If your loved one has been injured in a life-threatening SUV rollover, a tractor-trailer collision, a worksite amputation, or motorcycle crash, he or she may suffer with a catastrophic injury. Catastrophic injuries are usually quite painful and may result in permanent physical or cognitive disabilities. This type of injury has the potential to affect one or more body systems — such as the nervous system or respiratory system in a spinal cord or brain injury. Catastrophic Injuries can often reduce a person’s life expectancy. In short, a catastrophic injury is life changing.
Catastrophic injuries resulting in the loss of body function, or body systems include:
Life-saving emergency response and stabilization are often needed before transferring a catastrophic injury victim to a hospital. Some patients require transport by helicopter to a trauma center that offers a higher level of care.
A whole team of specialists may be utilized to treat an accident victim who has catastrophic injuries, including emergency physicians, anesthesiologists, neurosurgeons, plastic surgeons, orthopedic specialists, ICU staff, radiologists and therapists.
Medical expenses for emergency care, medical treatment, rehabilitation or long-term therapy can be astronomical.
The Birmingham injury attorneys at Wininger Law Firm, LLC, have the understanding and empathy needed to vigorously pursue a proper settlement to cover your present, long-term or ongoing medical needs, including compensation for:
If a you or a family member has suffered life-threatening or catastrophic injuries in a car, truck, ATV or motorcycle accident, the Birmingham personal injury lawyers at Wininger Law Firm, LLC, are ready to assist you with the many questions you may have regarding compensation for your accident related medical bills, lost wages and other damages. Call 205.322.3663 to schedule a free comprehensive and confidential accident or injury consultation.