the spine, or cervical spine, and result in paralysis of all four extremities and sometimes even the neck.
Compensation for Paralysis Injuries Due to New Mexico Trucking Crashes
Victims of paralysis injuries due to New Mexico trucking crashes may be entitled to many different types of compensation. However, the most common types of compensation that paralysis victims may be entitled to include the following:
- Pain and suffering, both past and future;
- Medical bills due to the accident;
- Future medical expenses;
- Future healthcare costs with medical care/nursing;
- Medical equipment;
- Modifications to vehicles or houses; and
- Many other damages.
Victims of Paralysis Injuries Should Call the NM Truck Accident Attorneys
Paralysis injuries are very debilitating injuries and cause significant physical and mental injuries to a victim. Here at the NM Truck Accident Attorneys, our lawyers focus on trucking accidents and our staff is trained to work on complex medical and trucking cases. We have the experience and knowledge necessary to prove liability and demonstrate your damages to a court in order to obtain the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Call us today to schedule a FREE consultation by dialing today (505) 883-5000 You can also contact us on our website through the easy to use and convenient Contact box located by clicking here.