Fresno Catastrophic Injury Lawyers
Suffered a Catastrophic Injury in Visalia? Let Our Firm Help You!
Suffering an injury in a car accident or truck accident, or caused by a defective product or medical malpractice is physically and emotionally overwhelming. However, there are some injuries that are so severe in nature that they permanently change your life. These types of personal injury cases are considered catastrophic injuries.
If you or a loved one sustained a catastrophic injury caused by negligence or recklessness in Visalia or Fresno, our legal team at Sawl Law Group is dedicated to helping you obtain the monetary damages and continuous medical care you deserve. We understand that not only are you affected by this devastating injury, but also your family members who must make their own sacrifices to provide the best care for you. That is why we will investigate your case, find evidence of negligence, develop an effective and personalized case on your behalf, and maximize your entitled compensation.
What Qualifies as a Catastrophic Injury?
A catastrophic injury is generally defined as an extremely serious injury that prevents a person from working and enjoying life the way he/she would have prior to the accident. These types of injuries often result in permanent disability as in the case where a limb has been lost, blindness has been incurred, or paralysis has resulted.
Common Types of Catastrophic Injuries
Common types of catastrophic injuries include, but not limited to, the following:
- Brain and head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Severe burn injuries
- Organ damage
- Loss of eyesight
A catastrophic injury can necessitate a lifetime of medical care, or repeated reconstructive surgeries. Injuries that require significant medical treatment or long-term or lifetime permanent disfigurement, impairment or disability can be considered catastrophic personal injuries. Injuries this severe cause permanent disability, significant suffering, and substantially shorten an injured person’s lifespan up to and including premature death of the victim.
Compensation for Catastrophic Injury Claims
If you are successful in you catastrophic injury claim, you can receive compensation for:
- medical bills and medical expenses,
- lost wages,
- lost earning capacity,
- property damage, and
- pain and suffering.
Due to their serious nature, catastrophic injuries often require a lifetime of ongoing medical treatment and personal care, especially if the accident victim is disabled and in need of permanent personal assistance. These types of injuries can be devastating to a family and many times result in the need for 24 hour care and assistance of the victim by family members and hired professionals.
Ready to Fight for You & Your Family Today
Part of the personal injury claims process or lawsuit in such cases will involve detailed financial projections of the future costs connected with such medical expenses, the costs of the individual’s loss of income, projected loss of future income, and value placed on his or her pain, suffering, emotional trauma, and loss of enjoyment of life. With more than 30 years of collective experience, Sawl Law Group is experienced in handling all of these complex factors in any catastrophic injury case; we are committed to fighting aggressively to secure the financial future of injured persons and their families throughout Visalia, Fresno, and the surrounding areas.
For more information about our experienced legal team, contact us today.