Spinal Cord Injuries

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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 experienced personal 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 legal representation, our personal injury lawyers 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 personal injury lawyers represent 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 Waldorf personal 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.

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 personal injury lawyers serving Waldorf know how to negotiate, and we know when it is time to stop going back and forth and start fighting.

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 experienced personal injury lawyers serving 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, our personal injury lawyers 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 serving Waldorf to recover the maximum amount of compensation that they deserve. While you focus on recovering, we focus on fighting for you.

Personal Injury ATTORNEYS Standing Up For You

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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  • A family member was in a bad situation and they resolved it with ZERO drama.

    “Don’t mess around when it’s your money on the line. Go with these guys if you want excellent, competent attorneys.”

  • Thorough and attentive to my case from the beginning

    “From the initial consultation, I knew I needed James Farmer and his team on my side. He was thorough and attentive to my case from the beginning, prior to even hiring his firm. Once I officially hired his firm, he and his colleague Mr. Melvin Allen moved to strategically place me in the best position possible. They supported me throughout the process by making sure I understood what was happening and I felt extremely grateful to have them on my side! Long story short, my case was successfully completed with a favorable outcome! An outcome I couldn’t even imagine was possible but Mr. Allen’s expertise, strategy, and courtroom presence made it all possible! My wife and I are forever grateful and will always look to this firm on any future needs and you should, too!”

  • Keeps in touch with you throughout the whole process, and even after your case is over with

    I just recently had James E. Farmer handle my second DUI and I received the best possible outcome I could've wished for. The judge I had could've really laid down the hammer on me but James worked his magic and did an incredible job. He knows what he is talking about and is very humble. He keeps in touch with you throughout the whole process, and even after your case is over with, and he explains everything so you know exactly what is going on. This is my first time hiring James and without a doubt, I would hire him again. He would be the first person I'd call if another legal problem should ever rise-- though I've made a promise to myself to stay away from the law as much as possible. He will be highly recommended to anyone that asks me if I know a great lawyer.

  • 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.”

  • A wise choice for anyone pursuing legal justice and/or a defense

    Mr. Farmer and his team were impressive through their work effort and detailed approach in every phase the Civil Court Personal Injury case. They also were responsive to any questions/concerns, supportive and communicated well through out the process. In the end, a satisfactory settlement was achieved. Mr. Farmer would be a wise choice for anyone pursuing legal justice and/or a defense.

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.

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    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.
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    We are not afraid to confront negligent medical professionals, hospitals, nursing homes or their insurance companies.
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    We know how to skillfully navigate government bureaucracies to help our clients obtain workers’ compensation benefits.


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