In 2018, medical errors were the third leading cause of death in America, killing more people annually than automobile accidents. Medical malpractice can lead to birth injuries, wrongful death, brain injury, birth trauma, and other injury cases. If you experience paralysis due to a medical mistake, it’s vital to contact a Michigan spinal cord injury lawyer to assist you with your injury claims.
At Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C., experienced personal injury attorneys can help you seek justice for your pain and suffering. It’s critical to pursue medical malpractice claims so the doctor in question is held responsible for their actions.
Spinal cord injuries causing paralysis can occur from a variety of sources. These might include:
In most cases, spinal cord injuries resulting in paralysis are caused by negligence and could have been preventable with more caution or preventative treatment.
If negligence can be proven as the cause of your spinal cord injury, you may have the right to compensation. There are two types of damages your spinal cord injury attorney might pursue in a paralysis injury case that can result in significant settlement amounts.
Economic damages cover financial losses and include:
Non-economic damages are more challenging to prove as they are not tangible monetary losses but can be lucrative in a paralysis case for the plaintiff. They include pursuing compensation for:
In addition to pursuing damages in a lawsuit against the at-fault party, your lawyer can also help you file claims with your insurance company and appeal any claims that are rejected.
Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C., is a Michigan law firm specializing in medical malpractice and other personal injury cases. Senior partner Eileen Kroll is also a registered nurse who uses her extensive medical care knowledge to help build your case.
If you or someone you love has suffered a spinal cord injury due to negligence, contact us at (866) 642-4529 for a free consultation today.
A young couple from Monroe, Michigan, was awarded a $15.8 million verdict as the result of their baby son, Jason, being inflicted with Cerebral Palsy as the result of an error during the final stages of a labor.
Oakland County, Michigan
While in the hospital a mother of three was not properly treated for a closed-head injury causing her untimely death.
A Livonia pedestrian recovered $1.4 million when he was struck by a commercial van resulting in a traumatic brain injury in Redford, Michigan.
Wayne County, Michigan
Patient suffered cardiac arrest and brain damage when a hospital failed to recognize internal bleeding and treatment was delayed for more than 14 hours.
Tuscola County, Michigan
A Tuscola County jury awarded $3.3 million to a severely brain injured motorist as the result of a defective Michigan highway.
A seventeen-year-old construction worker suffered a traumatic brain injury resulting from a fall in Flint, Michigan, and was awarded $1.25 million.
Wayne County, Michigan
Middle-aged woman suffered severe disfiguring facial burns from a simple surgical procedure.
Child developed cerebral palsy with developmental delays due to lack of oxygen and brain injury during labor and delivery.
A Westland construction worker recovered $1.5 million after sustaining a traumatic brain injury while on a construction site in Detroit, Michigan.
A Marlette, Michigan, family reached a $1.3 million settlement in the traffic death of their 5-year-old son when they were struck by a semi truck.
The misdiagnosis of breast cancer resulted in a Redford, Michigan, woman recovering $225,000.
A construction worker redeemed his worker’s compensation case for $125,000 in Detroit, Michigan.
A paraplegic woman from Monroe, Michigan, recovered Michigan no-fault benefits including the purchase of a new home and attendant care in excess of $400,000.
Brighton, Michigan; Detroit, Michigan
A Brighton family recovered $1.3 million and a Detroit family recovered $900,000 as the result of birth injuries and medical malpractice to their children.
Bay City, Michigan
A Bay City grandmother was awarded $80,000 following an auto accident resulting in a broken leg.