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Vancouver Catastrophic ICBC Car Accident Injury

Every Vancouver ICBC car accident injury claim is stressful. Vancouver catastrophic ICBC injury and ICBC accident claims involving spinal cord injury are complex. Catastrophic ICBC accident injuries that lead to Vancouver accident victims suffering full or partial paralysis are the most difficult cases we deal with.

The injured ICBC accident victim’s future care, recovery and how they will support themselves and their family is critically important to the lawyers at MacLean Personal Injury. We will meet with you for free and provide focused legal support and strategies to ensure justice is done for you.

MedlinePlus is the US National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends describes the injuries that can occur in a catastrophic ICBC car accident injury where there is a spinal cord injury:

What Are The symptoms and results of a Vancouver Catastrophic ICBC Car Accident Injury?

Injuries at any level can cause:

  • Increased muscle tone (spasticity)
  • Loss of normal bowel and bladder control (may include constipation, incontinence, bladder spasms)
  • Numbness
  • Sensory changes
  • Pain
  • Weakness, paralysis

CERVICAL (NECK) INJURIES

When spinal cord injuries occur in the neck area, symptoms can affect the arms, legs, and middle of the body. The symptoms may occur on one or both sides of the body. Symptoms can also include breathing difficulties from paralysis of the breathing muscles, if the injury is high up in the neck.

THORACIC (CHEST LEVEL) INJURIES

When spinal injuries occur at chest level, symptoms can affect the legs. Injuries to the cervical or high thoracic spinal cord may also result in blood pressure problems, abnormal sweating, and trouble maintaining normal body temperature.

LUMBAR SACRAL (LOWER BACK) INJURIES

When spinal injuries occur at the lower back level, symptoms can affect one or both legs, as well as the muscles that control the bowels and bladder.

The Vancouver catastrophic ICBC CarAccident Injury and spinal cord injury legal team at MacLean personal Injury is ready to come to you to meet with you for free to help you get the best possible damage settlement. Call us at 604-602-9000 and we will be happy to meet with you on a priority basis.



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