Catastrophic injuries often include spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, multiple bone fractures, organ damage, or amputation. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, there are approximately 17,810 new spinal cord injury cases each year in the United States. Any of these catastrophic injuries can lead to permanent disability or the complete inability to perform any gainful work in life.
If you believe that someone else's negligence was responsible for your catastrophic injury, you may be eligible to receive compensation to help cover your medical expenses and account for any additional pain and suffering. at Jax Litigation Group we are committed to offering experienced legal services and compassionate representation to catastrophic injury victims and their family members.
WHAT INJURIES ARE CONSIDERED CATASTROPHIC INJURIES?
A catastrophic injury includes any severe injury to the brain, spine, spinal cord, or other body parts that can lead to a complete inability of an individual to function for the rest of his or her life. Catastrophic injuries usually have serious, long-lasting effects on the victim. Such injuries can cause long-term, debilitating symptoms to the victim and may require a lengthy recovery process or eventually lead to death. Examples include:
- Head and traumatic brain injuries
- Spine or spinal cord Injuries
- Skull fractures
- Hip injuries/fractured pelvises
- Back injuries
- Knee injuries
- Multiple bone fractures/broken bones
- Severe burns
- Internal organ damage
Loss of sight, hearing, or other senses.