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Spinal Cord/Paralysis

Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

Markman & Cannan LLC stands up for victims of spinal cord damage to ensure that compensation meets their future needs. We take on the full burden of dealing with the insurance companies while our clients and their family members deal with the physical healing and adjustments.

Bloomfield, New Jersey, trial lawyer Alan J. Markman has secured many settlements and verdicts for catastrophic injury, including spinal cord injury cases. We represent personal injury victims throughout Essex County, Union County and Hudson County.

Free Consultation • 877-784-8782 • Home and Hospital Visits

Mr. Markman has sophisticated knowledge of injuries to the cervical, thoracic or lumbar vertebrae and the underlying nervous system it protects. We can take cases involving:

  • Paralysis (paraplegia or quadriplegia)
  • Partial paralysis or loss of sensation
  • Complex regional pain syndrome

We work to ensure that victims of a spinal cord injury have access to the right care providers to maximize recovery of function, and that a settlement covers special needs as life goes on. Many clients can benefit from surgery and physical therapy. Vocational specialists can determine what jobs, if any, the person will be able to do after such a severe injury. Economists calculate the lost future earnings. Doctors and life care planners can determine if the person will need home nursing care and disability accommodations such as home remodeling, a special van or motorized wheelchair.

For victims with their prime earning years still ahead, with additional damages for pain, suffering, and reduced quality of life, a spinal cord case adds up. We represented a woman who had back surgery (with a potential for paralysis) after a tractor-trailer accident. When the insurance company balked at our demands for $1 million in compensation, we entered binding arbitration and achieved a settlement near that amount, which ensured that her medical care and finances were secure for many years to come.

Committed to a Better Future

Compensation for catastrophic injuries must last a lifetime, especially a permanent spinal cord injury. Call our Bloomfield office at 877-784-8782 or contact us by e-mail to arrange a free case evaluation.