Spinal Injury / Back Injury

A catastrophic injury such as brain damage or paraplegia and quadriplegia caused by a spinal cord injury leaves a victim changed forever. The usual result of a spinal cord injury is permanent disability. When the accident that caused the injury was the result of negligence or misconduct by another, it is important to talk with a lawyer who is experienced with catastrophic injury claims.

Why You Need a Spinal Cord or Back Injury Lawyer

We know how to respond to an insurance adjuster’s low settlement offer after negligence or misconduct caused an accident like this. We fully document the impact and cost of a spinal cord or back injury on your life. This has usually been very persuasive to juries, who have responded with significant verdicts.

Our lawyers at Raipher, P.C. have had remarkable success with cases involving people who have become paralyzed because of accidents such as:

  • Auto accidents
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Construction site accidents

Consulting with experts to add value to a case

Our attorneys consult with math and physics experts to learn the relationship between the force of the accident and the stress placed on the back and spine. We also use well-respected accident specialists and medical experts such as orthopedists, neurologists and vocational rehab specialists. They help us demonstrate responsibility for the accident and build a compelling claim. We seek full and fair compensation for medical bills, vocational rehab, lost wages, long-term in-home care and durable medical equipment. Our calculations include expenses such as the cost of remodeling your home to make it accessible to a wheelchair user.

Common back injuries after an accident

Even minor accidents can result in painful back injuries such as:

  • Lower back strain
  • Bulging disc
  • Herniated disc
  • Lumbar strain and sprain

Problems such as degenerative discs can persist for life and require drastic measures such as back fusion surgery.

Making it easy to talk to a spinal cord / back injury lawyer
Our attorneys want to make it easy to meet with them. We provide a free initial consultation, evening and weekend appointments, and home or hospital visits. There are no attorney’s fees until we recover compensation for your spinal cord injury.

Here’s What Our Clients Say


Having Attorney Pellegrino and his staff on my side helped me to overcome a very difficult situation. They were well versed regarding the law and helped me make informative decisions. I would definitely recommend his firm to others.

Debra Liptak


Very professional in their approach. They also took the time to explain everything in terms we understood. Also friendly from the start.

Matt H.


Wonderful experience. Treated me with such respect during a difficult time in my life.

Susan Hietnanen

Take the First Step to Get the Largest Settlement and Best Medical Care You Deserve

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Our Offices

Raipher, P.C.
265 State St
Springfield, MA 01103
Phone: (413) 746-4400
Fax: (413) 746-2816

We serve the following localities: Bristol County including New Bedford and Fall River; Essex County including Lynn, Lawrence, and Haverhill; Hampden County including Springfield; Middlesex County including Lowell, Cambridge, Newton, Somerville, Framingham, Waltham, Malden, and Medford; Norfolk County including Quincy and Brookline; Plymouth County including Brockton and Plymouth; Suffolk County including Boston; and Worcester County including Worcester.

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