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Catastrophic Injuries

Tampa Catastrophic Injury Attorney

What is a catastrophic injury?

Catastrophic injuries are defined as severe injuries that usually occur to the brain, head, or spinal cord and require wide-ranging medical attention and long term care. Injuries to these body parts are normally considered catastrophic because these areas of the body are the motor control and cognitive function areas of the body.

When these areas of the body are damaged, an individual may have brain damage affecting his ability to function in society and requiring round the clock care. Or a spinal injury could leave someone a paraplegic or quadriplegic, with the inability to care for themselves without a caregiver.

Types of injuries that can be considered catastrophic include, but are not limited to:

There are other injuries that can also be considered as serious as these, including neurological disorders, loss of eyesight, and numerous fractures. These types of injuries are life-changing for not only the injured, but their families as well.

If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury it is imperative you contact a Tampa personal injury attorney from Smith & Stallworth, Attorneys at Law. You cannot risk your future well-being without a professional and knowledgeable lawyer at your side protecting your rights.

Long Term Effects of Catastrophic Injuries

Most catastrophic injuries will result in lengthy hospital stays, multiple surgeries and medical procedures, difficult and painful rehabilitation and possibly long term care due to becoming disabled. In addition, the injured person is likely not able to work again, losing a lifetime's worth of potential earnings.

The financial burden to catastrophic injury victims and their families can be tremendous. Most cannot possibly face this burden on their own. Because of the seriousness of future consequences to you and your family, having a compassionate and aggressive personal injury lawyer is vital. You will need someone who can determine the cost of your long term care, medical needs, financial losses, in addition to the trauma and suffering from this life changing event.

Smith & Stallworth, Attorneys at Law has obtained substantial settlements for our clients injured in catastrophic injuries. Whether we negotiate or take your case to trial, you can feel confident we will do our utmost to provide you and your family the monetary compensation you deserve.

Have you or a loved one suffered a devastating injury? Contact a Tampa catastrophic injury lawyer from the firm for aggressive and experienced representation.

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