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Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers

Spinal cord injuries are among the most serious types of personal injuries. Those who suffer damage to their spines or spinal cords are likely to experience severe pain and discomfort, and/or suffer temporary, long-term or even permanent disability.

The spinal injury attorneys at Eng & Woods in Columbia, MO, understand the obstacles that those battling spine injuries face. Serving clients throughout the mid-Missouri region, our lawyers work aggressively to help victims of negligence obtain the compensation they deserve for their spine injuries. When a spinal cord injuries leaves you disabled, incapable of working or providing for your family and saddled with medical bills, you are entitled to certain coverage for your losses.

Causes of spinal injuries

As highly experienced and professional personal injury lawyers, we at Eng & Woods are fully prepared to represent you in your spinal cord injury claim. If your injury was caused by negligence, lack of safety measures or an act of violence, our Columbia spinal cord injury attorneys can help you. Consider the following common causes of spine and spinal cord injuries:

  • Auto Accidents: According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, traffic collisions are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries. With over 40 percent of spinal cord injuries result from automobile accidents.
  • Work Accidents: In labor-intensive fields, heavy lifting, twisting, reaching, and other repetitive movements could lead to back and spinal cord injuries. Additionally, falls at construction sites, from large equipment, or other heights can lead to impact injuries.
  • Acts of Violence: Knife wounds, gunshots and other intentional violent encounters cause over 15 percent of all spinal cord injuries.
  • Recreational Injuries: Sports and other recreational activities can put participants at risk, especially if they fail to take safety measures or wear proper protection. Over seven percent of spinal cord injuries occur during recreational activities.
  • Other Causes: Additional conditions, such as degenerative and genetic diseases, poor sleeping conditions and birth injuries account for nearly eight percent of spinal cord injuries.

Contact the Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers at Eng & Woods Today

If you or a loved one has been seriously hurt, our spinal cord injury attorney at Eng & Woods are ready to help you. Call us today at 877-888-2345 or contact the firm online to schedule an initial consultation. From our office in Columbia, we represent clients throughout the mid-Missouri area, including those living in Boonville, Fulton, Jefferson City, Moberly, Mexico, Ashland and all surrounding areas.

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Office Location
  • Columbia Office
    1000 West Nifong Boulevard, Building 7
    Suite 201
    Columbia, Missouri 65203
    Phone: 573-874-4190
    Fax: 573-874-4192
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