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Spinal cord injuries are a distressingly common injury for auto accident victims. These injuries are particularly common for victims who are struck from behind or hit by large vehicles such as tractor-trailers and other large vehicles. We know from a young age that the nerves that allow us to walk and interact with our environment are protected by the spinal cord. When the integrity of the spine is impaired in some way, the results can be catastrophic for the victim and his or her family. Spinal cord injury victims often suffer paralysis that prevents them from working and providing for their families. They need an aggressive Orlando auto accident lawyer to explain their legal options, protect their rights and look out for their interests while they focus on regaining as much function and independence as possible.

Have you or a close family member suffered a spinal cord injury in an auto accident? Call 888-FLA-AUTO (888-352-2886) today to speak with an experienced Orlando auto accident attorney!

A Brief Explanation of Spinal Cord Injuries

When someone is involved in a car accident, even a seemingly minor accident, the sudden, traumatic collision can stress the connections between the vertebrae of the spine. These connections must be flexible in order for us to bend, reach and enjoy the range of motion that most of us take for granted every day. However, the ability to flex is somewhat limited, and the sudden trauma of an auto accident often displaces bone fragments, the discs that separate the vertebrae and the ligaments that hold the spine together. When this occurs, the nerves protected by each vertebrae can become torn, compressed or severed, resulting in catastrophic injuries such as these:

  • Paraplegia
  • Quadriplegia
  • Chronic pain
  • Persistent numbness in limbs that are not paralyzed
  • Total lack of sensory input below the injury
  • The inability to control bowel and bladder functions
  • Increased susceptibility to cardiac and respiratory problems
  • Other terrible injuries that rob the victim of independence and quality of life

Contact an Experienced Orlando Auto Accident Attorney

If you or a close family member suffered a spinal cord injury in an auto accident caused by a negligent driver, you may be entitled to seek damages against the driver and his or her insurance company. If you would like to speak with an experienced Orlando car accident lawyer with a proven record of success helping spinal injury victims, call James O. Cunningham today at 888-FLA-AUTO (888-352-2886). Mr. Cunningham handles each case personally and gives each client and case the individual attention they deserve. Call him today to get his skills, experience and resources on your side.

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If you or someone you love has been injured in a vehicle accident, call toll-free at 1-888-FLA-Auto (1-888-352-2886).

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Our Florida Offices

We have 15 convenient office locations around Central Florida to better serve our auto accident clients.

15 Florida Locations

Orange County:
Orlando, FL

236 South Lucerne Circle East
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-425-2000

Seminole County:
Lake Mary, FL

300 International Parkway #100
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Phone: 407-487-4408

Osceola County:
Kissimmee, FL

17 S. Orlando Ave.
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: 407-966-4408

Volusia County:
Daytona Beach, FL

1301 Beville Rd., Suite 8
Daytona Beach, FL 32119
Phone: 386-243-4994

Volusia County:
DeBary, FL

465 Summerhaven Drive, Suite C
DeBary, FL 32713
Phone: 386-320-3911

Volusia County:
Deland, FL

120 South Woodland Blvd.
Deland, FL 32720
Phone: 386-206-1264

Citrus County:
Inverness, FL

110 North Apopka Ave.
Inverness, FL 34453
Phone: 352-205-4341

Polk County:
Lakeland, FL

1102 S. Florida Ave., Suite 104
Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: 863-968-7551

Polk County:
Winter Haven, FL

325 Avenue A, N.W.
Winter Haven, FL 33881
Phone: 863-968-7173

Hillsborough County:
Tampa, FL

100 S. Edison St. Suite D
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: 813-355-9772

Marion-Sumter Counties:
The Villages, FL

3420 U.S. Hwy. 27/441
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
Phone: 352-419-0825

Lake County:
Mt. Dora, FL

602 East 5th Ave.
Mt. Dora, FL 32757
Phone: 352-436-4696

Lake County:
Clermont, FL

900 W. Highway 50
Clermont, FL 34711
Phone: 352-503-4674

Brevard County:
Titusville, FL

506 S. Palm Ave.
Titusville, FL 32780
Phone: 321-222-7300

Brevard County:
Cocoa, FL

96 Willard Street, Suite 206
Cocoa, FL 32922
Phone: 321-757-1373

Client Reviews

  • I was involved in a motor vehicle accident where the other driver ran a red light and my car was a total loss. I was referred to James Cunningham due to the fact that our attorney’s have been very impressed with James Cunningham’s work. This fact turned out to be very true… A Personal Injury Client
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  • I consulted with several attorneys, but as soon as I met James Cunningham, I knew he was the right attorney for me. He immediately expressed concern for my well-being, and his compassionate, professional manner put me at ease. Diane