Any injury can be a difficult situation for individuals and their families. Causality related to resulting medical treatments, therapies, medications, and other expenses can put a strain on finances, sometimes even breaking the bank. Missed work, or difficulty getting back to work, not only costs money but can be incredibly stressful. Recovery can be a flow process, and the overall disruption to everyday life may create lasting hardships.
There is a specific injury category however, that is far worse referred to as “catastrophic injury.” These are particular injuries that prevent individuals from performing any gainful work whatsoever. Catastrophic injuries refer to long-term, severe, and often permanent circumstances that can drastically affect a person’s life.
If an injury was caused or even partially caused by the negligent actions of another individual or entity, a personal injury lawyer can assist in your situation. By nature, these types of cases are accompanied with massive financial implications, and most times a successful catastrophic injury lawsuit is the only hope a family can have for obtaining the compensation, and justice that they need to survive.