Catastrophic injuries can occur to anyone at any time and can be life threatening or life altering. A catastrophic injury is a severe trauma-related injury to the body that causes major or permanent damage. The impact of a catastrophic injury can result in permanent change for the victim, including loss of body functions, loss of ability to perform their job and loss of ability to take care of themselves. Years of therapy, medication and ongoing surgeries may be needed in order to help the victim fully recover.
Some types of catastrophic injuries include back injuries, neck injuries, brain injuries, burns, organ damage, paralysis, paraplegia and quadriplegia. Some major examples of incidents that can cause catastrophic injury are:
- Construction Accidents
- Aviation Accidents
- Railroad and Mass Transit Accidents
- Product Liability
- Defective Road Design
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Premises Liability
The catastrophic injury lawyers of McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP have a proven history of winning major multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements which help get victims the maximum allowable funds to assist them in the years of recovery to come.
McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP catastrophic injury lawyers have extensive experience handling a variety of incidents that result in serious injury. Whether the catastrophic injury is a result of negligence or unintentional harm, the outcome can have devastating and lasting effects for the rest of the victim’s life. If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury, contact us today for a free consultation at 866.664.3055.