Spinal Cord Injuries

Waldorf, Maryland Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

Zealously Seeking Justice & the Fair Compensation You Are Owed

Even a seemingly minor accident can result in a spinal cord injury, nerve injuries, paralysis, and other life-changing injuries. The effects of catastrophic injuries, such as brain and spinal cord injuries, can forever alter your life. You have a right to pursue compensation for your losses—past, present and future—if someone else is responsible for your serious injuries. You need the help of our Waldorf spinal cord injury lawyers.

At Farmer & Klopfer, our MD spinal cord injury lawyers are committed to standing up for the seriously injured and their families. We understand the legal and financial problems people face after suffering catastrophic injuries, and we have won tens of millions of dollars for our clients. 

As your advocates, we will fight aggressively to get you all the money you are entitled to per Maryland personal injury laws and statutes.

Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

Our firm represents people who have suffered various spinal cord injuries, including:

  • Central nervous system injuries (CNS injury)
  • Concussions and contusions
  • Whiplash and neck injuries
  • Herniated, bulging, and injured discs
  • Compression fractures
  • Paralysis (quadriplegia or paraplegia)
  • C-Spine, L-Spine, T-Spine, and S-Spine injuries
  • And other severe spine injuries

Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries

Nearly all CNS and spinal cord injuries lead to major consequences for victims and their families. In addition to pain and suffering and many other personal challenges, the costs add up—from medical bills to lost wages. You should not have to worry about the legal and financial burdens associated with spinal cord injuries. You should be allowed to focus on your recovery. Let our Maryland spinal cord injury lawyers worry about the rest.

Remember: Never provide a recorded statement to an insurance adjuster without your attorney present. The insurance company is not on your side. It aims to minimize your personal injury claim.

Get the Compensation You Deserve

Our legal team has decades of combined experience practicing law, and our firm has built an excellent reputation since it was established in 1978. Our spine injury attorneys in Waldorf know how to negotiate, and we know when it is time to stop going back and forth and start fighting.

Some of the common short- and long-term effects of spine injuries include:

  • Pain (immediate and chronic)
  • Reduced/loss of function
  • Limited range of motion
  • Reduced or lost strength
  • Reduced ability/inability to work
  • Paralysis (paraplegia, quadriplegia, etc.)

We do whatever it takes to protect our seriously injured clients and get them the compensation they need for:

  • Past and future medical bills
  • Rehabilitation expenses
  • Past and future lost wages
  • In-home services and accommodations
  • Long-term care
  • Pain and suffering

Our spinal cord injury lawyers in Waldorf help families obtain compensation for wrongful death when a spinal cord injury results in fatal complications. We know that you are grieving and that being able to grieve uninterrupted is an integral part of the healing process. Therefore, we aim to manage your wrongful death claim as much as possible, so you do not need to be bothered by legal details during such a difficult time.


Contact us online or call (301) 265-2220 today to request a free and confidential consultation. 


Long-Term Costs of Spinal Injuries

Like many catastrophic injuries, spinal cord injuries often come with long-term treatments, therapy, and maintenance. All that medical treatment unfortunately is not free and insurance only covers so much. For most people, the out-of-pocket costs of serious injuries like this are very quickly overwhelming. In fact, medical debt is the number one reason people file bankruptcy in the United States.

This is why it is extremely important for anyone who is wrongly injured and suffering from a spinal cord injury works with a personal injury lawyer to recover the maximum amount of compensation that they deserve. While you focus on recovering, we focus on fighting for you.

You Don't Pay Unless We Win Your Case

If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic injury, such as a spinal cord injury, our attorneys are prepared to offer you the legal support you need. We handle personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis, which means you won’t pay any attorneys’ fees unless we recover compensation for you. Incidental costs may apply.


Contact Farmer & Klopfer today to schedule a free consultation at our office in Waldorf or a place more convenient for you. We make home and hospital visits.


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  • Kind, sympathetic, reassuring and more importantly, very knowledgeable

    “I couldn’t be happier with the service I received from this law firm. I felt comfortable from the minute I first walked through the door. I had less than two weeks before the expiration of my personal injury filing date and was overwhelmed. My first appointment was with Elizabeth who took my huge stack of papers with a smile and said, “Let me take care of this for you.” Although all of the staff that I encountered were wonderful, my main experience was with Mr. Farmer and Elizabeth who were both kind, sympathetic, reassuring and more importantly, very knowledgeable. My case was handled professionally and in a timely fashion. My case was recently concluded and I am very happy with the outcome and would not hesitate to use them again or recommend them to my friends and family in the future. Need a good law firm, no need to look further.”

  • Could not have asked for a better group of attorneys to handle our legal problem

    We could not have asked for a better group of attorneys to handle our legal problem. James Farmer and Melvin Allen were very knowledgeable, confident and successful in handling our case. I will definitely be referring this Law Firm to others.

  • We received a great outcome and my family was 100% pleased

    “Attorney Farmer helped me and my family through a domestic situation which turned out to be great. His expertise, presentation, and professionalism all worked together and we received a great outcome and my family was 100% pleased. I would highly recommend!”

  • He will fight for you and do whatever he can to help you

    “Mr. James Farmer is a very intelligent and skilled lawyer that knows what he is doing and will go out of his way to help. I am very thankful to have had him as my attorney!! I was facing some very serious charges and with Mr. Farmers unbelievable skills, I was found not guilty on all charges. I would highly recommend Mr. Farmer to anyone who needs legal help. I cannot stress enough that he will fight for you and do whatever he can to help you. Thanks, Mr. James Farmer for all that you have done for me!! I also want to thank Patrick, Gary and his staff for their hard work, kindness, and professionalism.”

  • Nothing short of miraculous

    “Mr. Farmer and his associates go the EXTRA mile for all their clients! It's nice to feel safe at the hands of your attorney and get a great outcome! Every experience I've personally had, as well as watched, has been nothing short of miraculous!! Farmer and staff are who you want on your side!!!”

Spinal Cord Injury FAQ

What is the spinal cord?

The spinal cord is a collection of nerves that run down the spine, from the base of the brain to the hips. It is responsible for the regulation of nervous reactions and musculoskeletal control throughout most of the body. Because it is comprised of sensitive nerve tissue, the spinal cord is dramatically slow to heal. Oftentimes, it cannot heal on its own from serious damage.

What is paralysis?

Paralysis is a medical condition characterized by the loss of control over parts of the body. It is caused by damage to the nerves within or that connect to that body part. Paralysis can be permanent, temporary, total, or partial.

What is paraplegia?

Paraplegia is a form of paralysis that affects all arms and legs. Oftentimes, it also affects the abdomen and torso. The result is that the paraplegic person can only move their head and face. Paraplegia can be permanent and incurable, making it the most devastating form of paralysis.

What recovery is expected following a spinal cord injury?

Not all spinal cord injuries are permanent. With modern medical technologies and rehabilitative methods, some patients can regain some or all of their mobility and bodily functions after suffering from partial or temporary paralysis. However, severe cases of paralysis and spinal are rarely expected to heal.

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    We take pride in learning the latest strategies for maximizing damages, preparing our clients for trial & mounting an effective case.

  • A Record of Results

    Our firm has won tens of millions of dollars in financial compensation for individuals & their families.

  • Renowned in Our Field
    We are well-regarded in the legal community & are even known & respected among insurance companies.
  • Fearless Advocacy
    We are not afraid to confront negligent medical professionals, hospitals, nursing homes or their insurance companies.
  • Valuable Insight
    We know how to skillfully navigate government bureaucracies to help our clients obtain workers’ compensation benefits.

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