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Spinal Cord Injuries Attorneys in Santa Ana.

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One of the most devastating injuries a person can sustain in an accident is a spinal cord injury. More than 11,000 people suffer these life-changing injuries each year, most commonly from auto accidents, bicycle accidents, motorcycle accidents, and truck accidents, but also from falls, diving and sports accidents, and acts of violence. The initial recovery from a spinal cord injury may take months or even years. In many cases, victims suffer permanent paralysis as a result of their injury.

Compensation for Spinal Cord Injuries

The Santa Ana attorneys at Hess & Nghiem have recovered millions for spinal cord injuries and their families. We have represented adults and children who have suffered spinal cord injuries in car accidents, slip, and fall accidents, and swimming and diving accidents. Our California spine injury attorneys understand the many causes of spinal cord injuries and the permanent life changes they often cause.

When an accident that leads to a spinal cord injury can be attributed to another person’s negligent, careless, or reckless actions, the victim may be entitled to compensation for their injury. In cases involving spinal cord injuries, which may cause permanent disability, paralysis, and other injuries, the compensation the victim may be entitled to may be substantial. Although money can never take away the physical and emotional pain of a catastrophic injury such as a spinal cord injury or traumatic brain injury, money can cover the astronomical financial costs and allow victims to receive the best medical care so that they may live the most comfortable life possible.

Spinal Cord Injuries and Long Term Care

Lifelong medical treatment and rehabilitation for a spinal cord injury can cost millions of dollars. Spinal cord injuries are life-changing, and victims may require around-the-clock medical care for the rest of their lives. The expense of paying for hospitalizations, long-term care, living modifications due to being in a wheelchair, prescriptions, surgeries, and lost earnings, and even lost insurance benefits due to not being able to return to work, can be financially devastating. According to the University of Alabama National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, only 52% of spinal cord injury victims are covered by private health insurance at the time of an injury. Because of the expenses associated with caring for an injury victim, getting full and fair compensation from whoever is responsible for an accident is essential. Monetary damages recovered for a spinal cord injury can include compensation for all medical care, hospitalization costs, rehabilitation, lost earnings, loss of earning capacity, pain, and suffering, and other accident-related expenses.

Proven Results in Spinal Cord Injury Cases

The attorneys at Hess & Nghiem specialize in severe and catastrophic injuries. From handling dozens of spinal cord injury cases, our lawyers understand the many ways a spinal cord injury can change not just a victim’s life, but also an entire family. Our attorneys consult with medical and neurological experts on every spinal cord injury case to prove maximum liability and ensure victims receive full and fair compensation to cover all of their medical needs and lost earnings for the rest of their life.

Protecting Your Legal Rights After an Accident

If you or a member of your family has suffered a spinal cord injury, contact an attorney at Hess & Nghiem to discuss your case today. Keep in mind that in Santa Ana, you only have a limited time to file a personal injury claim. The amount of time you have varies depending on how the accident occurred and who was responsible. If the time expires, you will not be able to bring a claim against the at-fault party. For your convenience, the attorneys at Hess & Nghiem are available to discuss your case 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All consultations are free, with no obligation. If our Santa Ana personal injury law firm handles your case, we will not charge any fees unless and until we recover money for you. In the event we do not recover a verdict or settlement, you will not be charged for our time or costs incurred.

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    5 stars from start to finish. I was introduced to Phil because I realized that after doing physical therapy after my accident, my med pay was going to run out. I was still in a lot of pain and still needed to be treated.
    He treated me like I was his only client and ensured that I received the medical treatment I needed. He’s super knowledgeable and very easy to talk to. Phil is very accommodating and is willing to work on your terms/time – he even helped me when he was out of town.
    I’m walking away with more than the numbers he promised. Thank you Phil for everything that you’ve done.

    Phil is an amazing attorney and I would highly recommend him to all my friends and family.

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    I was referred to Phil and Ed by a good friend after my two prior lawyers dropped the ball on my case. I was viciously assaulted at a bar.
    Phil and Ed took my case on and it was night and day. They stood up for me and kept in regular contact. I never had to guess what was going on with my case. They conducted a thorough investigation and collected crucial evidence that helped prove my case. Initially, the bar refused to take responsibility but eventually the bar relented after the job Phil and Ed did.
    Ultimately, the case resolved favorably for much more than I expected.  Thanks so much again Phil an Ed!

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    Phil is a great attorney. Very sharp, responsive and will keep you informed through your entire case.  I was involved in a car accident and with a pre-existing condition made my case difficult to prove.  Phil was very experienced and professional in helping me get a favorable outcome.  I would highly recommend Phil to anyone looking for an attorney that will fight for you until the very end. Thanks again Phil!

