Back injuries are an all-too-common injury that people sustain. Back injuries are often painful and cause life-long consequences to the person injured. Back injuries can change a person’s life in many negative ways. They can limit mobility, cause substantial financial loss through expenses and lost wages, affect a person’s ability to work, and even impact a person’s ability to live an independent life. A person who suffers a back injury is looking at potential lost wages, rehabilitative care, long-term disability, expensive hospital stays, and even loss of mobility.
Back in juries come in many forms. Herniated discs, pinched nerves, ruptured discs, or spinal cord injuries are some examples of common back injuries. Severe back injuries can lead to long-term disability, including paralysis. Many people who suffer back injuries may not know that they are even hurt, or may be unaware of the severity of their injuries. Anyone who suspects that he or she may have a back injury should seek immediate medical attention to prevent worsening the injury. Also, anyone who has been in a car accident or other situation that is likely to cause a back injury should seek medical help. Too often, a person suffers a back injury but does not have adequate medical attention and exacerbates the injury. Also, finding out the extent of the injury immediately helps to ensure that you are adequately compensated for the injury that you have.
Back injuries can be sustained many ways. A person may injure his or her back at work, in a car accident, playing sports, or even simply by falling. People with bone issues, such as arthritis or osteoporosis, or people with pre-existing issues are often more susceptible to such injuries. Often, people suffer back injuries due to another person or organization’s negligence. Sadly, many people do not seek legal help and find themselves “on the hook” for medical expenses and lost wages that can be financially ruinous. If you are a victim of negligence and have been injured, you deserve to be compensated for the expenses associated with your injuries. You may also be experiencing pain and suffering for which you should be compensated.
If you or a loved one has suffered a back injury, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact Massachusetts back injury attorney Dan Cappetta today. Attorney Cappetta has worked in the Massachusetts court system for many years and has a great deal of trial experience. Attorney Cappetta is a committed and compassionate Massachusetts back injury attorney who can fight for justice on your behalf. Attorney Cappetta will fight for you to recover financial damages owed as a result of your injury. All consultations are always free, and no fees are ever charged unless he recovers money damages on your behalf. Call today for a free consultation.