A spinal cord injury (SCI) can happen in a matter of seconds because of a car accident, a fall, a gunshot wound or even playing a sport. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, there are nearly 18,000 new SCI cases every year. SCI patients spend less time in hospitals and rehabilitation centers than ever before because of advancements in treatment, but many will live with the physical, financial and emotional effects of their disability for a lifetime.

The State of New York has strict car seat and booster seat laws designed to protect children in the event of a car accident. The law requires children under the age of four to ride in a car seat, and all children between the ages of four and eight to ride in a child restraint system such as a booster seat.

Personal injury lawsuits can be quite complex. Proving negligence can be challenging, and personal injury cases may have large amounts of money at stake due to the type and severity of the plaintiff’s injuries, their required current and long-term medical care, the loss of current and future wages, and their pain and suffering.

If you are injured due to negligence or recklessness by another person or company, you may be entitled to compensation to cover the costs of medical treatment, lost wages, and trauma. Let’s examine the purpose of “contingency fees” and how personal injury attorneys use them to prevent their clients from incurring additional financial stress.

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