An injury is catastrophic when the sufferer is permanently impaired or disabled. In some cases, a catastrophic injury can shorten a person’s life. Catastrophic injuries can prevent people from working, and can have long-term consequences for the victim’s health and quality-of-life. Not only does a catastrophic injury affect the primary victim, but it can also have a profound impact on their loved ones, who may be required to provide financial, physical and emotional support. Catastrophic injuries involve substantial medical treatment; therefore, it is important that victims are offered the best opportunity to seek compensation.
Catastrophic injuries include, but are not limited to:
- Spinal cord injuries and neurological disorders that result in paralysis, quadriplegia, paraplegia and tetraplegia
- Serious head trauma
- Major brain injuries
- Loss of limbs
- Severe burns
- Multiple bone fractures
- Loss of sight or hearing
We understand the challenges faced by those with catastrophic injuries, and we are committed to offering our clients a personalised and attentive service. Talk to one of our lawyers today to start the process of making a catastrophic injury compensation claim. We will also discuss with you whether you qualify to claim motor vehicle accident compensation, medical negligence compensation, workers compensation, public liability compensation, or another form of personal injury compensation.