No one ever expects that they could experience a catastrophic injury. When someone sustains a catastrophic injury, then they should seek legal help to receive compensation for their losses. There are many things about a catastrophic injury that add specific considerations as opposed to a personal injury. Here is what you need to understand about what defines a catastrophic injury, and everything it entails.
The Meaning of Catastrophic Injuries
Unlike a personal injury, catastrophic injury results in long-term or permanent damage. A catastrophic injury can significantly alter someone’s life. Something like a brain or spinal cord injury can limit a person’s functions in their daily life. This could result in being unable to work, losing independence, and diminished quality of life. This, on top of the medical expenses, is reason enough to deserve compensation.
Types Of Catastrophic Injuries
Catastrophic injuries can range from fractures and severe burns to brain trauma. The most common causes of catastrophic injuries are serious accidents, like car accidents. But the way to distinguish catastrophic injuries is to know that the effects are life-changing. If your injury results in chronic pain or a severe condition like paralysis, then you should seek legal help.
Coping With Catastrophic Injuries
It can be physically and emotionally distressing for you or a loved one to experience a catastrophic injury. The first thing you should do is have someone review your case to determine if the injury was a result of negligence. Talking to an injury lawyer about your catastrophic injury means that you have someone on your side who will see to it that you get the justice and compensation that is rightfully yours.
Contact The Snyder Law Group Today
The Snyder Law Group, LLC, proudly represents clients throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C. Our experienced Baltimore attorneys understand the frustration that comes with an insurance company, medical professional, or other party that refuses to accept liability for negligent or reckless behavior. You can take heart in knowing there are talented and experienced lawyers ready to work for you. We are experienced in handling personal injury claims of medical malpractice or injury resulting from serious car and truck accidents, and have secured hundreds of millions in verdicts settlements*. Please visit our website, www.410thefirm.com, for more information and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.