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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor

      Attorney at Law - Scott is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is listed in the top 1% of trial attorneys in the nation by the Litigator Awards. He is also a member of Super Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association—Champion Level and sits on the Communications Committee of GTLA, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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    • James MacLelland
      James MacLelland

      COO - James has 25 years of experience building productive teams, scalable processes, and profitable businesses.  Immediately prior to joining The Scott Pryor Law Group, as COO of a national law firm, James built and operated one of the largest legal intake teams in the country. Guiding a team of 70 individuals running 24/7 and 365 days a year they successfully marketed, retained, and onboarded over 200 new clients to the firm daily, achieving a pace and capacity of over 50,000 new clients annually. 

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    • Philip Lorenz
      Philip Lorenz

      Attorney at Law - Philip W. (“Phil”) Lorenz is a seasoned trial attorney, Phil has tried, mediated, or facilitated settlement of tens of millions of dollars in claims and lawsuits over the course of his career.

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    • Paul Dietrick
      Paul Dietrick

      Attorney at Law

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    • Angie Hemmings
      Angie Hemmings

      Client Experience Manager - Angie joined The Scott Pryor Law Group and quickly made her mark on the Firm. Her previous employment on staff at a local church prepared Angie for her current role in client relations and marketing. Meeting prospective clients, checking in regularly with current clients, and staying in touch with former clients are what Angie is passionate about. She wants you to know that you and your family are important to her.

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    • Rhonda Anzaldua
      Rhonda Anzaldua

      Marketing Manager - Rhonda brings over 20 years of customer service and hospitality experience to the marketing and intake team. She is passionate about providing our clients with an outstanding experience from the very first day, and prides herself in her ability to be straightforward and honest but also able to empathize and offer comfort in the difficult conversations.

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    • Steve Ware
      Steve Ware

      Legal Support Manager

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A severe spinal cord injury may cause sudden and permanent disability. Recovering from trauma to the spinal cord often involves long-term treatment and rehabilitation, significant changes in lifestyle, and lost income.

In many cases, there may also be legal ramifications to a spinal cord injury. An experienced Gwinnett County spinal cord injury lawyer could hold negligent parties accountable. Reach out to an experienced catastrophic injury attorney in the Peachtree Corners area to begin preserving evidence and building a case.

Spinal Cord Injury Facts

According to the World Health Organization, there are between 250,000 and 500,000 new spinal cord injuries in the world each year. Many of these injuries are the result of falls, car crashes, and violence; however, spinal cord injuries can also occur naturally from degeneration or diseases.

While most spinal cord injuries result in a lack of physical mobility or sensation, there are other, secondary medical symptoms. These additional symptoms may include

  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Chronic pain
  • Pressure ulcer
  • Respiratory issues

Spinal Cord Injury Laws in Gwinnett County

Under the Official Code of Georgia Annotated § 9-3-33, the statute of limitations for spinal cord personal injury claims is generally two years from the date of the initial injury.

Additionally, under O.G.A. §51-1-32, an individual who suffered a spinal cord injury and also has a claim for property damage has the option of filing two separate lawsuits. For example, if an individual sustained traumatic spinal cord harm during a car accident, the action for damage to the car may become part of a separate suit. A skilled Peachtree Corners spinal cord injury attorney could assist with the filing of proper claims within the allowed periods.

Spinal Cord Injuries at Work

If someone suffers an accident at their place of work that results in damage to the spinal cord, certain rules may impact their compensation claim.

Under O.G.A. §34-9-200.1, timelines for catastrophic injuries sustained at work may differ from other types of injuries. Moreover, the employer may be required to supply reasonable and necessary rehabilitation services. A spinal cord injury lawyer in Gwinnett County could provide more information about how a work-related spinal cord injury may affect a civil claim.

Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund

The state of Georgia has established a fund to assist individuals with spinal cord injuries. The Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission allows for persons to apply for grants to pay for such items as assistive technology, medical equipment, transportation, and rehabilitative care.

To apply for one of the trust fund commission’s grants a person must:

  • Have suffered a spinal cord injury
  • Be a resident of the state of Georgia
  • Have exhausted all other sources of funding

To date, the organization has approved $25 million in grant monies.

Contact a Gwinnett County Spinal Cord Injury Attorney

If you have experienced a spinal cord injury as the result of another person’s negligence, you may be eligible for financial compensation. An experienced attorney could work to hold insurance companies and defendants accountable and leave you better equipped to handle the medical and economic costs of your injury. Make an appointment for a consultation with a Gwinnett County spinal cord injury lawyer to learn more about your legal options.

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