A Catastrophic Injury Is A Major Life Event

A victim who sustains severe injuries in an accident can suffer harms that cause him or her, along with his or her family, a lifetime of costly medical expenses, physical therapy costs, lost wages, physical suffering, emotional distress and more. For this reason, if a victim sustains such injuries due to another person's negligent, careless or reckless actions, he or she can pursue monetary compensation by filing a personal injury claim against the at-fault party. Because such cases can be complex, it is wise for injured individuals to seek the help of a top-tier personal injury lawyer.

If you or your family member sustains a catastrophic injury and believe another person should be held liable, call Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation at (408) 292-2434 today. Our San Jose law firm can offer you:

  • A legal team that has recovered millions of dollars for our clients
  • A team backed by more than 100 years of combined experienced
  • A team comprising lawyers who have been selected for inclusion on the Super Lawyers list
  • A team that is dedicated to a client-focused approach

You can fill out a form to schedule a free case evaluation today or call us at (408) 292-2434 to speak with a member of our team.

Various Types Of Injuries Can Have Devastating Effects

Catastrophic injuries are those that result in lasting or permanent impairment, disability or disfigurement, including, but not limited to:

  • Injuries to the brain: An accident that results in brain trauma can have a lasting impact.
  • Burns: Burns stemming from a fire or chemical incident can be painful and costly.
  • Hearing or vision loss: Your hearing and sight are invaluable. Losing such senses can often be life-altering.
  • Injuries to the neck or back: Neck and back problems can make it difficult to work, which may impact your livelihood.
  • Wrongful death: When another party is at fault for the death of your loved one, legal action may be available.
  • Spinal cord injuries: Injuries to the spine can greatly diminish your mobility, while also leading to a lifetime of medical care expenses.
  • Pediatric injuries: An injury suffered during childhood can follow an individual for life.
  • Amputation injuries: In certain cases, an outside party's negligence can lead to the loss of a limb.

Common Causes Of Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic injuries can result from a number of different types of accidents, including the following:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Industrial accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Assaults
  • Surgical errors
  • Workplace accidents

No matter the cause, these types of accidents can be life-changing and, in some cases, require long-term care. You have rights in this situation – let our firm help protect them!

Advocating For The Rights Of The Seriously Injured Since 1966

If you or someone you love was catastrophically injured by a reckless, careless or otherwise negligent individual, we encourage you and your family to reach out to our team of San Jose catastrophic injury lawyers right away. We understand the stresses and anxieties an entire family can face after a serious accident occurs, and that is why we work diligently to get our clients' cases resolved as quickly as possible.

In all catastrophic injury cases, we carefully select and assemble a multidisciplinary team of medical, rehabilitative and life care planning experts, whose experience and credentials match your specific situation. These professionals are not only indispensable to the proof of your damage claims, but they can also be helpful in promoting your physical recovery and in assisting your family adapt to the difficulties of an uncertain prognosis or a permanent disability. Call (408) 292-2434 for more information.

Don't wait to get the help you need. Let our injury attorneys fight for your rights today. We are here for you. Contact our firm today!