How An Attorney Can Help After a Spinal Cord Injury

After a spinal cord injury your loved one has probably experienced hospitalization, in home care and certainly high medical expenses. Even those with health insurance and certainly those without can be put in an extremely tough position. Where is all the money that’s required to pay for all of these bills going to come from? One of the things that a spinal cord injury attorney can help you with is to figure out who may be held responsible for the injury and also account for the medical bills and lost wages that will be sustained in the past and in the future while you focus on learning those motor skills all over again. One question that family and friends of a spinal cord victims have is what happens if the injured party can’t bring a claim for themselves or just isn’t able to? In that case the court will allow a close family member, spouse, children, and parents to bring a claim on behalf of the injured party. This is what’s called a next friend.