Painful – both physically and emotionally – catastrophic injuries are among the most challenging types of personal injury cases. Catastrophic injuries can occur as a result of any type of accident or at birth.
Catastrophic injuries usually involve trauma to the brain, spine, or spinal cord. They classifications of injuries can also include:
- Severe burn injury
- Internal organ damage
- Wrongful death
Effects of Catastrophic Injuries
People who experience a catastrophic injury commonly endure long-term or permanent disabilities that can include on-going medical attention. This can mean numerous surgeries and extended hospital stays. Also, the injured person usually suffers from chronic pain and emotional suffering.
The victim of a catastrophic injury may no longer be able to work. Simple everyday activities and routines may now be a struggle. It’s also important to keep in mind that family members and others close to the victim also may experience life changing behaviors, such as caring for the victim on a full-time basis.
Get the Legal Help You Need
If you or a loved one has experienced a catastrophic injury due to another’s carelessness, recklessness, or negligence you may be due compensation. The emotional impact, economic effects, and physical consequences and complications all figure into the total of your loss after the injury. In addition, if the person responsible displayed malice or disregard you may also be entitled to punitive damages
When a catastrophic injury occurs it’s imperative to have an experienced and skillful attorney. As an aggressive advocate, Collin Cherry will work diligently for you to secure the compensation you are entitled to. Mr. Cherry understands that this is a most difficult time for you and those near to you. His compassion and personalized guidance is unsurpassed. Call for a free consultation at 850-224-1100.