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Effects of Chicago Spinal Cord Injury Accident

April 25, 2019

Many individuals who have suffered this injury have accompanying medical issues relating to the SCI.  Medical conditions to the musculoskeletal, respiratory, urinary, or gastrointestinal system are common.  

After a Chicago IL car accident resulting in spinal cord injury, you may also experience:

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  • Unable to control bladder function
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Kidney infections or stones
  • Bladder stones
  • Very high blood pressure
  • Low blood pressure stand up
  • Breathing problems
  • Skin sores or burns from inability to feel or experience skin sensations
  • Blood clots
  • Swelling
  • Weight loss after accident
  • Spastic muscle causing tightening
  • Flaccid muscle causing no muscle tone
  • Muscle atrophy
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Obesity 

How Hiring a IL Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer Can Help You & Your Family

The list of potential long term effects  following a Chicago motorcycle or car accident resulting in a spinal cord injury is extensive. With such extensive and severe complications from spinal cord injuries, it is important to speak to a Chicago spinal cord injury attorney right away. 

Spinal Cord injury lawyers in Chicago and Illinois can help you and your family is numerous ways.  For example, our Chicago injury lawyer can help you and your family by investigating the accident and working up damages to maximize any potential settlement or jury verdict.

Cullotta Law Offices law firm is located in Glenview and Chicago IL. We focus on brain, back and spinal cord injuries caused by a car accident or fall. For more information fill out our online form or call our office at (847) 651-7191 today.

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