Catastrophic Injuries in Florida | Your Legal Options

Catastrophic Injuries in Florida | Your Legal Options

If you or a loved one is facing the consequences of a catastrophic injury, it is in your best interest to consider your legal options. Our firm is equipped with the knowledge and experience required to ensure you obtain the compensation you need to move forward. Give us a call today to speak with one of our Orlando, Florida personal injury attorneys.

What is a catastrophic injury?

An injury is commonly classified as “catastrophic” when it happens unexpectedly and leaves the victim with life-changing consequences and long-term effects. Even though most individuals typically look at spinal cord injuries involving paralysis as the most common type of catastrophic injury, there are a number of different types of catastrophic injuries and many possible causes.

What are instances of these injuries?

Several different kinds of injuries can be categorized as catastrophic, including the following:

  • Birth Injury
  • Amputation
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Loss of hearing or sight
  • Eye injury
  • Facial injury
  • Nerve damage
  • Paralysis
  • Brain injury
  • Neurological damage
  • Crush injury

The reasons for a number of catastrophic injuries are also apparently endless. Oftentimes, car accidents can result in extreme catastrophic injuries. Particularly, collisions with semi-trucks and big rigs can be quite devastating. Boating, backyard trampoline, and workplace accidents can also generate catastrophic injuries. If you are interested in learning more about these accidents and how they happen, continue reading.

How do catastrophic injuries occur?

There are numerous ways that catastrophic injuries can occur. Our firm has represented clients who have been involved in the following:

  • Sports accidents
  • On-the-job accidents
  • Boating accidents
  • Car accidents
  • Trucking accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Trampoline accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Fires and explosions
  • Defective products
  • Medical malpractice
  • Horseback riding accidents
  • Falls from heights
  • Violent crime
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Jet ski accidents

Can I pursue legal action for catastrophic injuries?

Catastrophic injuries are not easy to recover from, because there is usually little to no improvement. Most of the time, victims and their families have to live with the consequences of a catastrophic injury, 24/7 for the rest of their lives. When somebody else’s negligence, carelessness, or willful misconduct contributes to another person’s catastrophic injury, it is time to talk with a qualified lawyer. At the Florida Personal Injury Law Team, our legal team is dedicated to ensuring that you receive the compensation you need to move on.

Our skilled team can help you choose how much compensation you need to protect the lifelong expenses and damages related to your catastrophic injury. Our legal team has the knowledge and experience needed to assure that you receive the justice you need to move forward.

Contact our experienced Orlando firm

If you or someone you know was injured in an accident and wishes to schedule a consultation, please do not hesitate to contact Attorney Schmitt of the Florida Personal Injury Law Team today.

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