Catastrophic Personal Injury

ANY KIND OF ACCIDENT THAT LEADS TO SERIOUS INJURIES CAN SEEM CATASTROPHIC TO JUST ABOUT ALL OF US. BUT A CATASTROPHIC PERSONAL INJURY CAN ALTER YOUR LIFE AND – AND AFFECT YOUR LOVED ONES – INSTANTLY. CATASTROPHIC INJURIES REACH INTO ALL ASPECTS OF LIFE: THEY CAUSE PAIN AND SUFFERING AND SHATTER DREAMS.

IN LEGAL TERMS, “PAIN AND SUFFERING” IS COMPENSATION FOR ANY LOSS OF COMFORT, HAPPINESS AND OPPORTUNITY THAT COULD HAPPEN AS A RESULT OF A SEVERE INJURY.


Lawyers for Justice, PC can’t take away your pain, but we can ease your suffering and strive to provide you and your family with future financial security. Our experienced injury lawyers want you and your family to receive the compensation you are entitled to.

When a brain injury, spinal cord injury, or other severe injury happens, extensive medical treatment, rehabilitative therapy, and other long-term care may become necessary. Anyone going through a catastrophic injury needs to consider that they may never be capable of earning the same income as they did before their accident. If a catastrophic injury happens, you, your partner, or loved one might have to decide whether it makes more financial sense to leave a job in order to be able to provide care at home for the victim—or to hire a home health aide or caretaker. Either way, both are tremendous expenses.

Catastrophic injuries generally include:

– Serious spine injuries resulting in paraplegia or quadriplegia (paralysis)
– Amputation
– Loss of ambulation (the ability to walk or move about)
– Traumatic brain injuries and brain impairment
– Permanent loss of a limb
– Blindness

Common Causes of catastrophic injuries can be the result of:

Automobile accidents, truck accidents and motorcycle accidents, often involving defective auto parts.
– Taxi or rideshare (Uber, Lyft) accident
– Airplane, helicopter, and train crashes
– Bicycle Accidents
– Pedestrian Accidents
– Workplace and construction site accidents
– Birth Injuries
– Burn Injuries
– Defective Drugs

Catastrophic injury victims often require extensive medical attention and rehabilitation procedures. Sadly, substantial care needs can be long-term and can even last a lifetime. The stakes are high and financial recovery must include funding for a lifetime of expected expenses.

Lawyers for Justice, PC knows how to deal with insurance companies and corporations facing potentially high-value injury claims. The insurer or corporation may be motivated to pay victims as little as possible to protect their bottom line and will often dispute liability and the extent of damages.

Because so much depends on your claim being successful, having a lawyer who understands catastrophic injury claims is crucial. The legal representation you choose needs both the experience and resources to handle these cases. An experienced catastrophic injury attorney calculates damages for a catastrophic injury by working with financial experts to determine how much your expenses will be today and for the rest of your life. Included in your financial recovery is the potential for future medical complications that might require additional surgeries or treatments. It’s a lot to think about, and we are here to help you.

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Our injury attorneys want to help reclaim justice for those who have been affected by:

– Brain, birth, spinal cord, head and burn injuries
– Car, motorcycle, trucking, scooter, train, bicycle, bus, pedestrian, helicopter and airplane accidents (including Uber and Lyft accidents)
– Dog attacks
– Wrongful death
– Unsafe pharmaceuticals
– Corporate fraud
– Defective consumer products (especially auto parts)

Victims of catastrophic injury can be temporarily or permanently disabled. But the pain and suffering goes beyond the physical effects. Catastrophic injuries can have devastating effects on jobs, marriages, plans for the future, financial stability and even independence. Even if you have medical insurance, surgeries, hospitalization and other costs can quickly become way out of your control. And of course, victims may not be able to work for months or have jobs waiting when they return — if they can work at all.

We’ll fight for you to help you get the result you deserve. Our catastrophic injury attorneys will give you the compassion and support to move forwards with your life.

Work Injuries

If you’ve been hurt or injured at work, you could be entitled to compensation by filing a work injury lawsuit. On-the-job injuries are often covered by workers compensation plans – these are state-mandated programs that provide recovery for workers who are injured at work under certain conditions. Read Here for more.

Our work compensation lawyers are best placed to put your case forward after an injury or accident in the workplace. We have extensive resources and experience to support you with cases including:

– Repetitive stress injuries (such as carpal tunnel injuries or injuries resulting from repeated lifting, grabbing, etc.)
– Slip and fall injuries
– Vehicle-related injuries
– Lung and breathing injuries
– Toxic substance injuries

What benefits may be included by worker’s compensation?

California will provide for these workers’ compensation benefits:

– Medical bills: if you have medical bills, they will be reimbursed to help you recover from your work-related injuries. However, your choice of doctors might be limited.
– Temporary disability benefits: if your injury prevents you from performing your job normally and you lose wages because of this, you may receive temporary disability benefits. These payments are usually available only after you miss several days of work and often total about two-thirds of your normal wages.
– Permanent disability benefits: if you don’t completely recover from your injuries, you might receive permanent disability benefits based on the nature and extent of your impairment or injury.
– Death benefits: if you die from a work-related injury or illness, your spouse or children may receive death benefits.

If you’ve been injured, call us at (818) JUSTICE or (818) 587-8423 today for a FREE consultation. We are here to help.