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Spinal Injuries

Spinal injuries are inevitably serious in that they are usually cause some degree of paralysis. Unfortunately they usually have long term and often life long implications.

Most spinal injuries that result from medical negligence occur as a result of a delay in diagnosis on the spinal injury or incorrectly carried out surgery.

Cauda Equina Syndrome

Cauda Equina syndrome is a very specific spinal cord injury and occurs when the nerves in the spinal canal have been damaged. Cauda Equina syndrome affects the nerves supplying the muscles of the legs, bladder, bowel and genitals. Cauda Equina syndrome is a surgical emergency as if it is not treated swiftly it can lead to permanent loss of bowel and bladder control and a reduction in ability along with permanent pain.

Cauda Equina claims generally arise from:

  • Failure to diagnose
  • Failure to treat
  • Inadequate or negligence surgery
  • Failure to recognise post operative complications

Our highly experienced team of specialist clinical negligence lawyers are here to assist and to advise. They will advise you comprehensively about the merits of your claim, funding and ensure that you and your family get the best possible results.

The majority of our cases are funded by way of a conditional fee agreement, more commonly known as a no win no fee agreement. This means there is no financial risk to you.

Our Spinal Injuries Solicitors are backed by nearly four decades of experience. Our legal practice and team of Medical Negligence Solicitors have a strong track record of achieving the best possible claims. For expert legal advice use our contact form or call us on 0808 250 6017 today.