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Catastrophic Injuries

What is a catastrophic injury?

A catastrophic injury is one that prevents an individual from performing gainful work. In other words, a catastrophic injury is an injury that is so severe that it affects the individual with short term or long term permanent damage. Most often these types of injuries result in reduced mobility, reduced mental capacity, or even death.

How do catastrophic injuries occur?

Catastrophic injuries can occur in a number of ways and are oftentimes unexpected. Some examples of when catastrophic injuries can occur include, but are not limited to, car accidents, slip and falls, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, scooter accidents, and  airplane accidents. Additionally, they may be experienced while going to the job site or while on the job.  Regardless of how the catastrophic injury occurred a trusted personal injury attorney can help you hold the negligent party or parties accountable.

Types of Catastrophic Injuries:

While there are different types of catastrophic injuries, generally they can be categorized into three different types:

  • Cognitive injury. Cognitive injuries Result in disturbance of memory, functioning, ability to communicate, and other complex cognitive functions. These types of injuries are often the most severe and catastrophic.
  • Physical Injury. These types of injuries include fractures, breaks, amputations and damage to soft tissue and bones.
  • Spinal cord Injury. Spinal cord injuries result in damage to the spinal cord. This may lead to decreased function including Mobility or feeling. These types of injuries are common after car accidents or falls.
Oftentimes those that have been in a catastrophic injury may need use of a wheelchair. Most homes are not equipped for wheelchair access in the event that you need to restructure your home or your workplace to make it accessible for your wheelchair you may also be entitled to receive additional damages. OK Google set timer for 5 minutes

Emotional distress can often also occur after a catastrophic injury. Many victims and their families see a decrease in joy for life as a result of the pain and expenses which they are enduring. These non-economic damages can be monetized by a personal injury lawyer, like Anderson Franco. If you and your loved ones do not obtain the right representation or obtain adequate outcomes as a result of your lawsuit there may be emotional additional emotional distress that results.

Catastrophic injuries may lead to pain and suffering for you or for your loved one. In many situations you or your loved one will be faced with years of medical care, rehabilitation, doctor’s visits and incur ongoing expenses. Catastrophic injuries are difficult to deal with on many accounts, but Attorney Anderson Franco can take care of the legal aspect for you.

Why work with an attorney

Anderson Franco has gone up against insurance companies time and time again with victorious outcomes. You can reach out to Anderson Franco for a consultation and case review, he will assist you in better understanding how you can move forward with your lawsuit.

Anderson Franco will give you the attention that you deserve. He is available for his clients to listen patiently and use his expertise to obtain the best outcomes for you.

Anderson Franco has handle catastrophic throughout California. He also is highly recommended by his past clients who have first hand experience with his legal prowess. Anderson Franco many years of experience advocating for his clients and pursuing justice for catastrophic injury victims.