New York Spinal Injury Lawyers
Helping Victims of Injuries to the Spine, Neck, & Skull
About 7,800 new spinal cord injuries occur each year in the United States.
With an average initial acute care hospitalization of 15 days and another
44 days in a rehabilitation unit, these and other costs average $198,000
for the first year alone. Back injuries often cause full or partial paralysis
and a lifetime of chronic pain. Each lawyer at Rubenstein & Rynecki
has extensive experience and resources for fighting for maximum awards
for victims living with spinal injury caused by the negligent or willful
acts of others.
Causes of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)
Motor vehicle accidents lead all causes of injuries to the spine, at 44%. Surprisingly, acts of
violence now cause 24% of these injuries, with falls causing 22%.
Slip and fall accidents commonly occur at the workplace, and often involve
construction site workers. But even negligent property maintenance can cause SCI “ including slips
on unmarked wet floors or icy walkways, tripping on loose carpeting, or
falling down an unlit step.
Negligence is Often an Underlying Cause
Most workers can pursue back or
brain injury compensation, regardless of fault, through workers’ compensation
claims. But when injuries occur outside of the workplace, such as in car
accidents or due to unsafe premises, proving negligence plays a major
role in pursuing settlements or awards in personal injury claims.
comparative negligence law, accident victims whose own negligence contributed to their injuries
can still seek compensation from other liable parties – but compensation
is reduced by the degree to which the victim shares liability.
The attorneys at Rubenstein & Rynecki have over three decades of experience and a
track record of success in helping victims seek the compensation they deserve after these life-changing events.
Seek Support from an Experienced NYC Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer
If you or a loved one sustains spinal injury due to the negligent or even
violent acts of others, you need to retain legal support as soon as possible
to help pursue compensation for expenses that may extend over a lifetime.
It costs nothing to schedule a free consultation with an experienced attorney
at Rubenstein & Rynecki to discuss your case and learn how we can
help. Representing victims throughout New York since 1972, our firm has
the experience, skills, and resources needed to help you pursue the monetary
damages you deserve. No recovery, no fee.
today for a free consultation.