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Mainstage v10 img 1 are all serious injuries considered catastrophic injuries? Not necessarily. In most medical and legal contexts, a catastrophic injury is one that causes a life-threatening situation and/or likely will permanently affect the victim through a new disability or disfigurement.

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Doubling Our Efforts for Life-Changing Injury Cases
People in Monroe already know Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers as the legal team that goes above and beyond their expectations when working on an injury claim. Yet we still are able to rally and double our efforts for catastrophic injury claimants who are living with a life-changing injury. We know that their future happiness and health could depend on our work, so we will do all we can to secure the best possible case result, be it a settlement or an award at the end of litigation.
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What Qualifies as a Catastrophic Injury?

Are all serious injuries considered catastrophic injuries? Not necessarily. In most medical and legal contexts, a catastrophic injury is one that causes a life-threatening situation and/or likely will permanently affect the victim through a new disability or disfigurement.

Common types of catastrophic injuries are:

  • Brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Amputations
  • Severe burns

For example,

a broken arm is clearly painful and debilitating, but it isn’t necessarily a catastrophic injury. There is a chance that a broken arm will heal readily and correctly, not leaving the victim with a long-lasting consequence. But there is also a chance that the arm will heal incorrectly and cause a disability. In such cases, it can be months or longer before it becomes clear that the injury is catastrophic or not.
African american man wearing neck brace listening to doctor at hospital.
Asian lady patient wearing back pain support belt for orthopedic lumbar with walker.

Common Causes of Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic injuries tend to happen in particularly violent accidents, especially those involving motor vehicles.

A few common causes of catastrophic injuries include:

Thanks to our extensive practice experience in Monroe and beyond, our attorneys can handle virtually any catastrophic injury claim, regardless of its cause. Whether you were hit by a drunk driver or injured due to a doctor’s terrible mistakes, you can count on us to help you explore your legal options and sue for the compensation you deserve.

Future Damages in a Catastrophic Injury Case

The value of a catastrophic injury claim is often much higher than that of the average injury claim. The more severe an injury, the more medical care and recovery methods will be needed to help them heal from it, which increases the overall value of the claim.

For most catastrophic injury cases, the cost of future damages adds the most to the value, such as years of rehabilitative therapy or routine in-house care for people who are living with a new disability after an accident. When we work on a client’s catastrophic injury case, we often team up with financial and medical experts to better understand just how costly your future care will likely be. We don’t want to close your case with even a penny of compensation left unclaimed.

Our Counsel Can Prepare You for Anything

You need to be prepared for significant insurance company opposition if you file a catastrophic injury claim. No insurer wants to pay your bills when they could range into six or seven figures. The easiest way to prepare yourself and your case is to work with the Monroe catastrophic injury lawyers of our firm. We’re here to take over and act on your behalf, so you can rest while we manage every facet of your claim or lawsuit.
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