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Los Angeles Catastrophic Injury Lawyer

You do not have to sit back and wait for an insurance company to tell you how they think you should be compensated. If you or a loved one have suffered from a catastrophic injury that was caused by another person, please seek legal assistance from a Los Angeles catastrophic injury lawyer today. At the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg, we are ready to step in and secure the compensation you deserve for all of your injury-related expenses. Let our knowledgeable and experienced team get to work on your behalf.

What does “catastrophic injury” mean?

When we discuss catastrophic injuries, it is important to distinguish them from other injuries. Catastrophic injuries are those that result in permanent impairment to the victim. These injuries often significantly alter a person’s ability to lead the life they are accustomed to. Consider the following injuries:

  • Spine or spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Skull or spinal fractures
  • The loss of a limb
  • Internal organ damage or failure

The medical costs associated with these injuries usually go far beyond the initial emergency medical care they require. In many cases, these injuries require lifelong medical assistance. Catastrophic injury victims often need permanent medical devices in the aftermath of an injury, particularly if the victim is left paralyzed partially or completely.

  • The first-year medical care costs for a spinal cord injury victim ranges from $359,000 to over $1.1 million according to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center.
  • About 30% of catastrophic injury victims are re-hospitalized one or more times a year due to complications from their injuries.
  • Around 185,000 people lose a limb each year in the US.
  • According to the CDC, around there are around 2.53 million traumatic brain injury ER visits a year. Around 800,000 of those occur among children.

However, the costs associated with these injuries are not limited to medical expenses. These injuries have enormous hidden costs. This can include lost wages, travel costs to and from medical specialists, emotional and psychological damages, and more.

Common causes of catastrophic injuries include:

It is time to call us for help

If you or a loved one have been severely injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, please seek legal assistance as soon as possible. You can count on the qualified and experienced team at the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg to be your advocate. We are going to step in and get to the bottom of what happened so we can secure the compensation you deserve. This can include:

  • Your medical expenses related to the incident
  • Lost wages and benefits if you cannot work
  • Loss of future wages or earnings
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Loss of personal enjoyment damages
  • Punitive damages against those responsible

If you need a Los Angeles catastrophic injury attorney, you can contact us by clicking here or calling 310-997-0904 for a free consultation.

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