Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries are devastating and life-altering injuries that affect both the person injured and his or her support system and family. Here are some facts about spinal cord injuries:

Who Do Spinal Cord Injuries Affect?

  • 250,000 Americans have spinal cord injuries
  • 52% of spinal cord injured individuals are considered paraplegic and 47% quadriplegic
  • There are approximately 11,000 new injuries each year
  • 82% are male
  • 56% of injuries occur between the ages of 16 and 30
  • The average age of spinal cord injured person is 31

Spinal Cord Injuries Are Most Commonly Caused by:

  • Vehicle accidents 37%
  • Violence 28%
  • Falls 21%
  • Sports-related 6%
  • Other 8%

Why Contact Callahan Law Offices?

  • I will never charge you a fee for any of my services unless I recover compensation for you.
  • My fee is only 25% percent of what I collect for any settlement I get without filing a lawsuit. Most attorneys charge 33% or more for a settlement. My lowered fee means more money for you and less money for the attorney.
  • I will outline the steps in your case and give you an idea of how long the case will take.
  • My office will get copies of your bills, the accident reports, and medical records. We will also do any necessary investigation into the accident's cause.
  • I will take care of all discussions with the insurance company.
  • Your job is to get the medical treatment you need and keep my office updated about how you are feeling.
  • I will make every effort to get you maximum recovery for your injuries.