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Spinal Cord Injuries

Seek Restitution with Help from a Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

Spinal cord injuries can alter a victim’s life in profound ways. John B. Kenison, Jr. has defended both large insurance companies and personal injury victims. This unique experience provides him the insight to negotiate for all the damages to which his clients are entitled. Mr. Kenison is a spinal cord injury lawyer with more than 25 years practicing personal injury law in Manchester, NH. He is willing to fight for the compensation you need to make a full recovery. If you or a loved one has suffered a life-altering injury, contact Kenison Law Office today.

What are Spinal Cord Injuries?

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Spinal cord injuries can have a severe impact on victims and their families.
Spinal cord injuries are those injuries that damage the backbone. The spinal cord stretches from the neck to the lower back, and an injury to any part of the spinal cord can cause permanent damage. In most circumstances, the body parts impacted most are those beneath the point of injury on the spine.

Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

There are three types of spinal cord injuries:

  1. Anterior Cord Syndrome: This type of injury occurs when the blood supply to the anterior section of the spinal cord is cut off, resulting in loss of sensation or movement.
  2. Central Cord Syndrome: As the most common spinal cord injury, central cord syndrome results when grey matter within the spinal cord sustains damage. This injury causes loss of mobility and sensation in the arms and hands.
  3. Brown-Séquard Syndrome: If trauma impacts only one side of the spinal cord, it can result in loss of mobility or sensation on that side. Victims may also lose the ability to feel temperature changes and lack sensitivity to pain on the side of the spinal cord that was not affected by the trauma.

Common indicators of a spinal cord injury may include loss of sensation or paralysis in body parts beneath the point of impact as well as loss of motor control in the arms, hands, legs, or feet.

Most Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries

Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries. Other common causes include:

  • Falls down stairs or from heights
  • Assault and other acts of violence
  • Sports injuries

In a large majority of cases, the accidents that caused these serious injuries were the fault of another party. Negligent parties can be held liable for the victim’s damages.

Mr. Kenison has practiced personal injury for more than 25 years, and he is willing to fight for the compensation you need to make a full recovery.
Helping Victims Recover Compensation

Spinal cord injury victims can pursue damages with help from a spinal cord injury lawyer. Mr. Kenison can pursue a verdict or settlement to ensure victims get the restitution to which they are entitled. Victims may be eligible for compensation such as:

  • Past and future medical expenses, including surgeries, medications, and therapy
  • Lost income due to an inability to work
  • Pain and suffering
  • Home construction to make accommodations for a wheelchair
Schedule Your Free Consultation

At Kenison Law Office, PLLC, we offer spinal cord injury victims a free initial consultation. Victims and their loved ones can meet with Mr. Kenison to review their case and determine their next steps. Call our office at (603) 471-3550 or contact us online today to schedule a consultation.

Client Reviews
"Attorney Kenison helped me a lot with my car accident insurance claim. I highly recommend him to anyone who needs help with an accident insurance claim." Jennifer
"John Kenison and his team are the best in what they do for a client. I had a bad motorcycle accident in 2014. When I called them they were there to help me thru the issues of this accident. John is a great lawyer that works hard for you and his staff is great to. Easy to talk too with any questions you have. He got the money I deserved with no stress and I would recommend anyone that needs a great lawyer to get in touch with them. True professionals !!" G. R.
"Our family came across Kenison law offices by chance. During a very emotional time, we found that we were in need of legal advice. We were dealing with a lot and both John and Lisa offered support and professionalism. Our case was long and drawn out and we never felt overwhelmed or alone." B.W.
"My husband was in a Motorcycle accident on June 11, 2014. He was seriously injured and spent several weeks in a trauma unit and 4 weeks in a rehab facility after several surgeries. I called John Kenison the day after the accident and he walked me through the difficult process of how to handle hospital bills and how to contact the Insurance companies involved. My husband was out of work for 4 months and Kenison Law was able to help us recover all loss wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. They are a caring law firm and are able to explain complex information during a vehicle difficult situation. I would highly recommend this law office." M. H.
"In the late summer of 2015, I had the misfortune of falling in a public place of business through no fault of my own. I was seriously injured, both my legs, which resulted in almost 6 months of modified bed rest and convalescing. Needless to say, I was completely overwhelmed with doctors; specialists; physical therapists and many other wonderful people. As if this was not daunting enough, it was told to me, in this time of utter chaos, I needed to engage an attorney. I have never had to hire an attorney..." R.W.W.