Catastrophic injuries are life-altering events that have a profound negative impact on the lives of individuals and their families. Understanding the definition, types, and causes of catastrophic injuries is essential when it comes to pursuing personal injury claims. In this abridged guide brought to you by the Law Offices of Andrew Zeytuntsyan, we will review catastrophic injuries, exploring their legal definition, common types, the causes behind them, as well as their implications for personal injury claims.
Remember, you should never have to pay for the negligence and mistakes of others. You have a right to fight for justice and a fair compensation to make things right again. If you have been injured through no fault of your own, or because of the negligence and wrongdoing of someone else, then call us to consult with a personal injury attorney. Our initial case evaluation is FREE of charge to you!
Catastrophic injuries are severe, life-changing injuries that result in long-term or permanent disabilities. These injuries are not restricted to the physical. They typically have a significant impact on a person's emotional and financial well-being as well. While the specific legal definition may vary, catastrophic injuries often include traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, severe burns, amputations, multiple fractures, and injuries leading to permanent disability.
We mentioned some types of catastrophic injuries a second earlier, but let’s dive into a little more detail.
Many times, catastrophic injuries are unfortunate accidents. Other times, they are due to negligence, mistakes, or blatant crime of other individuals and/or businesses. Some of the most common causes of catastrophic injuries include, but are not limited to:
Catastrophic injuries often lead to substantial medical expenses, ongoing rehabilitation, loss of income, and significant pain and suffering. Innocent victims should NOT have to pay the price for the negligence, mistakes, and wickedness of others!
At the Law Offices of Andrew Zeytuntsyan, it is our life mission to hold responsible parties accountable for the injuries caused and pursue compensation for those damages. If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury, then call us today for a FREE initial consultation with a personal injury lawyer.