Catastrophic injuries are life-changing, often requiring long-term medical care and home modifications. Depending on the extent of the damage, a victim may become permanently disabled and unable to fully participate in their chosen career or activities they once enjoyed.
The careless acts of others can cause a lifetime of consequences. At Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman, we have helped numerous victims recover the damages they deserve. If you or a loved one have suffered a devastating and debilitating injury as a result of negligence, seek the counsel of an experienced catastrophic injury attorney today.
Catastrophic injuries are unique and differ from severe wounds. For example, many accidents involving serious injuries take months to recuperate fully. However, catastrophic injuries cause such profound bodily damage that the victim may never fully recover.
The following injures are particularly traumatic to the body and usually result in permanent damage;
According to Social Security Disability Insurance statistics, one out of four 20-year-olds will become disabled before turning 65. If you or a loved one have suffered catastrophic injuries due to the careless acts of another, call Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman today.
In most personal injury claims, pain and suffering and medical costs can be calculated by comparing similarly settled cases. Claims involving catastrophic injuries are far more varied and complex due to;
The exponentially higher financial impact
For instance, if an injury victim becomes paralyzed from the waist down, they will need medical care for the rest of their lives. People with paraplegia suffer from pressure sores, chronic depression, and circulatory disorders. In addition, people with paraplegia will need home modifications and equipment that must be maintained and replaced. Living and medical costs can reach astronomical numbers over a lifetime.
Life-long consequences, including permanent physical and cognitive deficits
In many cases, catastrophic injuries result in the loss of function or senses, impaired reasoning or memory, and limited mobility
Greater medical scrutiny, usually involving complicated medical records and expert medical testimony
The value of catastrophic injury claims is much higher, leading to a greater chance of going to trial. Experts, treating physicians, and records undergo intense examination.
It is imperative to have an experienced attorney by your side. Our Wheeling catastrophic injury lawyers have extensive experience in complex medical matters. Call Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman today.
The most successful catastrophic injury claims are the result of skilled representation and the quality of a firm’s resources. At Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman, we have access to the best medical experts and investigators to support your claim.
Our talented litigators have successfully secured compensation for our clients, including;
Call a Wheeling, WV, catastrophic injury attorney today and discuss what damages you may be entitled to recover. Contact Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman today for a free consultation by clicking here or calling 888-988-9467.