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Spinal Cord Injuries

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Job-Related Spinal Cord Injuries

Hire a New York City Workers' Compensation Attorney

The spinal cord is an extremely sensitive and vital part of the human body. Any injury to the spinal cord can result in nerve damage, severe pain, and even loss of bodily functions. If you’ve suffered a spinal cord injury due to someone else’s negligence, you deserve fair compensation. Our NYC workers' comp lawyers fight hard to help you get it.

At The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., our experienced New York City lawyers help clients pursue workers’ compensation and personal injury claims after a spinal cord injury. Our lead attorney, David Perecman, has been practicing New York law for more than 30 years, winning more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements along the way.

Based in Manhattan, we serve clients in all five boroughs. Fill out a case evaluation form to have your claim reviewed.

Seeking Compensation for Herniated Disc Injuries

One of the most common spinal cord injuries is disc herniation. When the discs that sit between the vertebrae in the spine get damaged, they can bulge out, pressing on the surrounding nerves and causing substantial pain that will often worsen if it is not treated.

Common incidents that can cause a herniated disc include:

A herniated disc will not directly show up on a simple X-ray. More sensitive tests such as MRIs and CT scans are necessary to diagnose people who have suffered disc herniation.

If you are suffering persistent back pain after a construction accident or other work accident and your workers’ comp provider will not approve the testing you need, our attorneys are ready to fight for you to get the proper care you deserve.

Experienced at Handling All Types of Spinal Cord Injury Cases

In addition to herniated discs, our New York City workers’ compensation attorneys help clients pursue compensation for all other types of spinal cord injuries, from whiplash — a potentially serious, long-term injury — to quadriplegia and paraplegia, which can result from direct damage to the spinal cord.

We are dedicated to making sure our clients get the appropriate medical treatment and compensation they need to cover their medical bills and other damages. Let us put our experience and passion to work for you.

Call us at (212) 577-9325 to schedule your free consultation.

More Than $500 million In Verdicts & Settlements For Our Clients

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.'s team of NYC personal injury attorneys have recovered more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements for their clients. We understand the financial and emotional toll a serious accident can have on your life. That’s why we dedicate ourselves to maximizing your recovery and securing what you deserve.

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  • $7,986,908.00

    Union Dockworker injured on the job retained The Perecman Firm.

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  • $1,375,000.00
    Settlement for roofer who fell from ladder and injured back.
  • $1,000,000.00
    Custodian fell off ladder due to defective installation of cabinets. Settled after trial for $800,000.
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