Catastrophic Injury

Injury Lawyers Can Help

A catastrophic injury is exactly what its name implies: catastrophic.  In a flash, a catastrophic injury can change the trajectory of your life.  This term encompasses a wide range of injuries, all of which significantly alter what the injured individual is able to do on a daily and long-term basis.  These injuries often impact one’s ability to make a living.  The financial and emotional consequences of a catastrophic injury are devastating and wide-ranging.  It is critical that you retain compassionate, competent, experienced, and aggressive attorneys to represent you.  The injury lawyers of Kirkendall Dwyer LLP are here to help.

What is a Catastrophic Injury?

As mentioned above, catastrophic injury is a broad term encompassing many types of injuries to many areas of the body, including:

  • Brain and spinal cord injuries
  • Limb injuries resulting in amputations
  • Eye injuries resulting in blindness
  • Severe and multiple bone fractures

While an injury may originate in one area of the body, the impact of a catastrophic injury is rarely confined to one body system.  Often the impact is wide-reaching, leaving the individual severely limited in functioning.  A spinal cord injury for example can leave the victim unable to care for himself in the most basic way.  It may leave an individual confined to a wheelchair and unable to make a living.

Just as there are a broad range of injuries that are considered catastrophic, there are also a range of accidents that result in these injuries, including:

  • Motor vehicle accidents, including motorcycle accidents
  • Industrial or construction accidents
  • Sporting accidents
  • Falls
  • Bad drugs and devices
  • Medical malpractice

The Injury Lawyers at Kirkendall Dwyer LLP Can Recover Complete Compensation

Catastrophic injuries do not only have financial repercussions.  They also affect the victim and his family in physical and emotional ways.  The sudden and drastic nature of these injuries can leave all involved feeling as if their lives have been turned upside down.

Our injury lawyers can not turn back the clock, but we can make sure that the negligent parties are held responsible, and that you and your family are made as whole as possible.  You are entitled to compensation for your medical costs, your ongoing rehabilitation and care, and for your pain and suffering.  But you need an attorney who has the resources to establish a case for your damages.  This involves calling experts that can establish a full and accurate picture of your expenses going forward.

If you have suffered a catastrophic injury and are struggling to figure out which way to turn, our injury lawyers want to help you.  We are available to evaluate your case 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  When you call us, you will speak directly to an injury attorney.  We encourage you to contact us to begin moving towards recovery.  Fill out a form on our website or contact us today.