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Pennsylvania Attorneys for Spinal Cord Injury Victims

Spinal cord injuries often occur in adolescence and early adulthood, so survivors of back or neck injury often face decades of living with the physical, emotional and financial consequences of severe disability. If you have suffered a spinal cord injury in Pittsburgh or throughout Pennsylvania, you are not alone. Attorney Dallas W. Hartman and his associates are committed to helping you receive compensation for your loss and to secure payment for future medical expenses.

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For more than 24 years, the Pittsburgh personal injury lawyer team of Dallas W. Hartman, P.C. has served the legal needs of residents in Pennsylvania and Ohio. Our experienced lawyers are strong advocates for victims’ rights, and we tenaciously pursue the compensation and benefits our clients deserve.

Why You Need a Spinal Cord Injury Attorney

With an injury as serious as one to the spinal cord, it is important not to represent yourself during a lawsuit. You have a lot on the line as someone who may have a lifetime of medical bills, including physical therapy and rehabilitation. Obtaining the financial compensation that you deserve can go a long way toward improving your quality of life and peace of mind.

Hiring a spinal cord injury lawyer in Pittsburgh can give you the capabilities and resources that you need for a stronger claim to damages. Your attorney can thoroughly investigate your accident, collect evidence of fault, hire experts and go up against powerful defendants on your behalf. Your lawyer will negotiate for the best possible case outcome using aggressive and proven legal methods. Most importantly, an attorney can address your needs, help you pick up the pieces and move forward after a serious spinal cord injury.

Back, Neck and Spinal Cord Injuries Change Lives

The spinal cord is a column of nerve tissue that extends from the base of the brain to around the waist. It is the direct line of communication from the brain to the rest of the body. That is why trauma to the neck and back that damages the spinal cord can result in serious and lifelong back and neck injuries and paralysis.

Thankfully, modern medicine is making great strides in this area and there is hope. Unfortunately, both cutting-edge treatments and the extensive care and physical therapy that is needed after any spinal cord injury are very expensive. If you or someone you love has suffered from spinal cord injury or spinal infection, you need someone who can help you and your family recover from your injuries; someone like Dallas Hartman.

Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries

At Dallas W. Hartman, P.C., we have experience handling all of the most common types of accidents that cause back and spinal cord injuries. We cannot turn back the clock, or heal your injuries, but we can put our experience to work for you. For more than 24 years, our personal injury firm has been helping victims suffering spinal cord injuries due to:

Most accidents that cause spinal cord injuries are preventable. No matter what type of accident or incident led to your spine injury in Pittsburgh, we can help you understand your legal rights and pursue fair financial compensation for your present and latent losses.

Is Someone Responsible for Your Spinal Cord Injury?

In Pennsylvania, one or more parties may be liable, or financially accountable, for your spinal cord injury and related expenses if they reasonably should have prevented your injury. Most personal injury lawsuits in Pennsylvania are based on the legal theory of negligence. If someone is negligent, he or she has failed to meet the required duty of care or behaved in a careless or reckless manner. If negligence caused or contributed to your spinal cord injury, you can file a personal injury lawsuit in pursuit of financial compensation.

You may have grounds to file a lawsuit against many different parties after suffering a preventable spinal cord injury, including:

  • A motor vehicle driver
  • An employer
  • A doctor or hospital
  • A construction company
  • A product manufacturer
  • A property owner
  • The government
  • A combination of parties

The liable party will depend on the circumstances of your injury. At Dallas W. Hartman, P.C., we can investigate your accident to identify who is at fault. Then, we can help you file the paperwork for a lawsuit and find evidence of negligence. We can pursue maximum financial compensation for your related medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, lost capacity to earn, permanent disability, and more.


Our attorneys are passionate about bringing high-quality legal representation to those who need it the most in Pennsylvania. We make our services affordable for everyone, including accident victims who are already dealing with expensive medical bills, by operating on a contingency fee basis. This payment arrangement means that we don’t charge anything upfront to begin work on a case. Instead, we only charge attorney’s fees if and when we win the case.

If we do win your case, we will charge our fees as a percentage of the settlement or verdict achieved rather than billing you directly. If we do not win your case, you won’t pay a cent for the services that we already performed. This arrangement keeps our fees affordable, as well as motivates us to obtain maximum financial compensation for each case that we accept.

Contact a Pittsburg Spinal Cord Injury Attorney Today

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a spinal cord injury that you believe is due to someone else’s negligence, please contact us to discuss your legal options. We are experienced and compassionate spinal cord injury lawyers in Pittsburgh who will help you get through this difficult time. Request your free consultation today.

From anywhere in Pennsylvania or Ohio, you can phone us in Pittsburgh at (412) 262-2888 or toll-free at 1-800-777-4081 to start the recovery process. We make home and hospital visits. Contact us today!

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