Due to motor vehicle accidents, sports or recreation injuries, or any other number of factors, the spinal cord or the nerves at the end of the spinal canal may be damaged, resulting in spinal cord injuries. Like others in Washington who have suffered spinal cord injuries, you may be uncertain about the prognosis and unsure of your future. Therefore, it may be helpful to understand how your life may be affected by a spinal cord injury.
Pedestrians in Washington do their best to keep themselves and their family members safe, but every so often tragedy strikes. According to CNN, in 2018, the deaths that resulted from accidents involving pedestrians was the highest it has ever been since 1990. The estimate for 2018 now stands at 6,227 pedestrians killed by car crashes. This represents a 35 percent spike from prior years. It is also reasonable to conclude that for the thousands that were killed, thousands more were injured.