Spinal InjuryThousands of people every year suffer spinal cord injuries as a result of car accidents, sports injuries, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, work injuries and other unexpected accidents.

Many people in the greater San Diego area are struggling with the long-term effects of spinal cord injuries, including paralysis, diminished quality of life, expensive medical bills, job loss, loss of enjoyment, loss of consortium and other life-altering consequences. If you’ve suffered a spinal cord injury in El Cajon, La Mesa or elsewhere in the greater San Diego area, we’re here to help.

Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

Our clients suffer many types of spinal cord injuries, and the type of injury typically dictates its treatment and potential for recovery. Common types of spinal cord injuries include:

  • Spinal fracture;
  • Herniated disc;
  • Broken back;
  • Fractured vertebrae;
  • Spinal cord compression;
  • Nerve damage.

These types of spinal cord injuries can cause paralysis, paraplegia, quadriplegia, loss of bladder or bowel control or loss of sexual function. San Diego spinal cord injury victims may face a long road to recovery, or may suffer permanent and lasting damages from their injuries.

Why Use a Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer?

Spinal cord injuries are a form of catastrophic injury with serious, long-term consequences. This type of injury will change your life. Here at the Law Offices of Philip M. Cohen A.P.C., we have over 90 years of combined experience in personal injury law. We have the legal background to litigate your case, and medical experts who can accurately analyze the long-term affects of a spinal cord injury on your present and future lifestyle.


We can help you get a financial recovery not only for medical bills you’ve already incurred, but for future medical bills, lost wages due to an inability to work, compensation for a diminished quality of life and other financial damages associated with a spinal cord injury. If you live in the greater San Diego area and have suffered a spinal cord injury, don’t compromise or settle: call us for your free consultation.