What are Catastrophic Injuries?

Catastrophic injuries can be physical, mental, and/or emotional in nature, and have an enormous effect on your life. They often require extensive and sometimes long-term medical treatment. These injuries usually have a permanent effect on the life of the person injured; however, some people affected with these injuries have a great recovery. There are other catastrophic injuries that cause long-lasting disability, substantial pain and suffering, and too often a shortening of the injured person’s life. Spinal Cord Injuries Brain Injuries Severe Burn Injuries When someone sustains a severe injury to the spinal cord, the person generally faces a disabled life …

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