Catastrophic Injury Attorney in Newport Beach
Fighting on Behalf of the Wrongfully Injured
Catastrophic injuries fall under personal injury law, but are unlike other personal injuries due to their severe nature and the lasting effects they have on survivors. At the Law Office of John F. Christl in Newport Beach, our catastrophic injury attorney has over 25 years of experience in the field, so you can count on him to effectively represent you and help you obtain the compensation you are entitled to.
Call our law office today at (949) 245-6708 to request a free and confidential consultation and discuss the details of your case.
What is a Catastrophic Injury?
Catastrophic injuries usually result in permanent damage, such as a mental disability, a physical disability, or deformity.
Some of the most common types of catastrophic injuries include:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Gunshot wounds
- Severe burns
- Amputation injuries
- Loss of sight or hearing
- Severe nerve damage
Basically, any injury that results in a permanent or long-term disability, disfigurement, or paralysis is considered a catastrophic injury. If your catastrophic injury was caused by negligence, you might have a viable catastrophic injury claim on your hands, which is why it is crucial to hire an attorney at this time.
Here are some of the most common causes of catastrophic injuries:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Fall accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Medical errors
- Sporting activities
- Defective drugs and devices
- Construction site accidents
- Truck accidents
These are just a handful of the most common types of accidents that frequently result in catastrophic injuries.
The Costs of a Catastrophic Injury
Since catastrophic injuries are so severe that they typically result in permanent damage, these injuries tend to be more costly, requiring lengthy hospital stays, rehabilitation, and even at-home nursing care.
Here are some of the costs associated with catastrophic injuries:
- Emergency medical expenses
- Continued medical care
- At-home nursing care
- Physical therapy
- Medical equipment
- Lost wages or reduced earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
Contact the Law Office of John F. Christl Today!
Did you sustain a catastrophic injury in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligent actions? You have enough to deal with and should not be burdened by the financial costs of someone else’s mistakes. At the Law Office of John F. Christl, our catastrophic injury attorney will diligently work to build the best possible case on your behalf to help you obtain the compensation you deserve, so you can move past this terrible incident. With more than two decades of experience and a history of success, you can count on our attorney to provide the best possible service.
Call our office today at (949) 245-6708 to schedule a complimentary and confidential case review with our trusted Newport Beach attorney. We provide services for clients in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Riverside, and Orange County.