Diseases, disorders and conditions involving the central nervous system (CNS) and the peripheral nervous system PNS) are classified as neurological disorders. The brain, spinal cord and their structures makeup the CNS. The PNS is comprised of cranial nerves, peripheral nerves, nerve roots, autonomic nervous system, neuromuscular junction, and muscles. These different disorders can include epilepsy, Alzheimer disease and other dementias, cerebrovascular diseases including stroke, migraine and other headache disorders, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, neuro-infections, brain tumors, traumatic brain injury, traumatic disorders of the nervous system due to head trauma. Neurological disorders can also be the result of malnutrition. When diagnosed with a neurological disorder of some sort your first thought may not be to seek legal recourse against anyone (such as your doctor or hospital) or anything (drug company, chemical company, your employer, etc.) but you may be entitled to benefits and financial compensation. Who, or what, is liable for your condition depends on how you developed the disorder and benefits, damages and monetary compensation you may qualify for can be lost wage compensation, medical expenses, pain and suffering and lowered quality of life compensation among others. Having lost a loved one may entitle their estate to death benefits, funeral benefits and survival benefits. To discuss your case with our Texas injury lawyers please click here. All injury and neurological condition lawsuits are handled on a contingency fee basis meaning they charge no fees if they are unable to obtain compensation for you.
The Houston, TX nervous system injury attorneys at The Vaughan Firm P.C. serve those injured due to the negligence of another throughout the entire United States including Los Angeles, San Diego, Miami, Chicago, New Orleans, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Antonio, Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Houston, Corpus Christi, Fort Worth, Waco & Lubbock.
Grounds For Neurological Condition Lawsuits
Product liability lawsuits: Neurological conditions are often times genetic but environmental factors and lifestyle choices also play a role. Chemical exposure is a common cause of the development of neurological conditions. Also, neurological conditions can also be misdiagnosed by different doctors such as obstetricians, gynecologists, pediatricians, internal medicine and infectious disease doctors. An example is developing Parkinson’s Disease due to exposure to the herbicide paraquat. In these cases you may have grounds for a neurological disorder injury lawsuits against the manufacturer Syngenta or other maker.
Roundup, a common weedkiller made by Monsanto who is a subsidiary of Bayer, is linked to Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, numerous other cancers and neurological disorders such as autism, headaches, stroke & dementia and other serious health conditions. Our neurological disease injury attorneys handle these claims throughout the entire county including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.
Medical malpractice lawsuits: Neurological diseases are often misdiagnosed by doctors for various reasons. The most common are dementia, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Epilepsy and other seizure disorders. Any diagnostic error whether it is a delayed diagnosis, misdiagnosis or inaccurate diagnosis may qualify you for being able to file a medical malpractice lawsuit against the doctor or hospital responsible for the error.
Nursing home abuse: Patients in skilled nursing facilities, such as memory care centers and assisted living homes, are at a higher risk of abuse and neglect by nursing home staff than residents without these issues. This is unacceptable and our Houston, Texas nursing home abuse attorneys will not allow your loved one to be abused, mistreated or neglected in any way.
Contact A Texas Injury Attorney Handling Neurological Disorder Lawsuits
You acn click here to contact Harris County Injury AAttorney Jeff Jaughan, founder of The Vaughan Firm. He offers free case reviews to accident, injury and negligence victims. In addition, he handles neurological disorder lawsuits on a contingency fee basis meaning he charges nothing if he is unable to obtain benefits for you and your family.