Catastrophic Injuries

Permanent Disability or Severe, Life-threatening Injury

2021-02-12Updated: 2022-03-10 Law Office of Robert L. Ward

Catastrophic injuries are those that affect the brain or spinal cord. These injuries normally result in permanent disability or severe, life-threatening injury and lengthy recovery times. If your life has been changed drastically as a result of a catastrophic injury, you need to contact an attorney at our firm to learn more.

Specific Catastrophic Injuries

  • Severing of the spinal cord
  • Severe brain damage
  • Bleeding on the brain
  • Limb amputations
  • Paralysis due to spinal cord damage
  • Spinal cord fractures
  • Skull fractures leading to brain damage
  • Brain damage leading to coma
  • Brain damage leading to vegetative state

Results of Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic injuries often change the victim's life forever. Oftentimes, the victim will require continuous care well into the future, which is part of the reason it is important to sue for compensation.

Some of the results of catastrophic injuries are:

  • Paralysis
  • Continuous medical bills
  • Lengthy recovery
  • Loss of mobility
  • Loss of bodily functions
  • Mental retardation
  • Coma
  • Speech impediments
  • Loss of range of motion
  • Extended hospitalization
  • Surgery
  • Shortened life expectancy
  • Need for life support / assistive machinery

Suing for Catastrophic Injuries

If you have suffered a devastating injury, you need to contact an attorney at the firm. You deserve to seek assistance in your case. With the right attorney, you may be able to achieve a high settlement that covers damages for the loss of enjoyment of life, all past, present, and future medical bills, any lost wages or lost earning potential, and the emotional damages of your accident.

Our team includes a professional attorney with decades of trial experience. Attorney Robert L. Ward will personally represent you in your case, and your situation won't be passed off to a paralegal or an assistant. Call us today to secure representation with a personal injury lawyer in North Texas!