Spinal cord injury

Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

Spinal injuries require extensive long-term medical care and may cause permanent loss of sensation and control of the extremities.

If someone else's negligence caused your injuries, the spinal cord injury attorneys at Cochran Douglas can help you seek compensation.

Our law firm in Tacoma, WA, offers free consultations and charges no attorney fees unless your spinal cord injury case is successful.

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If you or a loved one has experienced a spinal cord injury, lawyers Loren Cochran and Cole Douglas in Tacoma can help. Call us for a complimentary legal consultation.

Statute of Limitations Deadlines for a Lawsuit


Washington state has a three-year statute of limitations when it comes to a personal injury claim. The deadline begins on the date the injury was sustained. Once the three-year deadline passes, you will not be able to seek damages for a spinal injury in a personal injury lawsuit. It's crucial to get the legal process started as soon as possible.

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The law firm of Cochran Douglas stands with spinal cord injury survivors and their loved ones. We are ready to take major corporations to court and fight on your behalf. For a complimentary consultation, contact our law office in Tacoma, WA.

"Very professional and attentive." Our Tacoma Law Firm Will Fight for You


shiquan fennell


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These guys went above and beyond for me and my case. I highly recommend Cole and Loren for your case. They over work themselves to make sure you get the best results for your case. Ella is simply amazing at communicating through emails and phone calls, keeping you up to date on you case. You won’t regret picking this firm!!!

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Cindy Sok


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They have been with us through everything for the past 2 1/2 years. Easy to get a hold of and great communication every step of the way. Very professional and attentive to get us through the process. Worked very hard to get all paperwork ready and needed. Did a thorough job with everything. Recommend this law firm for anyone in need of a strustworthy representative.

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Potential Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries

Injuries to the spinal cord can occur in countless scenarios. Our Tacoma spinal cord injury lawyers frequently help clients who have suffered spine injuries in accidents such as:

Regardless of what caused the trauma to the spine, spinal cord injury victims can rely on the lawyers of Cochran Douglas for sound legal counsel.

Who Can Be Held Liable for My Spinal Cord Injury?


Determining liability in a spinal cord injury case isn't always cut and dry. In some car accidents, the at-fault driver may have been distracted and is responsible for your injuries. In medical malpractice cases, a surgeon's error may not necessarily mean they were liable for the harm caused. During your free initial consultation at our Tacoma law firm, we can review what happened and begin to determine who should be held liable.

What Legal Compensation Can Cover

Our spinal cord injury attorneys will help negotiate a fair settlement with insurance companies or take your case all the way to trial to secure compensation. The amount of money that spinal cord injury survivors receive can cover many crucial expenses, including:
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Medical Expenses

The cost of treating a spinal cord injury and any related medical monitoring can be astronomical. Compensation can cover spinal surgery and related medical treatments.

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Physical Rehabilitation

Following initial medical procedures, people with spinal cord injuries often have rigorous physical rehabilitation routines. Regular treatment is costly.

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Property Damage

If you sustained a spinal cord injury in an auto accident, the compensation you receive can help cover the cost of your damaged vehicle and any other property.

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Loss of Income

If an injury to your spinal cord has affected your ability to work, legal damages can help cover lost future earnings.


Home Renovations

Your home will need to be renovated given all the changes in your physical abilities. We can help you cover the costs of making your home fully accessible.

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Pain and Suffering

The emotional pain you experienced from the spinal injury can be addressed with damages that can pay for psychological counseling and other resources. Our spinal cord injury lawyers can help calculate an appropriate dollar amount.

"Helpful and down to earth." Helping Pierce County Find Peace of Mind


Michael Birge


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Took excellent care of my case after my accident. They were very through and recommend them. Brought my wife to them after she got rear-ended and took care of her case just as well.

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They are very personable & communicate really well. I never needed help with legal stuff before my collision, so I was kinda lost and confused. I would highly recommend Cochran Douglas, they were very helpful & down to earth.

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Our personal injury attorneys have collected numerous honors and belong to noted professional organizations, ensuring they stay current with the ever-changing legal landscape. Among our honors and professional affiliations:

  • WSAJ: Washington State Association for Justice
  • WSBA: Washington State Bar Association
  • KCBA: King County Bar Association
  • TPCBA: Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association
  • Super Lawyers
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Request a free consultation with our practice by contacting us online or by calling (253) 472-7777. We can meet at a location and time convenient for you, including nights and weekends.


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