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Some accidents are so dangerous they lead to life-altering injuries that may require a long recovery, or that may never fully heal. The physical toll from these injuries is considerable, but the emotional toll on the victim and his or her family can also be significant.
Although recovering compensation does not change what happened, it can help families obtain the medical treatment that is needed and provide a level of financial security. At Phillips Law Group, our trusted legal team has recovered millions in compensation for those who suffered catastrophic injuries. This includes a $7.65 million settlement for a victim of a traumatic brain injury and $3.1 million for a car accident victim with a broken neck. We have been fighting for the rights of injury victims for more than 27 years.
Discussing your claim with a licensed Yuma catastrophic injury lawyer is an important step to take. The consultation with an attorney from Phillips Law Group is free of charge and comes with no obligation to take legal action. There is no upfront cost to you if we take on your case. We only get paid when we win on your behalf.
Call us today for a free consultation. Ph: 1-800-706-3000 .
How Do I Know if I Have a Case?
Most catastrophic injury cases require the victim to prove his or her injuries were the result of another party’s negligence.
The legal theory of negligence includes four elements your attorney must establish to be able to seek compensation for an injury:
- Duty of care ”“ There must have been a legal obligation for the at-fault party to act with care to prevent others from suffering an injury.
- Breach of duty of care ”“ If the duty of care was not upheld, the at-fault party may be held accountable for the injuries or losses that resulted. While a breach of duty of care is often breached by a party’s actions, sometimes the duty is breached by a failure to act.
- Linking the injury with the duty of care ”“ It must be proven that the injury would not have occurred had the defendant upheld the duty of care.
- Injury damages ”“ Your lawyer must also prove your injuries resulted in physical, financial or emotional damages.
It is difficult to determine if you may have a case without talking to a trusted Yuma catastrophic injury attorney about the details of your injury.
Types of Compensation for Catastrophic Injuries
Lost income and medical bills due to a catastrophic injury can create a stressful financial situation for you and your family. This is why it is so important to discuss the situation with an attorney because compensation may be available.
This could include compensation for the cost of:
- Past medical bills
- Future medical bills
- Costs of medication
- Permanent disability
- Cost of hiring a caregiver
- Wages lost due to injury
- Lost earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of quality of life
- Rehabilitation expenses
- Physical therapy expenses
- Property damage
The compensation available and the amount depend on the specifics of your accident. You can discuss this in detail with one of our Yuma catastrophic injury attorneys in a free legal consultation.
We have answers to your legal questions. Call Phillips Law Group: 1-800-706-3000 .
What Are Some Common Causes of Catastrophic Injuries?
Life-changing injuries occur in many different situations and locations, including roads, construction sites and businesses. Some of the most common reasons for catastrophic injuries include:
- Automobile accidents (cars, trucks, motorcycles)
- Falling from scaffolding
- Heavy machinery accidents
- Surgical errors
- Nursing home neglect
- Dog bites
- Slip and fall accidents, particularly on slippery surfaces
What Types of Injuries Are Considered “Catastrophic”?
Any injury that permanently disables a person or causes a severe decline in quality of life can be considered catastrophic. This can include:
- Brain damage
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
- Spinal cord damage
- Third-degree burns
- Loss of hearing
- Blindness due to injury
After these injuries, seeking legal representation can be an important step, as the aftermath of these injuries can be very difficult to manage.
Contact a Yuma Catastrophic Injury Attorney Today
At Phillips Law Group, we have recovered more than $1 billion in injury compensation on behalf of our clients and we are ready to assist with your catastrophic injury claim. We have an entire team of experienced professionals led by our award-winning, founding partner Jeffrey Phillips, who is a member of the National Brain Injury Trial Lawyers ”“ Top 25.
Your initial consultation with us is free and there are no upfront fees for having us represent you. We only get paid if we win your case on your behalf.
Call now for your no-cost evaluation. 1-800-706-3000 .
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