If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury because of someone else’s recklessness, carelessness, or misconduct, you could be eligible for compensation, contact an experienced and dedicated California injury lawyer today.
Catastrophic Injuries Legally Defined
A catastrophic injury is defined under 42 U.S. Code § 3796b as one that “permanently prevents an individual from performing any gainful work.” A catastrophic injury can derail a person’s life, career, relationships, and even family. Common catastrophic injuries include:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Burn injuries
- Internal organ damage
- Multiple bone fractures
A person who has sustained a catastrophic injury will often require extensive emergency medical care and treatment, ongoing medical care, rehabilitative treatments and therapy, and often long-term and permanent assistance.
In some cases, a person may never truly recover from their injuries, and many catastrophic injury victims struggle financially and personally after their accidents.
A California catastrophic injury lawyer can help an injured person recover from their injuries and can help them support themselves.
If you are unable to work, struggling with expensive medical bills, and suffering from physical and emotional pain, a California catastrophic injury lawyer may be able to help you.
Causes of Serious Injuries
A catastrophic injury can happen in an instant, and change the course of a person’s life. Catastrophic injuries are often caused by unforeseen events such as fires, acts of violence, or dangerous sporting events. Some of the other common causes of catastrophic injuries include:
- Car crashes
- Bus accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- ATV accidents
- Boating accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Construction accidents
Unfortunately, a person who has sustained a catastrophic injury will often have to undergo extensive medical procedures and may have to be under the long-term care of a doctor or rehabilitation facility.
A catastrophic injury can be devastating in many ways, however, if you or someone you know has been the victim of a catastrophic injury, you should know you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries.
At Karlin & Karlin, we have been representing the injured in personal injury litigation for over 35 years and obtained numerous high-value settlements, arbitration awards and verdicts on behalf of our clients. If you or a loved one has suffered catastrophic injuries as a result of an accident, call our Main Office: 213-365-1555 or Toll free: 888-365-1555, or via our contact us form for a free consultation regarding your claim.