Posted on December 10, 2014 in Personal Injury
An auto accident can cause a person to sustain a ruptured disc. Also called a herniated disc or bulging disc, a ruptured disc can cause long-term problems that hinder a person from performing every day activities.
Car accident victims with a herniated disc in the lower back can experience a number of debilitating problems in the legs, ankles and feet, including severe weakness, difficulty standing or walking, and a loss off bladder or bowel control.
Spinal cord injuries caused by an auto accident can be very expensive to treat. Treatment for a ruptured disc can include pain medication, muscle relaxers, physical therapy including electrical stimulation, and possibly surgery. Medical bills for a ruptured disc can be a financial burden to anyone, especially those who are unable to work as a result of the injury. But when an auto accident occurred as a result of someone else’s carelessness, victims may be able to obtain compensation and get justice for their injuries.
If you or a loved one sustained a ruptured disc during a car accident, contact a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney to discuss obtaining compensation. For more than 30 years, the Philadelphia car accident lawyers at Anapol Schwartz advocating on behalf of accident victims.