Disc Herniation Attorney
Disc herniation results when the inner core of a disc in the spine extrudes back into the spinal canal. the weak spot in the herniated disc is located directly beneath the root of the spinal nerve, resulting in the radiance of pain all the down the leg and foot of the affected victim. Around 90% of disc herniations occur between the L4 and L5 lumbar segments, causing pain the L5 or S1 nerve.
In some cases, the herniated disc will resolve itself within six weeks. Conservative treatment options, such as physical therapy or oral steroids, can assist in the healing process and relieve patient pain. If discomfort persists after six weeks, surgery is most likely required to treat the injury.
How Do They Occur?
Herniated discs are a common injury resulting from a traumatic accident such as a car crash. They can also occur due to work duties that may or may not meet safety or diligent care standards, such as repetitive heavy lifting or inactivity. In any case, if a patient suffers from a herniated disc as the result of another party’s action or inaction, they may be eligible for compensation through legal means.
Contact a Rock Island Personal Injury Attorney
If You Or A Loved One Has Suffered A Spinal Cord Injury That Seems To Have Been Someone Else’s Fault, call a Rock Island Personal Injury Attorney from VanDerGinst Law at 1-866-843-7367 or CLICK HERE for a FREE online case evaluation. the initial consultation is free of charge. if we agree to handle your injury case, we will work on a contingency fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if, and when, there is a money recovery for you. In many cases a lawsuit must be filed before an applicable expiration date, known as a statute of limitations. So please call right away to ensure that you do not waive your right to possible compensation. Our team of personal injury attorneys are licensed to practice in Illinois, Iowa and the federal courts. We have handled and can handle serious cases all over the country. No matter where you reside VanDerGinst Law can help you.