Paralysis is a serious bodily injury that results in the loss of muscle movement. As a result of this, a person in unable to voluntarily move some or all of his or her body. It is a devastating injury that can affect the victim for possibly the rest of his or her life. It causes not only physical pain, but the victim will also have to rely on the help of other people in order to perform basic tasks. If you or a loved one has been paralyzed due to the negligence of another in Louisiana, you may be eligible for compensation.
Spinal cord injuries can lead to partial or full paralysis. Loss of mobility or sensation to the lower limbs is called paraplegia. Loss of mobility or sensation to all four limbs is called quadriplegia. The following are just a few of the situations that can lead to paralysis: