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The leading cause of spinal cord injury (SCI) is motor vehicle accidents followed by falls*. For many victims, paralysis resulting from an accident is permanent.

A person with a SCI may face months or years of medical treatment and rehabilitation to learn new ways to manage everyday activities. This may require a lifetime of care and support to deal with a multitude of physical, emotional, cognitive, psychosocial and environmental factors that will affect quality of life and create barriers to future living options.

Accidents can be caused by negligent drivers who:

The health care costs for SCI victims is astounding. The estimated lifetime cost of living with an SCI in BC is $1.6 to 3 million*.

We Can Help

The ultimate goal is to provide individuals who have suffered a SCI with options and a quality of life that closely resembles what they had prior to their injury.

Contact a lawyer at Slater Vecchio to tell your side of the story and learn about the options available to you.

Slater Vecchio Spinal Cord Injury Cases
Terracciano (Guardian ad litem of) v. Etheridge, 1997 BCSC, B943125$2.7 million
Aberdeen v. Township of Langley, 2007 BCSC 993$5.6 million
Grewal v. Brar, 2004 BCSC 1157$2.8 million