Catastrophic Injury Attorney

Catastrophic injuries need extensive medical treatments. These medical treatments could be very costly, especially if you have to take time off work to attend such treatments. Catastrophic injuries not only affect a victim physically, but also lead to emotional effects as well as the victim tries to cope with their traumatic injuries.

Catastrophic injuries are just that, catastrophic. With such injuries make sure that you have an experienced attorney on your side. An experienced attorney will be able to build up your case to make sure that you get the help you deserve.

What is a Catastrophic Injury?

Catastrophic injuries are those that are severe and have lifelong effects. Usually, catastrophic injuries lead to disabilities. Catastrophic injuries, especially those that are caused by another third party’s negligence should be compensated right away. You should not have to pay for your catastrophic injuries if it was caused by another party.

We know how important it is for you to get the medical care that you need. That is why we offer free one-on-one consultations and recommend you speak to our experienced catastrophic attorneys immediately to see what steps you should take. 

Any type of accident causes catastrophic injuries. That is why we recommend that you come in to explain the accident so we can better understand how to move forward.

During this consultation, we will determine the type of injuries you have suffered, and who the liable parties are in your accident.

It is very important that we gather as much information as possible regarding the catastrophic injury accident to make sure that we seek maximum compensation for your injuries. Catastrophic injuries have lifelong effects on a person’s life, and may even make it impossible to return back to normal life.

For example, catastrophic personal injury could result in permanent disabilities. Permanent disabilities not only affect the injured victim, but also their family since there may be a need for at home care.

Catastrophic Personal Injury Lawsuits

Catastrophic injuries are caused by almost any type of accident. That is why there are several different lawsuits that you could file to recover for your catastrophic injuries. The different types of lawsuit depend on the type of accident you experienced.

  • Product liability lawsuits: this occurs when you have sustained a catastrophic injury due to a defective product. In product liability lawsuits, you may be able to hold the product manufacturer and products retailer liable for injuries caused by the products. There are three ways you can prove a defective product, which include defective design, defective manufacturing, and defective warranties.
  • Negligence lawsuits: this is one of the most common types of lawsuits in catastrophic personal injury cases in California. This requires that the plaintiff, also known as the injured victim, prove that the defendant had a duty to the plaintiff, the defendant failed to act within the standard of care, the defendant caused the plaintiff to suffer catastrophic injuries, the plaintiff now has damages they are suffering from.
  • Premises liability lawsuits: this occurs when you have suffered catastrophic injuries on another persons’ property. Premises liability allows you to seek compensation from landowners and property operators for any injuries that have occurred on their land. The plaintiff needs to show that the landowner had a duty to keep the land in a reasonably safe condition, yet failed to do so.

What Causes Catastrophic Injuries?

Catastrophic injuries can be caused by a variety of accidents. Examples of accidents where victims sustained catastrophic injuries include:

Could You Recover from a Catastrophic Personal Injury?

Your recovery process could depend on the severity of the catastrophic injury, but, usually, catastrophic injuries may take years to heal from. Some are permanent.

Catastrophic injury lawsuits usually seek several thousands of dollars in damages since the injuries lead to permanent disability. It is very rare to recover completely from a catastrophic personal injury. However, there may be different types of treatments suggested by your medical provider to decrease the amount of pain suffered.

Catastrophic Injury Examples

  • Damage or failure of internal organs
  • Fractures of the skull
  • Serious Burns
  • Paralysis
  • Amputations
  • Paralysis
  • Hearing loss
  • Vision loss
  • Nerve damage
  • Back injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Organ damage
  • Loss or amputation of a limb
  • Head injuries
  • Disfigurement
  • Lung damage
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Injuries of the spine or spinal cord

How much do our catastrophic injury attorneys cost?

 Our top-rated California catastrophic personal injury attorneys work on a contingency fee basis. This means that you do not have to pay our attorney a single dollar until we win compensation in your favor. 

This means that until we win a settlement or judgment, you do not owe us anything. Our attorneys will take a percentage of the amount that we recover for you. This percentage is determined based on the level of work required for your case, and is communicated to you prior to taking you on as a client.

There are several benefits to a contingency fee agreement, with one of the most important ones being that our attorneys take on the risk of filing your lawsuit. This means that in the event your lawsuit is not successful, you do not owe us anything.

What type of compensation could I receive for my catastrophic injury lawsuit?

The compensation that you can receive for your catastrophic personal injury lawsuit depends on the circumstances of the accident. Examples of damages that are available for your personal injury lawsuit include:

  • Medical expenses: this includes hospital stays, medication, along with physical rehab
  • Future medical expenses: since catastrophic personal injuries are usually severe, future medical expenses are required, especially at home care.
  • Past lost wages: this refers to the amount of time the injured victim took out of work to heal from their injuries
  • Future lost wages: this refers to the future hours the injured victim will need to heal from their injuries
  • Pain and suffering: these damages are non-economic damages that refer to the pain and suffering of the victim. Examples of pain and suffering include emotional distress, PTSD, humiliation, loss of quality of life.
  • Property damage refers to any property that was damaged as a result of the accident, such as the injured victim’s car or house.
  • Punitive damages are awarded only in certain circumstances in California and Nevada. In order to recover punitive damages, the injured victim needs to show that the defendant engaged in malicious behavior.

How Can Our Experienced Catastrophic Injury Attorneys Help You?

Catastrophic injuries should be taken very seriously, that is why having a highly qualified attorney is essential to your catastrophic injury lawsuit. Make sure that you hire an attorney that has represented catastrophic injury victims in the past.

  • Our attorneys are available 24/7 via phone and email, and have offices located in every major city in California and Nevada including Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Irvine, San Francisco, Fresno, etc.
  • Our attorneys have decades of experience representing victims who have experienced catastrophic personal injuries in California and Nevada
  • Our aggressive attorneys are not afraid of taking your case to trial if both parties cannot come to a settlement agreement
  • Our top-rated attorneys will communicate with the insurance companies and other third parties while you focus on your injuries
  • Our attorneys are on your side every step of the way
  • Our attorneys always work to make sure that you are constantly informed regarding the updates of your case. We thrive in honest business practices.
  • Our attorneys will gather as much information as possible to pursue your legal claims and make sure that you receive maximum compensation for your injuries.

Speak with our successful California and Nevada catastrophic personal injury attorneys today for a free no risk consultation.  Whether you were severely injured or disabled from the accident, we are on your side every step of the way. Contact us for a free case evaluation today.