A catastrophic injury generally means an injury that has a life altering outcomes, such as those causing severe head or neck trauma, or becoming permanently disabled in some way.
Catastrophic injuries hardly ever affect only one victim. We have seen the damages that a serious injury can have on entire families. Because there will be immediate medical concerns that must be addressed, many families find themselves wondering how they can make ends meet just to help pay for the medical expenses to keep their loved ones alive in the event of a catastrophic injury.
If you or a loved one were involved in a vehicle accident or any accident that caused catastrophic injuries, never underestimate the power of an early investigation and help from a trusted attorney. Especially in cases involving catastrophic or life-threatening injuries, securing evidence early on in a case can be absolutely pivotal. At The Voorhies Law Firm, our New Orleans personal injury lawyers have the professional resources, expert contacts, and professional network necessary to conduct a thorough and meticulous investigation of any claim.
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Spinal Cord Injuries: The spinal cord is composed of delicate nerve structures that run throughout the body. The nerves that run through the spinal cord serve as the communications conduit that controls muscular and tissue function. When the spinal cord is damaged, the resulting injuries can include paralysis, neuromuscular failure, and complete loss of motor functions.
Back and Neck Injuries
: Anatomically speaking, the back and neck are made of fragile bones, muscles, and tissues that essentially help you maintain a straight posture, stay erect while standing, and act as the powerhouse where all movement originates. Damages to the back or neck can result in pain and decreased range of motion. In severe cases, however, back and neck injuries can result in traumatic paralysis.
Brain Injuries and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI): When the brain becomes compacted within the skull, or collides with the wall of the skull, swelling or bleeding may occur. Depending on the resulting trauma, brain injuries can be among the most fatal catastrophic injuries. Many times, surviving victims of TBI will experience severe emotional and psychological changes, including depression, anxiety and stress.
: Paralysis can occur from after a serious injury to the head, neck, or spinal cord of a victim. Paralysis injuries can require extensive treatment and therapy, causing those who have been injured to deal with large medical bills. Our New Orleans personal injury lawyers have experience handling paralysis cases and attaining compensation for these types of injuries.
When you or a love one is a victim of a catastrophic injury do to the fault of another party, you need help. Often the more serious the injury, the more expensive your medical bills become. You cannot afford to to trust your case to a lawyer who is not dedicated to your cause. You need a trusted personal injury attorney fighting every step of the way to get justice.