Catastrophic injuries include any type of injury that seriously harms the victim and causes long-term or lifelong injury or disability. Catastrophic injuries are commonly caused by negligent accidents, and victims may be entitled to compensation for their suffering and losses. These injuries typically require expensive and lengthy medical care, missed wages during recovery, and the need for long-term treatment. If you or a loved one sustained a catastrophic injury because of another party’s recklessness or carelessness, a Nebraska injury lawyer from our firm can help you seek a proper settlement.
TYPES OF CATASTROPHIC INJURIES
Catastrophic injuries are caused by a variety of negligent accidents in Nebraska, such as car accidents, trucking accidents, defective products, ranch accidents, and railroad accidents. Common catastrophic injuries include:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Broken bones
- Severe scarring
- Amputation injuries
- Neck and back injuries
- Permanent loss of vision or hearing
RECOVERING COMPENSATION FOR INJURIES AND LOSSES
Catastrophic injuries are particularly devastating, and the losses caused by these injuries are typically extensive and long-lasting. If you sustained a catastrophic injury in Nebraska, our team at The Robert Pahlke Law Group can help you seek the financial settlement you need and deserve. If you were harmed by the negligence of another party, they could be held liable for your physical, emotional, and financial losses.
Some of the damages you may be able to recover through a personal injury claim or lawsuit include:
- Cost of medical treatment
- Future necessary medical care
- Medication costs
- Surgery expenses
- Cost of medical equipment
- Lost wages
- Loss of earning capacity
- Loss of physical abilities or capabilities
- Continuous pain and suffering
We can evaluate the circumstances that led to the accident to determine liability and assess the extent of your injuries to create a comprehensive claim or lawsuit. We understand the widespread implications of suffering catastrophic injuries in negligent accidents, and believe you deserve full compensation. We encourage you to contact our firm or schedule an initial consultation to learn about your legal options.
To learn more about your rights as the victim of a catastrophic injury, call The Robert Pahlke Law Group at 308-633-4444.