Some injuries are so serious that they change a person’s life. A catastrophic injury can result in hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical bills or may even reach into the millions of dollars for lifelong medical care. The injury may cost the victim his or her livelihood, self-esteem, and quality of life and may result in lasting physical pain and suffering. Families of catastrophic injury victims often find that financial devastation comes quickly after an unexpected accident.
If you or a family member has suffered a life-changing injury in an accident caused by someone else’s carelessness, you have rights and should discuss them with a qualified lawyer immediately. At BD&J, PC, our Riverside catastrophic injury attorneys are fierce advocates for the seriously injured. We strive to do whatever it takes to help our clients obtain maximum compensation, bringing them peace of mind that their future needs will be taken care of and a sense of justice in knowing that the person responsible for their injury has been held accountable.
Our firm has represented clients injured in all types of accidents, including:
- Truck Accidents
- Car Accidents
- Workplace Accidents
- Construction Accidents
- Industrial Accidents
- Slip & Fall Accidents
- Accidents Involving Defective Products
What Makes an Injury Catastrophic?
Injuries are considered catastrophic when the injury causes permanent damage that prevents the victim from performing any gainful employment – in other words, the victim is no longer able to support him or herself and his/her family. Catastrophic injuries can affect a person’s mobility and/or may result in cognitive impairments that make it extremely difficult or impossible for them to work in the same capacity they once did. While some catastrophic injury victims may be able to learn new skills that fit their current limitations through expensive career retraining, many more are unable to maintain any new employment at all.
Catastrophic injuries also come with a host of other consequences. Many seriously injured people can no longer enjoy their favorite hobbies, travel, exercise, or care for themselves without help. Because of this, many catastrophic injury victims also suffer from depression and other mental health issues.
Examples of catastrophic injuries include:
- Severe burn injuries
- Brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Loss of eyesight or hearing
- Organ damage
- Multiple bone fractures
- Exposure to toxic chemicals
Your Initial Case Review is FREE
Negligent people who cause accidents should be held accountable for the harm they cause to others. If you are seeking an experienced advocate to represent you after a serious accident, turn to the Riverside personal injury lawyers at BD&J, PC. We have decades of combined experience and have recovered more than $500 million for our clients, including several multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements. Our caring team is standing by to offer you the help you need.
Injured in Riverside? Call BD&J, PC at (951) 398-0084.
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