CATASTROPHIC INJURIES

Catastrophic injuries aren’t easy to overcome. You don’t just get progressively better. In most cases, victims and their families live with the impacts of a catastrophic injury, day in and day out for the rest of their lives. When somebody else’s negligence, carelessness or willful misconduct contributes to another person’s catastrophic injury, it’s time to speak with an experienced lawyer.

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PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUITS AND SETTLEMENTS

Our skilled team can help you to determine exactly how much compensation you need to cover the lifelong expenses and damages involved with your catastrophic injury. Don’t trust the rest of your life to just anybody. We have over three decades of experience, and we’re ready to be your advocate as you put your life back together.

CAUSES OF CATASTROPHIC INJURY

The causes for a variety of catastrophic injuries are also seemingly limitless. Frequently, car accidents can cause severe and catastrophic injuries. In particular, collisions with semi trucks and big rigs can be especially devastating. Boating accidents, backyard trampoline accidents and workplace accidents can also cause catastrophic injuries. Listed below are just a few potential causes for a variety of different catastrophic injuries.

  • Car accidents
  • Trucking accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Sports accidents
  • On-the-job accidents
  • Boating accidents
  • Trampoline accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Fires and explosions
  • Defective products
  • Medical malpractice
  • Horseback riding accidents
  • Falls from heights
  • Violent crime
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Jet ski accidents

DIFFERENT TYPES AND CAUSES OF CATASTROPHIC INJURY

  • Birth Injury
  • Amputation
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Loss of hearing or sight
  • Eye injury
  • Facial injury
  • Nerve damage
  • Paralysis
  • Brain injury
  • Neurological damage
  • Crush injury

TYPES OF CATASTROPHIC INJURY

An injury is typically classified as “catastrophic” when it happens suddenly and without warning and leaves the victim with life-changing impacts and long-term consequences. Although most people usually think of spinal cord injuries involving paralysis as the most common type of catastrophic injury, there are a variety of different types of catastrophic injury and many causes.

“AS DISTRICT ATTORNEY OF ORANGE COUNTY, I COUNTED ON STEVE TO TRY THE TOUGHEST CASES WITH THE HIGHEST STAKES. HE NEVER MET A CASE HE COULDN'T HANDLE.”

~ Tony Rackauckas
Orange County District Attorney (Retired)