Finding out that you or a loved one has a spinal cord injury is devastating. If someone else had the power to prevent your catastrophic injury, that person or party may be financially responsible (liable) for your related medical expenses and other losses.
At The Law Offices of John Phebus, our Peoria spinal cord injury attorneys can investigate your accident, determine fault, and help you go up against one or more parties in pursuit of financial compensation for your significant losses. We have what it takes to fight for justice on your behalf.
Why Choose Us?
- With our help, you will have the legal experience you need on your side. Our personal injury lawyers have been representing clients throughout Arizona for more than 20 years.
- Our personal injury lawyers believe in personalized care and representation. We will communicate with you often and work hard to achieve your goals.
- We offer free consultations and accept clients on a contingency fee basis. This means you will only pay your attorney if he or she wins your spinal cord injury case – guaranteed.
Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injury
Serious spinal cord injuries in Arizona can arise out of many different types of preventable accidents. Common types of spinal cord injuries are spinal concussions, herniated disks, fractures, nerve damage and paralysis. Some of the most common causes of spinal cord injuries in Arizona are:
- Motor vehicle collisions
- Commercial truck accidents
- Bicycle and pedestrian accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Sports or swimming accidents
- Defective product accidents
- Slip, trip and fall accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Acts of violence, such as gunshots
If one or more parties could have prevented your spinal cord injury, you could be eligible for financial compensation from the at-fault party in Peoria. Our personal injury lawyers can investigate your accident, collect evidence or proof of fault, and help your family go up against one or more defendants.
Compensation You Can Recover
Although nothing can make up for the pain, suffering and permanent damage of a serious spinal cord injury, a successful injury claim in Arizona can help you move forward by enabling you to pay off your medical debts and replace lost wages.
In addition to medical coverage and income reimbursement, you and your family may be eligible for financial compensation for physical pain, disability, reduced quality or enjoyment of life, emotional distress, property damage, legal expenses, and more. Discuss the value of your spinal cord injury claim with our attorneys for more information.
Who Can Be Held Liable?
Before you can file a spinal cord injury claim in Arizona, you or your attorney must determine fault. The individual or entity most at fault for causing your spinal cord injury will serve as the defendant in your personal injury case. This party could be a motor vehicle driver, trucking company, business, employer, product manufacturer, the government, property owner, or a combination of parties.
Proving that a defendant is liable typically takes establishing four elements as more likely to be true than not true: duty of care, breach of duty, causation, and damages. A duty of care is a legal obligation to act in a reasonable manner, such as a driver’s duty to safely operate a motor vehicle. A breach of duty is any act or omission that violates the duty of care. Causation means that the defendant’s mistake was the actual cause of the spinal cord injury. Damages mean the victim suffered compensable losses in the accident.
Diagnosed With a Spinal Cord Injury? Contact an Attorney Now
Establishing fault during a spinal cord injury lawsuit in Arizona often requires assistance from a personal injury lawyer. A Peoria spinal cord injury lawyer who has experience handling spinal cord injury claims can explain your rights and help you gather evidence against one or more parties to build your claim. If you or someone you love suffered a spinal cord injury in any type of accident in Peoria, contact The Law Offices of John Phebus for a free consultation. We can help you in several ways during this difficult time.