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Paraplegia and Quadriplegia

A spinal cord injury will affect every aspect of your life. Often a spinal cord injury will result in paraplegia or quadriplegia. Paraplegia is defined as someone with impairment in function of the lower extremities. Quadriplegia is someone with impairment in function of all extremities.

Spinal injury litigation is one of our primary practice areas, and we have secured some of Canada’s largest multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in our 40 year history. We offer absolutely free legal consultations, and you do not pay until we win your case.

Call 1-888-662-2481 or use our contact form to book your free consultation:

Absolutely Free Legal Consultation

We offer free consultations and promise to waive all legal fees in the case of an unsuccessful claim. Oatley Vigmond gives paraplegics and quadriplegics the help they need to achieve lifelong financial stability.

Understanding Paraplegia and Quadriplegia

On top of physical anguish, you will no doubt have to cope with the emotional pain that goes along with feeling as though you will not be able to live a normal life.

The cost of medical treatment and rehabilitation can have a large financial burden on your family. Oatley Vigmond understands how important recovery is to having a fulfilled life. We are proud to be lead sponsor of the Spinal Cord Injury Ontario Peer Support program which connects newly injured individuals with a highly trained Peer Support counsellor. These people have personal experience with a spinal cord injury. They are available for those who are newly injured to assist throughout their journey to rehabilitation. They will show you that there is a real life after a spinal cord injury.

There are many law firms that claim they can help you following an accident that has resulted in Paraplegia or Quadriplegia. Only Oatley Vigmond can tell you that we, after a long trial, earned the highest judgment in Ontario history for a person that suffered a spinal cord injury and was rendered a paraplegic.

The Oatley Vigmond approach and experience in complex spinal cord injury cases is what sets us apart. Many of our lawyers are Certified Litigation Specialists by the Law Society of Upper Canada, the only body that governs Ontario’s lawyers ensuring that the people of Ontario are served by lawyers who meet high standards of learning, competence and professional conduct. Our experienced personal injury lawyers help address your immediate needs while your recovery is taking place in the hospital.

Many of our accident benefits specialists are former insurance adjusters who have exclusive insight of how accident benefits claims are managed through the insurance company. Our accident benefits specialists work with an expert team of rehabilitation professionals to assists with recovery and to ensure a smooth transition from hospital to home.

Experience – Oatley Vigmond’s Greatest Asset

We have a proven history of advocating and winning on behalf of injured persons and their families. Our lawyers, accident benefits specialists and support staff work side by side to offer the highest level of legal guidance to see through to a successful settlement. Over the course of a lawsuit we develop a special relationship with our clients. We encourage you to listen to what our clients say about our lawyers, accident benefits specialists and the Oatley Vigmond approach.

Oatley Vigmond represents people who have been involved in accidents which result in Paraplegia or Quadriplegia across Ontario. If you have been seriously injured please contact us to receive a free consultation from one of our experienced personal injury lawyers.

Call toll free at 1-888-662-2481 or visit our contact page to learn more about how Oatley Vigmond can help.

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