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Paralysis and Spinal Cord Injuries

The Impact of a Medical Malpractice Injury Resulting in Paralysis

The sad truth about medical malpractice is that the injuries that result from these medical missteps could, in many situations, have been easily avoided. This fact can be even more troubling when the injuries you or a loved one sustained leaves you fully or partially paralyzed. At Bostwick & Peterson LLP, our attorneys are uniquely suited to help you fight for and win the compensation you deserve for the paralysis caused by your medical malpractice related injury. These types of injuries carry with them many unforeseeable consequences. You need a highly skilled and knowledgeable Los Angeles medical malpractice lawyer from our firm to help you get the coverage you need so that you and your family will not have to go through life living under the financial burden associated with an injury of this nature.

Dedicated Paralysis Lawyer Serving Los Angeles

In a large number of medical malpractice cases involving an individual who has been paralyzed, the injuries leading to paralysis are usually suffered due to a surgical error of some sort. Surgeons undergo years of training and study before they are allowed to operate on a patient. These medical professionals usually have to follow a strict set of guidelines while performing surgery. Despite the high level of preparation and the many safeguards put in place to protect the patient, sometimes accidents do happen. When these accidents are the result of medical negligence or a blatant error, it is essential to seek legal representation.

While full paralysis is not entirely uncommon, most medical malpractice cases involve a patient who is now suffering from partial paralysis of some kind. Injuries sustained during the birth process can leave a child permanently disabled. Any number of birth injuries can result from a doctor who exerts too much force or who resorts to dangerous practices during the delivery of a child. During cosmetic surgery, an unscrupulous surgeon could accidentally sever a nerve, partially paralyzing a patient's face.

Cosmetic surgery errors resulting in paralysis are particularly devastating due to the fact that in many cases, the surgery is being done to enhance an individual's appearance. No matter what the circumstances surrounding your injury may have been, if you are now partially or fully paralyzed due to a medical professional's careless actions or negligence, it is very important that you receive compensation for your injuries.

Contact a Los Angeles paralysis attorney if you have been paralyzed to some extent as the result of medical malpractice.

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What Sets Bostwick & Peterson, LLP Apart?

  • Over $750 Million Recovered for Our Clients
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  • We Have Received the Trial Lawyers "Presidential Award of Merit"
  • We Have Been Included in the List of "Best Lawyers in America" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®
  • Attorney James Bostwick Is a Certified Specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability
  • We Are Members of the Inner Circle of Advocates, Which Is the Nation’s Top 100 Plaintiff Lawyers