San Diego Herniated Disc And Bulging Disc Injury Lawyer
HERNIATED DISC AND BULGING DISC INJURY LAWYERS IN SAN DIEGO
Prior to founding the firm, Chris Movafagh (Aka Chris Mova), was a law clerk at one of the biggest and most prestigious personal injury firms in Southern California where he honed his legal tactics and negotiation skills.
He saw a problem with the firm he worked for and every other big personal injury law firm. Each client was not treated as a human, but rather as a number. The goal of these big firms was to retain as many clients per month as possible and settle as many cases as possible. Chris did not think this was fair to the client because there was always money left on the table for the client. But the big firms would always push their client to accept the lowball offer.
Chris saw this and wanted to make a difference, even if it was small. He wanted to only take on a handful of clients and treat each of his clients like the unique person they are; each with a different story of their pain and suffering. Chris made it his personal goal to hand pick the best team to help him reach his goal of creating the Best Personal Injury Law Firm San Diego has seen.
Today, Chris Mova is well respected across the country for helping lawyers achieve spectacular awards and settlements on behalf of their clients. He coaches personal injury lawyers in other states on how to properly setup a personal injury case, how to negotiate it, and how to litigate it, especially cases involving spinal injury and brain injuries.
If you are interested in having Chris Mova and his staff represent you, please call us now and Chris or one of his hand picked team members will assist you.
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HOW WE CAN HELP YOU IN YOUR HERNIATED DISC AND BULGING DISC INJURY CASE
Also called a bulging or a slipped disc, a herniated disc is a type of injury that occurs along your spinal column, often in the lower, or lumbar, section of your back. Your spine is composed of vertebrae interconnected with soft, flexible discs that cushion the bone, absorb shock and promote flexibility of the spinal column. A traumatic injury can cause the hard shell of the disc to rupture. The soft contents bulge out, exerting pressure on the surrounding nerves and causing significant pain.
People can experience slipped discs due to normal deterioration over time. A traumatic back injury can also do this type of damage. A slip and fall or a blow to the back can result in tiny cracks where the spongy material bulges through. A rapid, wrenching movement can also create tears and herniation.Once you get a diagnosis, your doctor may recommend short bed rest if your pain is severe. Heat wraps plus pain relievers can help in managing less debilitating pain. Typically, your slipped disc will heal on its own, but it may take several months. During this time, you may experience numbness in your lumbar region and your legs, sciatica, and loss of strength in affected areas.
In the above scenario, your injury was the result of an unsafe staircase in your rental premises. Because your landlords were not proactive in fixing the hazard, they are probably liable to pay for your damages. Not all cases are the same. Whether you were injured at an apartment or grocery store there are many ways you can “slip a disk”. Due to the specific legal requirements, statutes of limitations and variations in state law, your best strategy in such a case is to seek the guidance of a local personal injury attorney.
Legal compensation for a disc injury caused by unsafe premises, a car accident, assault or another action by another party, whether unintentional or on purpose, is always financial. Some of the damages that qualify for compensation include:
- Medical bills
- Ambulance charges
- Loss of wages
- Loss of future earnings
- Disability costs
- Physical therapy costs
- Loss of consortium with a spouse
In many cases, your experienced lawyer can negotiate a satisfactory settlement with the responsible party without taking your case to court. However, your lawyer should be fully prepared to present your case to a judge if necessary.