We Can Help You Rebuild Your Life After a Spinal Cord Injury

Few injuries are as serious and life-altering as spinal cord injuries. Regardless of the cause, trauma to the spine can take months or years of expensive rehabilitation and recovery. Even then, sometimes the damage is irreversible. If you or a loved one has suffered spinal cord injuries caused by someone else’s negligence, you may need the help of a skilled spinal cord injury attorney.

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At Christensen & Hymas, we understand the pain and frustration you are going through, and we can help. We will fight to get you the compensation you need to find hope and healing after your accident.

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Handled Quickly, Responsibly, and Professionally  “The first impression I had of [Christensen & Hymas] was their professionalism. I was especially impressed with Ken Christensen, who represented me. He was very respectful and I felt that when he argued my case in arbitration, he was really fighting for me! I was worried when I hired an attorney that this might prolong my situation, but now I feel that if all law firms were like the [Christensen & Hymas], things would always be handled quickly, responsibly and professionally. Thank you for all you’ve done!”

What Do You Need to Know about You Spinal Cord Injury?

Spinal cord injuries permanently alter your life. Loss of sensation, function, and mobility are daily battles for those who have experienced a spinal cord injury. Add on top of that the added stress of filling out insurance claims and figuring out how to pay for medical bills, and life can soon become overwhelming. That is why we have created these resources, to help those who are injured find the answers they need to begin rebuilding their lives.

Spinal Cord Injury FAQs

How will my injury affect my ability to work and have a family? Will my injuries ever get better? Are spinal cord injuries and back injuries the same thing? Who will pay for my medical expenses? Find the answers to these and many more spinal cord injury questions by clicking the link above.

Utah Spinal Cord Injury Resources

Living in Utah, we are lucky to have access to some of the greatest health care in the nation. With new research coming from the University of Utah Spinal Cord Research Program and other hospitals along the Wasatch Front, there’s no telling what’s in store for the future of spinal cord treatments. But all of these treatments are expensive. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of resources where those with spinal cord injuries can be sure to get the financial and physical care they need.

Spinal Cord Injuries by the Numbers

Did you know car accidents are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries in the U.S.? Did you also know that for women, water sports and horseback riding are the leading causes for sports-related spinal cord injuries? Take a look at other interesting facts and stats about spinal cord injuries to learn how you can help prevent them in the future.

Different Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

The most common types of spinal cord injuries are bruising and compression of the cord. Other types of spinal cord injuries include lacerations, which is the severing of the spinal cord or its fibers. For more information about types of spinal cord injuries, click the link above.

We’re Here to Help

Attorneys Kenneth L. Christensen and D. Russell Hymas know the laws relating to Utah personal injury, particularly spinal cord injuries. While we can’t undo the harm, we can provide your family with a sense of security and comfort by obtaining compensation for your loss. Know that you can receive compensation to help cover your current and future medical bills as well as your pain and suffering, lost quality of life, lost earning capacity, and more. At Christensen & Hymas, we have extensive experience representing victims of spinal cord injuries. Our attorneys will negotiate with the insurance companies for you, so you can focus on rebuilding your life. If you or a loved one has suffered a spinal cord injury, call us at 801-506-0800 to set up a free consultation to discuss your legal rights.