Whether at work or in your car, if someone else’s actions or inactions result in catastrophic injuries, you may be able to sue them for damages in a court of law. Serious injuries can have lifelong impact, resulting in high expenses combined with lowered earnings capacity. This is a crippling combination and is a good reason to seek financial recompense.
When involved in such a situation, the first thing you should do is speak with an experienced Houston lawyer who specializes in catastrophic injury cases. They can help you document the details while it is still fresh in your mind, protect the evidence and inform you of your options.
WHAT DO WE MEAN BY “CATASTROPHIC PERSONAL INJURY CASES”
This is an incident caused by another party, resulting in significant physical damage that is likely to have a negative long-term, possibly permanent, impact on your life. For example:
- Head Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Loss of a limb
- Anything that leaves you maimed
No matter the cause, such cases are inevitably complicated and emotionally overwhelming. Seeking the services of a qualified attorney, like John K. Zaid & Associates, is the single best what to seek compensation, as well as peace of mind.
WHAT KIND OF DAMAGES CAN BE INVOLVED?
When people are injured, the damages extend far beyond physical impairments. Often, the very fabric of their life has been torn asunder, resulting in:
- High medical expenses, now and for years to come
- Loss of income due to missed work
- Loss of income producing capacity
- Physical pain and suffering
- Psychological and emotional pain and suffering
Since many of these injuries are not physical, making a case frequently involves providing expert opinions that can paint a picture of these losses and make them real in the eyes of the jury. This is where a qualified personal injury attorney, specializing in catastrophic injuries, can assist. If you are a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury as a result of someone else’s negligence, please contact the law firm of John K. Zaid & Associates today.