A catastrophic injury lawyer is here to help you navigate the difficulties of your situation to ensure that you have representation and counsel with obtaining compensation from your claim.
A catastrophic injury is any injury that causes lasting or potentially life-altering damage to the victim. While many of the injuries commonly suffered in accidents will eventually heal and allow the victim to move forward in life with little or no disability, a catastrophic injury prevents the victim from ever being the same again, making life and routine tasks difficult or even painful.
As catastrophic injury lawyers in NJ, we apply our vast experience and resources to seek recovery of insurance proceeds or other assets to help pay for your medical expenses, lost income, future care, and to compensate you for pain, suffering and mental anguish. These life-altering injuries
Catastrophic injuries have serious consequences, including shortened life expectancy, partial or total disability, loss of a bodily function and the potential requirement for continued medical care or therapy that endures for the rest of the person’s life. It can also greatly affect one’s career and aspirations, preventing them from obtaining future wages and enjoying a full life. Upon a catastrophic injury, the victim may require full-time assistance for the rest of their life.
Catastrophic injuries can be sustained in many ways and in many circumstances. Accidents that commonly cause catastrophic injuries include:
- Sports accidents
- Auto accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Aviation accidents
- Construction / work site accidents
- Pool Accidents
- Elevator Accidents
- Heavy Equipment Accidents
- Severe Spinal Cord Injuries; Paraplegia; Quadriplegia
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
These types of accidents and injuries are frequently the result of someone else’s careless or reckless actions, or simply negligence. According to the National Safety Council, in the U.S., in 2021, there were 62 million reported injuries, as well as 224,935 deaths that were deemed preventable. Even though death can be prevented in these cases, the overall cost, and the deterioration of the quality of life, make it difficult to go on.
The law provides in many of these circumstances that the responsible parties be held liable for the damages they cause to innocent victims. Severe catastrophic injury lawyers are there to assist the victim with the complexities of the case and the law to ensure that they receive compensation to combat the struggle of being disabled and unable to work or earn income.
If you have been involved in an accident and have suffered a catastrophic injury, you should retain the services of a Szaferman Lakind personal catastrophic injury lawyer right away. Waiting can only potentially prejudice your case and reduce compensation for your injuries.
At Szaferman Lakind, we understand the devastating impact a catastrophic injury has on your life and on the lives of those around you. Whether you have suffered an amputation, a brain injury, burn injury, whiplash or a spinal cord injury, you may be facing a future in which you will not be able to work, support your loved ones or yourself and will require ongoing medical care for your injury. We will work to help you claim the compensation you deserve. Contact us!