Spinal Cord Injuries

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Spinal cord injury and SSD benefits

Between 12,000 and 20,000 people will sustain spinal cord injuries this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....more

Social Security Disability and spinal cord injuries

The spinal cord carries nerve signals between the brain and body. A spinal cord injury can result in partial or total disruption of these signals, leading to loss of movement or sensation below the level of injury. While some...more

What is a spinal cord injury?

Alabama residents may be surprised to learn that approximately 200,000 individuals are living with spinal cord injuries throughout the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nearly half of...more

Spinal Cord Injuries And Paralysis: Recovery Is A Team Effort

One of the most devastating forms of injury that can be suffered by an accident victim in Alabama or anywhere else is a spinal cord injury. ...more

Vermont Jury Verdict Awards $43.1 million For Spinal Cord Injury

On June 28, 2013 a Chittenden County Vermont jury returned a $43.1 million dollar verdict in favor Dzemila Heco, a 51 year old woman who suffered a C4-C5 spinal cord injury when her 1999 Dodge Neon was struck from behind at...more

Common Spine Surgeries for Injured Workers

Before an injured worker undergoes a neck or back surgery, he or she should be familiar with a few medical terms and what specific procedure the surgeon is recommending. Ask your doctor to write down the name of the...more

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