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, some examples are listed below. You can learn more about each type of injury by visiting the pages directly.

Amputations: Loss of a limb, whether partial or full, can have a profound impact on an individual’s life. Anderson Franco Law understands the physical and emotional challenges associated with amputations and will fight to secure the compensation you deserve to adapt to the changes and receive necessary medical care and prosthetics

Burn Injuries: Severe burn injuries can result in long-term physical and psychological consequences. Anderson Franco Law will work tirelessly to establish liability and seek compensation for medical expenses, ongoing treatments, rehabilitation, and emotional distress. The American Burn Association reports that there are approximately 486,000 burn injuries that require medical treatment in the U.S. annually.

Crush Injuries: These injuries occur when a body part is compressed or trapped between two objects, causing severe damage. Anderson Franco Law will investigate the circumstances surrounding the accident, gather evidence, and fight to hold the responsible parties accountable for their negligence.

Spinal Cord Injuries: Damage to the spinal cord can lead to permanent disabilities, including paralysis. Anderson Franco Law has experience handling spinal cord injury cases and will pursue the maximum compensation to cover medical expenses, assistive devices, home modifications, and other necessary accommodations. According to the United Spinal Association, approximately 17,700 new cases of spinal cord injury occur each year in the United States.

Traumatic Brain Injury: Brain injuries can have long-lasting cognitive, emotional, and physical effects. Anderson Franco Law understands the complexities of these injuries and will advocate for the compensation needed to cover medical expenses, rehabilitation, and ongoing care.

Wrongful Death: When a catastrophic injury results in the loss of a loved one’s life, Anderson Franco Law can provide compassionate legal representation to pursue a wrongful death claim. We will seek justice on behalf of the deceased and their family, holding the responsible parties accountable for their actions.

Impact of Injuries:

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.

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. Our d Lawyers are here to help you.

The Benefit of working with Anderson Franco

Anderson Franco Law has a successful track record of taking on insurance companies and achieving favorable outcomes for his clients. Our team has handled claims for catastrophic events throughout California. By consulting with Anderson Franco, you can gain a better understanding of your legal options and the best way to move forward with your lawsuit and achieve a favorable outcome.

Anderson Franco provides the attention and care that every client deserves. He will patiently listen to your concerns, utilize his expertise, and fight to obtain the best possible outcome for your case. With years of experience advocating for catastrophic injury victims, Anderson Franco is highly recommended by past clients who have witnessed his legal prowess.

Contact Anderson Franco Law:

If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury, don’t navigate the legal process alone. Our catastrophic injury lawyers are here to fight for you. Reach out to Anderson Franco Law for a consultation and case review. Anderson Franco will stand by your side, providing compassionate support and pursuing justice on your behalf. Schedule your consultation today to take the first step toward obtaining the compensation and closure you deserve. Call us at (415)727-1832 or reach out to us via our website.

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