Catastrophic  Injury

Miami Attorney

A Catastrophic Injury Can Be The Result of Another’s Negligence, Such As:

  1. Automobile Accident

  2. Pedestrian Accident

  3. Premises Liability

  4. Work-related accident, etc.

 

A catastrophic injury will more likely than not have devastating consequences. Typically catastrophic injuries have lifelong implications.

A victim of a catastrophic injury will undoubtedly have special needs that will require the implementation of a life plan. Experts will be utilized to design a life plan to meet the special needs of the victim, which will assure the best quality of life for the victim. The medical care will be very costly and therefore it is important that adequate compensation be recovered to assure the payment of these special needs. Certified Financial Planners will be retained to assist in the formulation of a financial plan that will guarantee the economic resources necessary to meet all foreseeable financial needs of the victim in the future.

How Can a Catastrophic Injury Attorney Help You?

In some cases the victim of a catastrophic injury may not survive the trauma; the victim’s family may then be entitled to bring a wrongful death action.

If you or someone you care about was recently catastrophically injured, it is very important that a thorough investigation of the accident and all facts surrounding it be conducted as soon as possible.

The Perez-Gurri Law Firm has the financial resources to retain all necessary experts. We will handle all aspects of your case. We will explain the law to you and how it affects your case. You should consult with an attorney who can advise you of your rights and the potential value of your damages.

What To Do After a Catastrophic Injury:

Take photographs of what caused the injury

Take photographs of all visible injuries​

Report Accident to the Police

Do not speak to anyone but your attorney

​​Obtain the name and phone number of all witnesses

Obtain immediate medical attention

​​​You should consult with an attorney who can advise you of your rights and the potential value of your damages. Like in other accidents, it is very likely that an insurance company adjuster or investigator will attempt to contact you and obtain your statement before you have had an opportunity to speak with an attorney. It is always recommended that you speak to an attorney before you speak with a representative from an insurance company.

What you may be entitled to receive, including but not limited to:

-Payment of medical bills

-Payment of lost wages

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-Payment of lost services

-Payment for loss of earning capacity

-Payment for physical pain and suffering

-Payment for emotional pain and suffering

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-Payment for property damage