The trauma of a spinal cord injury can extend well beyond the financial burden. It can cause physical and emotional damage as well. If you have been the victim of a severe injury such as this, contact a Front Royal car accident attorney today. 

Complications from a Spinal Cord Injury 

Not only does a patient have to deal with the consequences of their spinal cord injury, but they may also have additional complications that can make the situation much more traumatic. 

Some complications of a spinal cord injury stemming from a car accident include: 

  • chronic pain;
  • loss of sensation;
  • impaired breathing;
  • loss of movement;
  • sexual dysfunction; and
  • loss of bladder and bowel control. 

These complications will depend on the location and severity of the injury. While symptoms can sometimes be temporary, there may be permanent damage.  

There can also be emotional complications with a spinal cord injury. This can result in the need for counseling and/or medication to treat depression and other psychological conditions.  

If you suffered a spinal cord injury because of someone else’s negligent actions in a car accident, your next step should be to seek legal counsel.  

Contact a Virginia Car Accident Attorney

The Virginia car accident attorneys at Dulaney, Lauer & Thomas understand your legal rights after a car accident.

Contact us today for a free consultation –- 888-907-2631 (Warrenton Office), 800-741-1012 (Culpeper Office), and 888-534-5346 (Front Royal Office).

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Working with Andrew and his team has been--without exception--one of the most pleasant, productive, and professional experiences of my adult life. I was seriously injured in an accident in July, 2018, in Virginia. I was driving a company vehicle that was registered in Maryland, for a company that was based in Wisconsin. And I live in New Jersey, where my personal vehicles are insured. The several jurisdictions involved presented a very unique case that demanded an experienced and nuanced strategy. I found Andrew Thomas (of Dulaney, Lauer, & Thomas) through some online research. And it is noteworthy that Andrew has worked the other side of the aisle--he used to work with insurance companies. Andrew took on my case with the assurance that he would work it with no less energy than he does each of his cases. At each turn, and with each question I had, Andrew and Paralegal Misty kept me informed, returned my calls, provided detailed explanations, and kept me feeling like I was in the loop and there was an eventual end to our journey. Nearly five years after the accident, we settled out of court for a significant sum in recognition of my personal injuries. The settlement was much more than I had expected. And without Andrew & Misty, I am sure the award would have been much less. If you are looking for professionalism, knowledge, dedication, answerability, responsiveness, integrity, and human-level communication from a personal injury attorney--look no further. You have found him. Thank you, Andrew and Misty. Gary Daley
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