While any kind of injury can be painful, certain kinds of injuries can lead to greater physical, emotional and financial hardships for accident victims. These are often defined as catastrophic injuries.
To obtain compensation for a catastrophic injury, you would need to determine who was legally at fault for the accident or incident that led to you being harmed. While it may seem simple enough, these cases can be quite complicated. This is why it is important to seek legal representation as soon as you can.
Our licensed lawyers further explain when an injury is considered catastrophic, proving liability, and the possible damages available if a case is won. We welcome the opportunity to review your situation to determine whether you are eligible for compensation in a free legal consultation with zero obligations.
A catastrophic injury can be defined in many different ways. It can often involve an injury that causes:
Some of the most common examples of catastrophic injuries sustained by accident victims include:
A catastrophic injury could also lead to permanent impairment, paralysis or other life-threatening disabilities that need extensive, life-term medical care and treatment that could be quite costly.
Catastrophic injuries can happen for many reasons, but most are due to negligence. Accidents or incidents where these injuries commonly happen may include, but are not limited to:
Proving liability for a catastrophic injury means showing that another person’s negligence resulted in you being injured. This can be accomplished by establishing the following:
If you have a viable case, a Maryland personal injury attorney from our firm is prepared help gather the evidence needed. This could include medical records and doctor’s notes to help prove who is at fault and how his or her negligent actions has resulted in a catastrophic injury that has changed your daily life.
The extent of an injury, medical treatment required, and anticipated recovery time are all significant factors involved when assessing the value of a case. Generally, victims of catastrophic injuries in Maryland may be able to recover more compensation than in other personal injury cases, such as:
If you have sustained a catastrophic injury, reach out to our lawyers at The Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl for legal help today. An initial consultation with us will allow you the opportunity to learn about your potential legal options and allow us to answer any questions you may have. Our services are provided at no up front cost to you. We only receive payment if we help you obtain compensation.
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