Catastrophic injuries can inflict tremendous physical, emotional and financial harm to victims. People who suffer such injuries may require ongoing medical treatment, long-term nursing care and assistance with the basic tasks of daily life. When you’ve been seriously hurt due to the negligence of another party, you may be able to get compensation for medical bills and other effects stemming from the incident. Since 1986, Hunter Law Firm has aided people who have been catastrophically injured in vehicle accidents and other types of incidents. Our committed attorneys represent clients throughout the Hampton Roads region from our offices in Hampton, Newport News, Gloucester and Chesapeake.
Catastrophic injuries are the most severe of all injuries. They can result in physical and mental disabilities and may be life-threatening. Examples of catastrophic injuries include:
No matter what type of catastrophic injury you or your family member has sustained, our personal injury attorneys can help you understand your legal options if another party was liable for the incident.
Catastrophic injuries happen in a variety of ways and in various settings. Some of the most common causes of these injuries include:
When you have been seriously injured due to negligence, you have the right to pursue compensation to pay for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and other damages. Our Hampton Roads attorneys can counsel you about damages in your case and file the claim for you.
The financial cost of catastrophic injuries can be astronomical. As just one example, traumatic brain injuries cost the United States economy over $76 billion annually in medical expenses and other costs, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. On an individual level, people who suffer catastrophic injuries may require multiple surgeries, extensive rehabilitation, 24-hour in-home or nursing home care, expensive prescription drugs and wheelchairs and other equipment. Victims might lose wages and their earning capacity for the future. Costs may rise into the hundreds of thousands of dollars or more. Once we learn the details of your case, we can advise you about an appropriate demand amount.
At Hunter Law Firm in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, our experienced attorneys advocate for people who have sustained catastrophic injuries in car accidents, in hospital settings, at work and in other ways. To schedule a consultation, call our firm at 757-825-0400 or contact us online.