Hearing the word catastrophic can send your brain down a dark rabbit hole of possibilities. The word implies the worst possible outcomes and scenarios after an accident. If this is where your brain has gone, then you are spot on with the kinds of injuries we are referring to.
If you or a loved one suffer a catastrophic injury, your entire life can be changed as a result. Catastrophic injuries are considered permanent, and the victim will be unable to accomplish or complete tasks that they once could do on their own. You will need the help of a Chesapeake, VA catastrophic injury attorney from Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C., to hold the responsible parties liable and obtain compensation on your behalf.
A catastrophic injury can be anything that causes permanent impairment. It may require surgeries, rehabilitation, and ongoing medical treatment. You may also be required to take medication for the rest of your life. The injury must also prevent you from working and you must have suffered an emotional toll as a result. There are three main categories of catastrophic injuries: spinal cord injuries, physical injuries, and cognitive injuries. The most common types of injuries are:
The above injuries must not have been present prior to the accident. There are other injuries that can be considered catastrophic that are not listed here. This list is only an example of the most common catastrophic injuries we see as a Chesapeake, VA catastrophic injury attorney.
An injury can occur for a number of reasons and many are caused by car accidents. There are also a number of other common injuries you may sustain such as:
These are examples of cases that can cause catastrophic injury. If you have been injured in an accident you will need to contact Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C.
Calculating and obtaining compensation for catastrophic injuries can be a complex legal matter and you should not have to face it alone. Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C., will seek compensation for the following:
Obtaining compensation will not cure you, but it can help you focus on your physical well-being without having to worry about financial burdens. Compensation will be determined based on the severity of your injuries and the facts of the accidents.
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