What Are Catastrophic Injuries?
Catastrophic injuries are injuries that are so severe that the victim is not able to obtain any gainful work. In other words, catastrophic injuries are debilitating.
Common examples of catastrophic injuries include:
- Head injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Accidental amputation
- Certain birth injuries
- Severe, third-degree burns
- Internal organ damage
With these and other catastrophic injuries, victims are usually not able to ever return to work. They will often require extensive medical treatment, both immediately after the injury occurred and for the remainder of their lives. At Guerrero Law, we can help you pursue just compensation when someone else’s negligence results in catastrophic injury. We are passionate about helping our clients secure the fair recovery they are owed so they can begin the process of healing and moving forward. Our Dallas catastrophic injury attorneys don’t settle for the first, low settlement offered by the liable party; instead, we fight for the maximum recovery you deserve.
How Do Catastrophic Injuries Happen?
Just as there are many ways that accidents can happen, there are many ways that catastrophic injuries can occur. The human body is fairly fragile and even a seemingly minor accident can lead to life-altering brain injuries, serious burns or spinal cord fractures.
Common causes of catastrophic injuries include:
Typically, victims of catastrophic injury face an uphill battle when filing a claim against the liable insurance company. These types of injuries usually require more extensive (and, therefore, more costly) medical treatment than other types of injuries, meaning victims need a greater amount to cover the cost of damages. This – in addition to rightful recovery for lost income, physical pain, emotional distress and other damages – can cause insurance companies to deny or devalue claims.
Discuss Your Case With Our Team
Our firm is prepared to help you fight for the full compensation you are owed. We understand the devastating, far-reaching effects a catastrophic injury can have on both the victim and their family. Our team of Dallas catastrophic injury lawyers offers compassionate legal counsel tailored to your goals. We truly care about you and the outcome of your case, which is why we will advocate tirelessly for you from start to finish.