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The person or party responsible for a catastrophic injury can be held accountable for the victim’s losses. For example, careless drivers can face liability for the injuries they cause while distracted, impaired, or speeding. Property owners can be held accountable for the catastrophic injuries that happen on their premises. Product manufacturers can be held financially responsible for the injuries their defective products cause. Medical professionals and institutions, such as hospitals, can be held responsible for injuries and damages caused by medical malpractice.
Because of the serious nature of catastrophic injuries, they often lead to more complicated legal battles and larger settlements or verdicts. Compensation for a catastrophic injury cases should include past and future medical expenses, lost wages, lost earning capacity, and pain and suffering. Expert medical, care planning, and forensic economic testimony is often used to support the claim and help the injured person plan for the future. Because of the large monetary care needs, the amount offered in settlement should be much greater when the injuries suffered are catastrophic.
The law defines a “catastrophic injury” as any injury that results in permanent disability or a permanent change in the quality of life. Some examples of catastrophic injuries include: