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Tampa Personal Injury Blogs from November, 2013

Types of Catastrophic Injuries


Any type of injury can be tragic and have serious consequences on the injured victim. In order to be considered a catastrophic injury; however, the resulting injuries of the accident need to be long-lasting or even permanent. The term catastrophic refers to the severe impact that the injury has on the life of the injured victim. There are three outcomes of an accident that can make an injury catastrophic; fatality, permanent functional disability or severe head or neck trauma. If you have been the victim of a catastrophic injury in Tampa, a personal injury lawyer from our firm can help you file a claim and pursue damages.

Some examples of catastrophic injuries that hold serious consequences on the victim include:

  • Brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Limb amputations
  • Serious burn injuries
  • Multiple fractures
  • All types of Paralysis
  • Organ damage
  • Hearing loss
  • Vision loss

These injuries are often permanent and the victim with be suffering for the rest of their life. Others may last for years and cause a diminished quality of life for the victim. If you have suffered from a catastrophic injury you need to seek medical attention right away. You also need to team up with a skilled personal injury lawyer who can take on the legal matters of your case. While you focus on recovering and adjusting to the injury you have suffered, we can help in pursuing the compensation that you deserve. These cases have the potential for significant monetary compensation due to the long-term suffering and the severity of the injury. Let Mandelbaum Trichler Law Center, P.A assist you in holding the party at fault responsible for what happened. Contact us now to set up your free initial consultation. Our firm does not charge you any fee unless we have success in recovering compensation in your case.

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