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"Whether it's a whiplash, serious injury or wrongful death case, we pride ourselves on representing you with the personal service and aggressive representation that you expect and deserve!" -Attorney Ron Sholes​

Back Injury

After a trial, we obtained a verdict of 3.5 million for our client that sustained low back injuries requiring two surgeries and a lifetime of pain management.

Semi-Truck Accident

Our client was involved in a commercial vehicle accident which led to spinal fusion surgery requiring a spinal cord stimulator.

Long-Term Injuries

We obtained a $2.5 million verdict for our client that suffered a fractured arm and leg, necessitating surgery, as well as spinal injuries requiring long-term pain management for spinal injuries.

Auto Accident

We obtained a verdict for our client who sustained spinal injuries in an accident that required spinal fusion surgery.

Auto Accident

We obtained a $1.95 million verdict for a client who sustained spinal injuries in an auto accident which required a lifetime of pain management and need for future surgery.

Motorcycle Crash

Our client was involved in a motorcycle crash and sustained injuries. We were able to recover $1,450,000.

Commercial Vehicle Accident

Our client was involved in a commercial vehicle accident and sustained injuries. We were able to recover $1,300,000.

Product Liability

Our client sustained injuries due to a faulty product. We were able to recover $1,000,000

Semi-Truck Accident

$1.0 Million
We recovered for our client injured in an accident resulting in shoulder and spinal injuries.

Slip & Fall Injury

$1.0 Million
We recovered for our client who was injured in a fall at an apartment complex.

Jacksonville Spine Injury Lawyer

Spinal Cord Injury Claim in Duval County

Spine injuries are often devastating. Many lead to significant complications and negative long-term effects, including partial or total paralysis. For victims, the pain and suffering—not to mention the financial challenges—that come with a spinal cord injury can feel overwhelming. But the good news is, you do not have to face these difficulties alone.
If you or someone you love suffered a spinal cord injury due to another person or party’s careless, negligent, or wrongful conduct, you could be entitled to financial compensation. At our Jacksonville office, we provide compassionate, client-focused representation for injured victims throughout Duval County. When you need a team that will fight tooth and nail for you, turn to the Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A.
Injured in a car accident in Alachua County? Contact our Gainesville office at  (855) 933-3881 to learn how we can help during a free, no-obligation consultation with an attorney.

Complete vs. Incomplete Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries are categorized into two types: complete and incomplete. A complete spinal cord injury occurs when all nerve communication between the body below the point of injury and the brain is severed. This typically results in complete loss of motor function (paralysis), sensation, and/or bodily functioning below the location of the injury. With an incomplete spinal cord injury, some communication between the nerves below the point of injury and the brain remains. As a result, incomplete spinal cord injury victims tend to retain some degree of motor function, sensation, and feeling below the point of injury, though these may be limited.

In reality, slip and fall accidents can—and do—lead to devastating injuries. These include:

Incomplete spinal cord injuries can result in a variety of symptoms and conditions, including various forms of paralysis affecting specific areas of the body. While incomplete spinal cord injuries are generally far more treatable than complete spinal cord injuries, victims of both types of injury can benefit from treatments aimed at managing and reducing symptoms.

What Are the Most Common Causes of Spine Injuries?

By far, the most common cause of spine injuries in the United States is trauma. Most spinal cord injuries occur due to traumatic accidents and events. Sadly, these incidents are often entirely preventable and only occur due to the negligent or wrongful conduct of others.

According to the Mayo Clinic, the most common causes of spinal cord injuries in the U.S. are, in order:

Additionally, about 25% of all spinal cord injuries involve alcohol as a contributing factor. Common non-traumatic causes of spinal cord injuries include various diseases, inflammation, and cancer.

Recovering Compensation for Your Damages

Whether you suffered a herniated or slipped disc in a car accident or your loved one became paralyzed after a serious fall, you are likely facing a significant number of new and unexpected challenges. The cost of treating a spinal cord injury can easily exceed hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars over the course of the victim’s lifetime, and many victims will be unable to return to work—or obtain any gainful employment to support themselves or their families. Victims often require wheelchairs and in-home caregivers, and many will suffer chronic pain and numerous other complications due to their injuries.
At the Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A., we are committed to holding negligent parties accountable for the harm and damages they have caused. We believe that you should not have to suffer the physical, financial, and emotional impacts of another person’s reckless or careless behavior on your own, and we are prepared to fight tirelessly for the full, fair compensation you are owed.

Depending on the specifics of your situation, we may be able to help you recover compensation for your:

In cases involving egregious negligence or wanton/willful disregard for human life, we may even be able to recover punitive damages. These damages are meant to punish the at-fault party and ensure that similar accidents do not occur again in the future. At the Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A., we are committed to keeping our communities safe and, as your neighborhood attorney, will do everything we can to secure the justice you deserve.

Available to Assist You 24/7

If you or someone you love suffered a spinal cord injury in an accident or due to someone else’s negligent or unlawful actions, do not wait to contact our team at the Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A. In Florida, you typically only have four years from the date of the accident/injury to bring your claim, but several factors could extend or shorten this statute of limitations. In any case, it is always better to act quickly, as evidence can be lost and cases can become more difficult to prove over time.
Our Jacksonville spine injury lawyers are ready to take your call and answer any questions you may have 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When you reach out to our team, you will always be connected with a real, live person. We provide free initial consultations and contingency fees, meaning you do not owe a dime unless we recover compensation for you.
Reach out to us today at (855) 933-3881  to get started with your free consultation. Hablamos español.

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    Why Hire Us

    No Fees Unless We Win

    We work on a contingent basis, which means you do not pay a dime unless we make a recovery.

    Maximizing Your Recovery

    Navigating a personal injury claim is like a chess match. It's about determination, commitment, and a will to win! We don’t just talk about maximizing claims and delivering results, we do it!.

    Personal Service

    We have a team of client care specialists and an owner that demands every client be treated like family. This means frequent contact and updates by the legal team to help put your mind at ease.

    Legal Advice & Counsel

    We understand the importance of providing you sound legal advice and counsel throughout the claims process. Our attorneys and support staff communicate with you about your health and your claim throughout the process.

    Experienced Legal Team

    Our team includes over 20 attorneys with over 200 years of combined experience, numerous investigators and medical staff, and more than 100 professional support staff.

    Convenient Locations

    We’re your neighborhood law firm, not a downtown law firm. With fully staffed offices in several Northeast Florida counties and Jacksonville offices in Arlington, Northside, Westside, and Southside, we’re here for you!

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