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    When working with lawyers you just never know who to trust but from my experience, you can trust Phil! He made time to meet with me face to face right after my accident and was very detail oriented. He was always available to answer all of my questions. He had my best interest at heart and went above and beyond his duties. I would definitely recommend his services to any of my friends and family.

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    Phil picked up my case when my previous lawyer went m.i.a on me. Phil took care of me by sending me to specialist to help on my lower back l4,l5 s1 and my shoulder dislocation and torn rotor cuff. He was always contacting me asking how’s my therapy and his assistants made contact via email and called. I’m very greatfull to have been recommended to him. He settled my case to what we agreed was great since he took the case before the 2yrs. I would recommend this firm to anyone in a heart beat.

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    I was referred to Phil and Ed by a good friend after my two prior lawyers dropped the ball on my case. I was viciously assaulted at a bar. Phil and Ed took my case on and it was night and day. They stood up for me and kept in regular contact. I never had to guess what was going on with my case. They conducted a thorough investigation and collected crucial evidence that helped prove my case. Initially, the bar refused to take responsibility but eventually the bar relented after the job Phil and Ed did. Ultimately, the case resolved favorably for much more than I expected. Thanks so much again Phil an Ed!

    Rudy G.
    Bar Assault
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    Not backing down, Phil and Ed pressed forward and never once compromised our position. After the insurance company kept increasing their offer and wanting us to negotiate, Phil and Ed refused to relent and accept anything less than what we initially asked. Basically, their response each time to the insurance company was pay our original demand or we are going to trial. It worked! Eventually, after bidding against themselves, the insurance company finally offered to pay the original amount we wanted. I couldn’t be more impressed with the way Phil and Ed handled my case. They really stood up for me and took on a case that was by no means a simple one. Thanks again fellas!

    Mark W.
    Personal Injury
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    I can’t say enough great things about Phil Nghiem. He was on my case from the minute I called him. He got things handled from day one immediately and made me feel supported and taken care of. His office staff was the same way, replied to every email immediately and addressed all of my concerns. I got into a car accident and called him, and I am SO GLAD I did. He got me the compensation I was entitled to and fought for me and my well being the whole way through. He took are of everything so that I just had to worry about getting my health back. He and his staff really care about YOU and do not treat you like another name in the book. They help you step by step and always keep you in the loop. I can’t thank him enough for helping me through this excruciating ordeal.

    Kahiwalani M.
    Personal Injury
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    I’d like to start off by saying that Phil is incredibly passionate about what he does, he’s very kind-hearted, and he genuinely cares for his clients. I was struck by a hit-and-run driver, who was fleeing from the police in a stolen vehicle with no insurance. Given the circumstances of my car accident, Phil was able to negotiate an incredible sum to be paid out by my insurance. It made my day when he was able to share the news. Most attorneys would have settled earlier in the case for significantly less. Overall, I had a pleasant experience and the end of my investigation was a success. Thank you again Phil, I am eternally grateful for everything that you’ve done for me.

    PS. Phil’s office is quite the drive for me, but he’s very accommodating and we managed to make things work with EASE. So don’t hesitate to contact him regardless of where you’re from because he’ll take care of you.

    Shawn N.
    Car Accident
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    I was involved in a rear end accident and was referred to Phil from my chiropractor. Honestly I was nervous to take on an attorney because I was already overwhelmed by everything involving the accident but Phil really put me at ease. He took the time to explain things to me in a way I could understand and wasn’t pushy at all for me to hire him. I’m really glad I chose Phil because I literally didn’t have to worry about anything after that meeting. He set me up with one of his associates named Bri and she was always so quick to respond whenever I had questions. On top of that they worked hard to reduce my other fees and got me a nice settlement too! I’m thankful for all the help they provided and will definitely use them again if I ever need it.

    Yen P.
    Car Accident
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    I’m so glad I hired Phil to help me after my car crash. My car was totaled after a driver ran a red light and struck me. For days, I didn’t have a car to get to work and school. Finally, I decided to hire an attorney and eventually found Phil. He immediately got to work. My accident happened at an intersection where there was a restaurant. Phil personally went out to the restaurant and obtained video footage that captured the crash showing that I was not at-fault. I couldn’t believe that he actually did this. He then helped me get into a rental and get medical treatment. I am completely satisfied with Phil. He truly went above and beyond to get me through this difficult time in my life.

    Richard B.
    Car Crash
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