Houston Catastrophic Injuries Attorney
Catastrophic injuries are those that are severe in nature, and have long lasting, life altering effects. It falls under the area of personal injury law, but the types of injuries are generally treated differently, and have much larger damages due to theiroften-permanent nature. Often times, victims of catastrophic injuries face years of rehabilitation and continued medical treatment. In some cases, the injury and its consequences may even require lifelong medical assistance and care. When the injures are caused by another party’s fault, wrongful actions or negligence, catastrophic injury claims tend to result in higher compensation; which is meant to cover the high costs that are usually associated with a person’s recovery.
There are many types of catastrophic injuries caused by many incidents. These types of injuries include: loss of a limb or amputation, burns, brain injury, spinal cord injury, organ damage, paralysis, severe factures, neck injuries, eye injuries, internal bleeding, and many more. In terms of causes of catastrophic injuries, there are many. Some of the most common causes of catastrophic injuries are: motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall accidents, construction and industrial accidents, medical malpractice, defective products, sports accidents, and the list continues.
The accident or event leading up to these injures can happen quickly. Often times due to the negligence of other people or parties, there is nothing victims could do to avoid the injury-causing event. Catastrophic injuries are likely to affect the victim’s quality of life and the quality of life of family members for the foreseeable future. Following a tragic and life altering accident, determining who is responsible for the injuries is difficult for the victim and their family. At this time you need an experienced personal injury legal team to help you with the process and find out who is accountable for the accident while you take care of yourself or your family member.
At the Hollingsworth Law Firm, PLLC, we have helped hundreds of victims file their personal injury claim when the injury was caused by an act or omission of another party that has resulted in a catastrophic injury. We understand how difficult it can be to deal with physical and mental recovery while trying to navigate your way through the legal system. The attorney you choose does make a difference. Don’t get hurt twice! Our expert legal team has proven to be dedicated, compassionate, and most importantly, effective fighters for our clients. We have handled thousands of personal injury cases and recovered millions for our clients. We are with you every step of the way.