Paralysis Attorneys in Montana
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At Hoyt & Blewett PLLC, our Montana paralysis injury attorneys help the victims of life-altering accidents recover the resources they need and hold negligent parties accountable. Catastrophic injury cases may involve any injury that permanently impacts the health and ability of a victim.
Paralysis is one of the most life-altering injuries a person can sustain. When a person becomes paralyzed, they may never be able to work or participate in activities they once enjoyed again. The impact of paralysis on an injury victim’s life is immense.
A person can become paralyzed because of another person’s negligence. The Hoyt & Blewett PLLC legal team is prepared to represent you if someone’s carelessness caused an accident that resulted in the paralysis of you or a loved one.
Causes of Paralysis in Montana
Paralysis is characterized by the inability to move a body part. It can be caused by various medical conditions, as well as trauma which severs the affected body part’s connection to the brain. In cases of traumatic accidents, another person’s negligence could be the cause.
Accidents which can result in paralysis include:
- Auto accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Birth injuries
- Medical malpractice
- Motorcycle accidents
- Ski and snowboard accidents
- Trucking accidents
- Workplace injuries
Types of Paralysis
There are different types of paralysis that define the degree of paralysis and identify the body part which was affected. If a person cannot move or feel their muscles, they are completely paralyzed. If a person has some feeling in their impacted body part, they are considered partially paralyzed. Localized paralysis only impacts one part of the body, while generalized paralysis affects multiple areas and may occur when a condition injures the brain or spinal cord.
Medical Care for People Who Are Paralyzed
Permanently paralyzed people require a lifetime of specialized healthcare. For people who are temporarily paralyzed, the costs of medical care will still be very expensive. Although the paralysis may be temporary, the injury’s impact on the body could last much longer and require additional treatment.
To address cases of paralysis, medical care may include:
- Wheelchairs, crutches, and the use of other medical devices
- Therapy and rehabilitation
The Immeasurable Damages of Paralysis
A person who is permanently paralyzed will require medical attention for the remainder of their life. The financial impact of paralysis is incontestably great, but the effects of paralysis spread well beyond the numbers. The additional damage that results from a paralysis-causing incident is intangible and affects every person the victim is close to.
The victim may suffer from emotional anguish, including feelings of anxiety, depression, emptiness, and loss of enjoyment of life. The family of a person who is paralyzed may experience the stress of providing their loved one with medical care, other resources, and assistance, as well as the sadness of seeing a person they care for permanently injured.
Our Montana Attorneys Can Help You Get the Medical Care You Need
A person who is paralyzed may need to pay for multiple hospital appointments, surgery, or medications immediately following an accident. They may need to use medical devices or require additional surgery later in life.
The Hoyt & Blewett PLLC legal team aims to recover resources that will ensure a person who is paralyzed has the committed medical attention they require. We want to serve as a support system for your family — call now to discuss your case.
At Hoyt & Blewett PLLC in Montana, we understand the devastating impact of personal injuries and wrongful deaths on families. With over 100 years of combined experience, our dedicated team of Montana injury attorneys is here to provide compassionate and skilled legal representation. We offer a free consultation to discuss your case and understand your needs.
Hoyt & Blewett has proven time and again that we are more than willing to take personal injury and wrongful death cases to trial, with the results being very favorable for our clients. Our track record speaks for itself, as we have obtained numerous top personal injury verdicts in Montana, including 18 jury verdicts surpassing $1 million.
If you or someone you know has suffered damages due to the negligence of another, it is important to contact a trial lawyer who will vigorously represent your interests against insurance companies and other corporate defendants.
From their office in Great Falls, Hoyt & Blewett PLLC serves injured clients throughout Montana including Great Falls, Helena, Missoula, Billings, Kalispell, Bozeman, Butte, Anaconda, and Sidney.