The spinal cord serves two extremely important functions. The vertebrae that make up the spine, or backbone, connect the body together.
The bundle of nerves that travels down the spine carries all signals from the brain to the rest of the body.
Spinal cord injuries can result from an accident, motor vehicle crash, medical malpractice, or undiagnosed medical condition.
Spinal cord injuries can cause a host of temporary and permanent injuries including paralysis or even death.
When that spinal cord injury results or is made worse due to the negligence of another, a personal injury attorney in New York County, New York may be able to help the victim seek justice in state or federal court.
The AAJ is committed to promoting a fair and effective civil justice system while supporting the work of attorneys representing plaintiffs.
Lawyer Referral Service in New York City - The New York City Bar Association ("NYCBA") established a Lawyer Referral Service ("LRS") in 1946. For more than 65 years, the LRS has helped individuals and businesses find a qualified attorney throughout the five boroughs of New York City.The NYCBA LRS is the oldest lawyer referral program in the State of New York. In exchange for a $35 consultation fee, you are entitled to a 30 minute consultation to discuss your case with a local attorney. The fee is waived for personal injury, medical malpractice, state workers' compensation or a Social Security Disability case.