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Dealing With a Catastrophic Injury As the Result of Another’s Negligence

There are countless scenarios that transpire in a split second that could result in a devastating injury which could permanently affect a person’s life. If you or someone you know has suffered an injury that was caused due to another’s carelessness, speak to a qualified attorney. An attorney with the right experience can help you understand what laws could serve to protect you, guide you through the process of filing a claim, and secure the compensation you need to pay for medical bills, mortgages, rehabilitation, training in a new field, and other needs. All catastrophic injury claims involve strict time limitations. In the event that a negligent party is found, an attorney can help you file a timely claim.

Different Types of Incidents That Could Result In a Catastrophic Injury

While endless types of accidents can result in an injury, the following list highlights a few scenarios and the catastrophic injuries that surround them.

  1. Roadway, Car and Truck Accidents

Road accidents, including cars and trucks are among some of the most devastating incidents and many times result in serious and even grave injuries or death.  If you or someone you know has suffered a roadway-related injury, it is important to seek the advice of a qualified attorney right away.  Your rights and compensation depend on proper action.

Catastrophic Injuries from a roadway incident could involve traumatic brain injuries, back and spine injuries, paralysis, burns, broken bones, blindness, and even death. Road accidents can leave a person with debilitating and permanent impairments and consequences. It is important to acknowledge that some injuries do not appear at the time of the accident but evolve over time. If you have been involved in a roadway incident, speak to an attorney who can assist you and can help you get the treatment you need and proper compensation.

  1. Other Injuries

When a worker suffers an injury at the place of work, the company and or employer will be held liable for the injuries and/or damages sustained.

Among other types of catastrophic accidents, severe head trauma, chemical or open flame burns, explosions, and electrocutions can be devastating.  The injury could also result in death.

These injuries often result in a worker’s inability to return to work for a lengthy amount of time. It could even leave a worker unable to return to work permanently.

Obtain Legal Support

If you or someone you know has sustained a catastrophic injury by the result of another’s negligence, consult a professional and experienced attorney at Heiting & Irwin who can champion your rights.

The attorneys at Heiting and Irwin have extensive experience in the field of catastrophic injury claims. Catastrophic injury claims have strict time limitations; speak to a qualified attorney who has the right experience.

Mr. Serrano has been admitted to practice before California State and Federal Courts. He was named to the Super Lawyers’ 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 Southern California Rising Stars List, an honor awarded to no more than 2.5% of attorneys in Southern California each year. View Attorney Jean-Simon Serrano's Attorney Bio Here.

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