Catastrophic injuries are any injuries that severely impact your life. They might include things like traumatic brain injuries or incomplete or complete spinal cord injuries. Something to remember about these injuries is that they’re so severe that they are also bound to be expensive.
As someone who has suffered a catastrophic injury, you need to be prepared to fight for the compensation you need to care for yourself and adjust to your new disabilities. Whether you’ve lost your arms and legs, been badly burned or have paralysis or brain injuries that you have to learn to live with, the right claim can make things easier for you.
Why is it important to work with a personal injury attorney?
Your personal injury attorney will talk to you about how this injury has impacted you socially, in your personal family life and at work. If you can no longer work, then your attorney will help determine your lost wages for the purposes of filing a claim. Your attorney will also help you seek compensation for medical bills that have accrued and those that may occur in the future.
A good personal injury attorney helps you plan for the future by seeking the funds you’ll need for ongoing medical care, changes to your home and medical devices. With a catastrophic injury, you may need to account for the need for in-home care, nursing home care or other financially draining care.
Our site has more on what you should expect when living with a catastrophic injury. The right claim will make a difference in how you live your life moving forward.