When Injuries Are Catastrophic
If you suffer a catastrophic injury, your lifestyle is likely to be permanently altered. You may need personal care for the rest of your life. Catastrophic injuries often result in paralysis or the inability to speak normally, write or bathe yourself. Your ability to have children may be permanently lost.
Examples of catastrophic injuries caused by motor vehicle crashes and other accidents include:
- Severe burns causing disfiguration
- Acquired blindness
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- Paralysis resulting from a spinal cord injury
Person who suffered catastrophic injuries may need compensation for their loss of earning potential, past medical bills, present medical bills, future medical bills, pain and suffering, loss of the enjoyment of life and the inability to participate in daily activities. They may also need expensive durable medical equipment and other accommodations, such as a wheelchair, lift and home remodeling.
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