Most catastrophic and severe personal injury or wrongful death cases are a result of hospital malpractice, serious car or motorcycle accidents, traumatic brain injury cases, pedestrian and bicycle accidents, defective prescription drugs and product liability cases.
Catastrophic accidents are usually sudden, produce severe injuries and are life altering. Usually, a catastrophic injury affects the head, brain, spinal cord, neck or limbs and results in serious injuries. Lengthy rehabilitation or hospitalization may be required. These injuries are life changing in the sense that it permanently affects one's way of life and that of surrounding family members. Permanent disabilities will be present. Monetary implications include inability to work or earn any meaningful income causing undue financial hardship.
Besides the catastrophic injuries sustained, the body's central nervous system may also affected. This in turn causes sensation issues, loss of cognitive abilities, loss of movement, difficulties breathing, blood circulation problems, gastrointestinal system disruptions and other issues. Long term consequences are major.
Catastrophic damages may never heal and often take away brain and motor functions abilities. Enjoyment of life is severely impacted.
Due to the seriousness of catastrophic injuries, special attention must be placed in accounting for a lifetime of future needs including medical expenses, special equipment, therapies, medications, supplies, transportation, special housing arrangements and care, lost earnings, pain and suffering and other damages.
Common causes of catastrophic injuries include:
- Airplane Crashes
- Amusement & Theme Park Accidents
- ATV Accidents
- Auto or Car Crashes
- Bicycle Accidents
- Birth Trauma
- Boating, Jet Ski & Personal Watercraft Incidents
- Bus, Shuttle, Taxi & Mass Transit Accidents
- Construction Accidents
- Cruise Ship Accidents
- Defective Prescription Drugs or Over the Counter Drugs
- Defective Products
- Drunk Driver & DUI Accidents
- Electrocution Accidents
- Helicopter Crashes
- Maritime and Admiralty Incidents
- Hospital Malpractice
- Motor Scooter, Razer, Moped & Vespa Crashes
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Products Liability
- Semi-Truck and Truck Crashes
You can reach Miami Personal Injury Lawyer J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo by dialing his direct number at (786) 272-5841, calling the main office at (305) 461-1095, or Toll Free at 1 (866) 71-CLAIM or email Attorney Gonzalez-Sirgo directly at [email protected].