Long-Term Effects of Catastrophic Injuries

A catastrophic injury is one that permanently affects your quality of life and leaves you dealing with permanent physical, psychological, and emotional effects. These injuries have a deep impact, both personally and professionally, leaving a mark on virtually every area of your life.

Types and Consequences of Catastrophic Injuries

Multiple types of injuries could qualify as a catastrophic loss above and beyond the average personal injury case. Some examples of catastrophic injuries include:

Paraplegia, quadriplegia, and other forms of paralysis are also considered catastrophic injuries. Likewise, if you suffer internal injuries, the loss of a limb, or significant scarring or disfigurement because of someone’s negligence, you may be eligible to launch a catastrophic injury claim for compensation.

The long-term effects of catastrophic injuries can be extensive. You may require ongoing medical treatment, such as physical therapy, one or more surgeries, and occupational therapy. A catastrophic injury could prevent you from returning to work for a long time or permanently.

Your catastrophic injury may also require you to make certain modifications to your living space or use assistive devices. All of these consequences of a catastrophic injury may be extremely costly, but they do not even begin to cover the profound psychological and emotional hardship you may have to endure from your injuries.

Collecting Financial Damages for a Catastrophic Injury

The physical affliction catastrophic injuries impose, not to mention a grave financial burden, can leave you in desperate need of staunch legal representation. Our proactive lawyers can launch a complete investigation into the events that led to your catastrophic injury to determine what happened and who is responsible.

Whether that liable party is an individual, a corporation, or otherwise, we will not rest until you get the financial recovery you deserve for what happened to you. Catastrophic injuries commonly result from worksite incidents, motor vehicle accidents, dangerous medical devices or drugs, or serious falls. Still, there are many other potential causes of these wide-ranging injuries.

When seek remedies for the injuries you have faced, that compensation should include the maximum value of your past, current, and future monetary losses, but the insurance company could easily try to reject or discredit your claim. To have someone on your side looking out for you, you should consider hiring an experienced legal professional who can protect your interests from day one and deal with the insurance company on your behalf. Time is of the essence as personal injury claims are subject to strict filing limitations. Make sure you get the justice you deserve.