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Helping Clients Recover For Catastrophic Injuries

A catastrophic injury is one that causes life-altering damage to the victim. These injuries can occur as a result of any type of accident, including auto accidents, slip and falls, construction accidents, and more. In many cases, these injuries are the result of another person’s negligence.

Are you dealing with a catastrophic injury? Call (910) 613-6983 to speak with a Wilmington catastrophic injury lawyer at Lanier Law Group, P.A..

What is Considered a Catastrophic Injury?

A catastrophic injury refers to a severe injury to the spinal cord, brain, or other parts of the body, resulting in long-term or permanent disabilities and significant impairment of a person's physical or cognitive functions. These injuries typically have life-altering consequences for the individuals affected, often requiring extensive medical treatment, long-term care, and rehabilitation. They can occur suddenly and have a profound impact on the individual's quality of life and their ability to work and engage in daily activities.

There are several types of injuries that are considered catastrophic, including:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): This occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. TBIs can result from a variety of incidents, including falls, car accidents, sports injuries, or violence. Symptoms can range from mild concussions to severe cognitive impairment and may include memory loss, impaired motor function, and changes in personality or behavior.
  • Spinal Cord Injury (SCI): An injury to the spinal cord can cause partial or complete paralysis below the site of the injury. SCI can result from traumatic events such as car accidents, falls, sports injuries, or acts of violence. Depending on the severity and location of the injury, individuals may experience loss of sensation, muscle weakness, or complete loss of movement and function.
  • Amputation: Losing a limb due to injury or surgical removal is a catastrophic event that can have profound physical and psychological effects on an individual. Amputations can occur as a result of accidents, medical conditions such as diabetes or vascular disease, or as a necessary surgical intervention following severe trauma.
  • Severe Burns: Burns that cover a large area of the body or penetrate deep layers of tissue can cause significant damage and complications. Severe burns may result from fires, explosions, chemical exposure, or electrical accidents. In addition to pain and disfigurement, individuals with severe burns may experience impaired mobility, loss of sensation, and increased risk of infection.
  • Severe Orthopedic Injuries: Fractures, dislocations, and other orthopedic injuries that involve multiple bones or joints can be considered catastrophic, particularly if they result in long-term impairment or disability. These injuries often require extensive surgical intervention, rehabilitation, and may lead to chronic pain and reduced mobility.
  • Organ Damage: Traumatic injuries to vital organs such as the heart, lungs, liver, or kidneys can have serious, life-threatening consequences. Damage to these organs can occur as a result of blunt force trauma, penetrating injuries, or medical complications following accidents or surgeries.
  • Vision or Hearing Loss: Catastrophic injuries affecting vision or hearing can significantly impact an individual's independence, communication, and overall quality of life. These injuries may result from traumatic events, exposure to loud noise, or medical conditions such as stroke or brain injury.

How We Can Help

Hiring a lawyer for a catastrophic injury-related personal injury claim can provide numerous benefits to individuals and their families. Here are some of the advantages of working with our firm:

  • Legal Expertise and Experience: At Laneir Law Group, P.A., we have a team of skilled attorneys who specialize in personal injury law, including catastrophic injury cases. Our experience in handling similar cases allows us to navigate the complex legal process effectively and advocate for our clients' rights.
  • Investigation and Evidence Gathering: We understand the importance of gathering evidence to support your claim. Our firm will conduct a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding your injury, gathering crucial evidence such as medical records, witness statements, and accident reports to build a strong case on your behalf.
  • Assessment of Damages: Calculating the full extent of damages in catastrophic injury cases can be challenging. Our attorneys have the knowledge and resources to accurately assess the economic and non-economic losses you have suffered, including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and future care needs.
  • Negotiation with Insurance Companies: Dealing with insurance companies can be intimidating, especially when you are coping with a catastrophic injury. Our firm will handle all communications with the insurance adjusters on your behalf, advocating for fair compensation and protecting your rights throughout the negotiation process.
  • Litigation Representation: In some cases, litigation may be necessary to pursue the compensation you deserve. If a fair settlement cannot be reached through negotiation, our skilled trial attorneys are prepared to take your case to court and fight for justice on your behalf.
  • Access to Resources and Experts: We have access to a network of medical experts, accident reconstruction specialists, and other professionals who can provide valuable testimony to support your claim. These resources can strengthen your case and increase the likelihood of a favorable outcome.
  • Peace of Mind: Dealing with a catastrophic injury is overwhelming enough without having to navigate the legal process alone. By hiring Laneir Law Group, P.A., you can have peace of mind knowing that experienced professionals are handling your case, allowing you to focus on your recovery and well-being.

Our team is committed to helping our clients recover the maximum compensation they are owed. If you are dealing with a catastrophic injury, call our Wilmington catastrophic injury attorney today at (910) 613-6983 to schedule a consultation.

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