Personal Injury Law

Attorneys serving the South Bay Area and San Francisco including Redondo Beach, Torrance, Manhattan Beach and Nearby Cities

Is SCI Permanent?

Spinal cord injury (SCI) can be permanent depending on the location and severity of the injury. The type of SCI sustained, in addition to the health and medical history of the patient, will play the largest roles in determining the permanence of the injury.

Parts of the Spine

The spine is broken into four parts:

Pain and Suffering Claims

When you sustain a serious injury in an accident, you may be entitled to damages for the actual costs of related expenses including:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Home modifications
  • Adaptive technology

Known as “special damages,” these will have a provable economic value and may include anything related to your injury that will require out-of-pocket payments.

General damages are often more difficult to prove. These include things that are not quantifiable such as:

Attorney Michael Louis Kelly Awarded Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Rating

Redondo Beach personal injury attorney Michael Louis Kelly has again been awarded the Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Rating. An AV Preeminent rating is the highest distinction an attorney can achieve from Martindale-Hubbell, a global network of attorneys whose rating system is widely seen as one of the most telling in the legal industry.

Infographic: The 100 Deadly Days of Summer

Accidents involving drunk, distracted, and drugged driving increase during the summer months. No one is at bigger risk for serious or fatal injury from these accidents than teens. If you have a teen, talk to him or her about safe driving habits. If your teen is injured in a car accident, call our South Bay personal injury lawyers to learn how we can help.

Kirtland & Packard is a personal injury law firm located in Redondo Beach. Call us at 310-536-1000 to schedule a free consultation today.

Quiz: Do You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

When you are injured in an accident, it is possible that insurance will cover all damages, but it is also possible that the best outcome will require legal assistance. So how can you tell just when a lawyer is necessary?

The short quiz below will help you determine if your case should be brought to the attention of a personal injury lawyer, but outcomes aside, it is typically a good idea to at least discuss your case with an attorney. Give us a call at 310-536-1000 to schedule a free consultation today.

Redondo Beach Personal Injury Attorneys

Kirtland & Packard has recently relocated to Redondo Beach, enabling us to better serve victims of serious injury throughout the South Bay area. Determined, experienced, and effective, our personal injury lawyers have decades of combined experience helping families deal with injury while working to protect victims against coercion and intimidation from insurance companies and opposing attorneys.

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