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Back and Spinal Cord Injuries

Back injuries are serious, and greatly affect people’s lives. the bones and ligaments in your back function to hold your body upright, while your spine sends signals to your brain. If you sustain a back injury from an accident, these functions are at risk. If you experienced a back injury, contact our compassionate and aggressive Phoenix back injury lawyer at Ybarra Maldonado Law Group.

Back injuries range from mild examples such as strained muscles to severe examples like paralysis. Any part of your back could sustain an injury, including your spine, vertebrae, muscles, or even organs. Below, we list some possible back injuries:

  • Broken or fractured bones
  • Pulled ligaments
  • Strained muscles
  • Herniated discs
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Muscle spasms
  • Contusions
  • Whiplash

Back injuries might result in any number of side effects. Injuries to the back’s bones, joints, connective tissues, muscles, or nerves can cause pain or discomfort of varying degrees. You might injure yourself playing sports, in a car accident, or even in a fall.

Commonly, back injuries occur in the lower portion of the back. The injury might be a sprain, a strain, a herniated disc, or even a fracture. Below, we list common signs and side effects of a back injury.

  • Pain or tenderness
  • Pain that worsens with movement
  • Stiffness
  • Difficulty moving
  • Spasming muscles
  • Bruises
  • Swelling
  • Shooting pain in one or both legs
  • Weakness or numbness in the legs

Back injuries have the potential to be catastrophic. For minor injuries, settlements are smaller, but in the case of a life-altering back injury, settlements may be much larger. 

These settlements take into account many factor-- Your medical costs, estimated lost wages, property damages, and endurance of pain and suffering are all imperative in evaluating a case. For an accurate representation of your case’s value, we recommend contacting our experienced Phoenix back injury lawyer for a free consultation.

Certain symptoms after a back injury are indicative of an emergency or a serious condition. Experiencing significant trauma to the spinal cord can result in all or some of the following symptoms:

  • Extreme pain in the back
  • Weakness or paralysis in certain parts of the body
  • Numbness or loss of sensation in the extremities
  • Loss of bowel or bladder control
  • Difficulty walking or balancing
  • Difficulty breathing

If you experience any of the above symptoms after an accident, see a doctor immediately and hire a back injury lawyer. Once you receive your diagnosis, Ybarra Maldonado Law Group will fight for your just compensation. Back and spinal injuries change lives. We’ll fight to make sure money isn’t an issue for you after a serious back injury.

Our back injury attorneys have the experience and the knowledge to let you know during your free consultation whether we believe you have a case or not. We have what it takes to determine the costs associated with your injury and to protect your interests. Give us a call at (602) 910-4040 or fill out our online intake form today for a free consultation.

Contact an Experienced Phoenix Back and Spinal Injury Lawyer

If you have any other questions about back or spinal injuries, Ybarra Maldonado Law Group can help. We are a group of experienced Phoenix back injury attorneys who remain committed to protecting the injured in Phoenix, Arizona.

At YMLG, we strive to be a client-centered firm that offers exceptional representation. Our goal is to empower our clients with the knowledge necessary to make the best decisions for themselves and their families. Call us today at 602-910-4040 or to see what we can do for you.



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Ray A. Ybarra Maldonado

Attorney, Human Rights Activist, Author
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