Catastrophic injury is something people don’t typically think about, because we never assume it’ll happen to us or a loved one, but it’s an important distinction when it comes to personal injury. If someone suffers a catastrophic injury, they have the ability to receive compensation for their losses. You also need to understand what defines a catastrophic injury, and the different types that can occur.
What A Catastrophic Injury Entails
Suffering from this situation, you’re going to experience dilemmas that were previously unknown to you. When being dealt with a catastrophic injury, it means you’ve suffered permanent or long-term damage. That means your life will dramatically change, because the daily routine is vastly different afterwards. A catastrophic injury is a severe injury to the spine or brain, and can also include a variety of other fractures. You may end up with chronic pain or even paralyzed, which will ultimately affect your work life. Through this injury, your earning potential is capped, and you also have to account for medical expenses.
The Different Types Of Catastrophic Injuries
Catastrophic injuries can come in many different forms, whether it’s spinal or brain injuries, fractures, paralysis, or some type of trauma. The most common cause of catastrophic injuries is violent car accidents. When we’re on the road, we don’t necessarily expect to end up in an accident. Sure, there are plenty of bad drivers out there that should probably reconsider taking the test, but you never prepare for a devastating accident. Catastrophic car and truck accidents can be life threatening, and they can leave you in significant danger.
How To Deal With Catastrophic Injuries
If you or a loved one has suffered from a catastrophic injury, you need to consider your case and seek out a personal injury lawyer. You’re going to be paying for immediate treatment, surgery, physical therapy, and other medical devices or care. It’s a lot to handle, which is why you should work toward the compensation you deserve.
The Snyder Law Group Can Help You
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, Google +, and LinkedIn.