Catastrophic Injury Attorney Los Angeles
By definition, a catastrophic injury is one that is so severe that the affected person is not expected to ever return to pre-injury condition or be able to support themselves with gainful employment. Typical examples of a catastrophic injury include injuries to the spinal cord, an injury affecting the brain or an accident that caused an arm or leg to be amputated. If you or a loved one has been involved in this type of accident, you need the professional advice of a Los Angeles catastrophic accident attorney.
Severe Brain, Back, Burn, Spinal Cord Injuries
Our law firm employs Los Angeles personal injury lawyers who are very experienced with catastrophic injuries and how they affect the injured person and their families. In most cases, the person can no longer work and must get by on a lower income that is provided by social security or worker’s compensation. This has a very negative effect on family finances, and can lead to problems with mental health for the injured person, especially is he or she was the breadwinner of the family. Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys understand that there is not one area of your life that has remained unaffected by the catastrophic accident.
Your first appointment with a Los Angeles catastrophic accident lawyer is provided as a courtesy to you at no charge. This is a consultation appointment intended for you and our Los Angeles personal injury lawyers to get to know one another better. You are welcome to ask any questions you like or ask for references from previous clients. We will also ask you several questions in an attempt to understand your situation better. We are always on your side and ask these things to help prove your case and get you the compensation that you need.
After the basic facts of your case have been compiled, our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys will have a lawsuit prepared for you and served on the person or group responsible for your catastrophic injuries. In a successful lawsuit of this nature, you will receive compensation for your past and present medical expenses and any ongoing treatment or services that you need for daily living. You could also expect to receive payment for lost income and reduced income potential. Finally, you may awarded money for your physical and emotional pain and suffering or receive punitive damages that the other party is forced to pay as a means of punishment.