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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Types of Personal Injury Damages you Can Claim

There are several types of damages one can seek compensation for in a personal injury lawsuit. Because personal injury laws vary from state to state, what you can or cannot claim as damages may differ from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. A good personal injury lawyer can provide you with effective legal representation, and make sure you are well aware of any and all damages you can seek compensation for. General and Special Damages in Personal Injury Cases Payment of hospital bills Out-of-pocket prescription costs Future and past medical expenses Physical and emotional pain and suffering Future pain and suffering Permanent Scars / Disfigurement …

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