Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys

How a Fall Can Lead to Permanent Paralysis

Personal Injury Attorney Virginia

The proverbial banana peel or ice-slick sidewalk in cartoons can be the source of much laughter. But in real life, slips and falls often cause catastrophic injuries, most notably permanent paralysis. Falls are one of the leading causes of permanent paralysis due to injury to the spine. Tragically, most of these falls are preventable and […]

Catastrophic Injuries: A Spinal Cord Injury Can Cost You Millions

Spinal Cord Injury Attorney

  A spinal cord injury (SCI) due to another’s negligence or recklessness can have lifelong consequences that impose significant personal and financial burdens for those injured and their loved ones. Approximately 276,000 people are affected by SCI in the United States, with 12,500 new injuries reported every year. If you or a family member has […]

What Is the Average Cost of a Spinal Cord Injury?

Spinal Cord Injury Attorneys

What Is the Average Cost of a Spinal Cord Injury? Spinal cord injuries are some of the most devastating injuries we see at Emroch & Kilduff. Injured victims not only require extensive medical treatments, they often cannot resume their ordinary lives, including returning to work. As a result, spinal cord injuries can cost millions of […]

The Costs of a Spinal Cord Injury

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Spinal cord injury (SCI) costs are staggering. Depending on the severity and location of the injury on the body, the extent of paralysis, and patient age, first-year medical costs alone range from $350,000 to more than $1 million, with lifetime healthcare costs ranging from $1.5 million to nearly $5 million. Note that those estimates are […]

Many Car Accident Victims Require Surgery

Car Accident Attorney Virginia

Many Car Accident Victims Require Surgery Car accidents are always frightening, and they can lead to significant injuries that can require surgeries. If another driver’s negligence caused you to need surgery, you recognize how that can devastate you. Surgery, after all, is stressful, pain-inducing, and not without risk. If someone else’s negligence caused you injuries […]