What You Need To Know About Catastrophic Injury Claims
What is a Catastrophic Injury?
A catastrophic injury is a severe injury to the spine, spinal cord, or brain. It is an extremely serious injury that can result in permanent damage and even death. These types of injuries can require an enormous amount of medical treatment and ongoing care. Some examples of catastrophic injuries include traumatic brain injuries, brain bleeding, complete or partial paralysis, severe burns, and loss of limbs.
Common Causes of Catastrophic Injuries
There are many common causes of catastrophic injuries. Some are simply no-fault accidents, but others are caused by the negligent or reckless acts of another party(ies). Common causes of catastrophic injuries include:
- Car & Truck accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Bad falls
- Sporting accidents
- Construction site accidents
- Medical malpractice
Why You Need A Personal Injury Attorney After A Catastrophic Injury
Wondering why you need a personal injury attorney after a catastrophic injury? Catastrophic injury claims are complex. The medical cost and pain and suffering involved in a catastrophic injury can be astronomical. Your life is usually permanently altered. Proper compensation is not only just, but is necessary to ensure you can maintain a good quality of care and pay for your medical costs now and in the future. You may even need to make modifications to your home, require a special vehicle, and/or continuous rehabilitation.
You cannot simply expect the responsible party to do the “right thing”. You need a tough, smart, and experienced personal injury attorney who has dealt with catastrophic injury cases in the past. It is likely that the insurance company and attorneys on the other side are doing everything they can to undermine your case. We help clients like this prove their damages and secure the compensation they deserve. If you are in the Metro Atlanta area, contact The Foster Firm after you suffer a catastrophic injury. There are no fees unless you win.