A catastrophic injury can occur under a variety of circumstances. A catastrophic injury is one where the consequences of the injury permanently prevents the individual from performing any gainful work. The victim can no longer maintain a job that allows them to support themselves or their families. From a financial and emotional standpoint, a catastrophic injury is devastating. Not only has the victim lost a lifetime of wages and benefits, butalsothe sense of purpose that comes with meaningful work. If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury due to the negligence or fault of another person or entity, you need experienced legal representation to get the compensation you deserve.
Experienced Catastrophic Injury Attorneys
The long-term financial impact of a catastrophic injury can is often as devastating as the injury itself. Medical expenses, lost wages, physical pain and suffering, future surgeries, future medical or nursing care, and emotional distress can be constant expenses for a lifetime. We have a proven track record of getting fair compensation for our clients who have suffered catastrophic injuries. We work diligently to obtain maximum compensation for the care you will require in the future so you can start living your life without the added burden of financial stress that comes with a catastrophic injury.
Common Types of Catastrophic Injuries
A few types of injuries disrupt the body’s central nervous system and create consequences that most experts consider catastrophic. These injuries include:
- Brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Severe burns
- Multiple bone fractures
- Organ damage
- Exposure to hazardous chemicals and substances
Certain types of accidents tend to cause these injuries more than others. Motor vehicle accidents – especially accidents involving motorcycles or tractor-trailers – often cause catastrophic injuries. Other types of incidents that commonly lead to catastrophic injury may include:
- Construction accidents
- Swimming pool accidents and drowning
- Pharmacy errors and injuries caused by defective medical devices
- Injuries caused by defects in consumer products
Call us today to get the help you need. Statutes of limitation do apply to personal injury cases, so don’t delay.