There are certain injury cases that may seem extremely difficult. The outcome of an accident claim is particularly relevant to the future health and wellbeing of the victim. When a catastrophic injury comes about through a negligent act, such as a spinal cord injury, serious burns, disfiguring injuries, traumatic brain injury, or another type of devastating injury, the individual’s life is permanently altered. The ability to function in life as has been possible prior to the injury is gone, whether at home, work, school, or other activity. In the most tragic cases, the injured person may have lost all or part of their cognitive or physical abilities.
In any serious injury case, it is imperative that a skilled injury lawyer is managing every step of the process. A case of catastrophic injury case could be settled, or may go to civil court, or a higher court in some cases. Pursuing compensation for damages is a matter that requires a full understanding of state law and the types of damages that should be sought. Never accept a settlement offer if you have not had your case reviewed by an attorney. Ensure that the attorney has a great deal of experience and a proven record of success in such cases.
It is important that the injured person has the best possible quality of life, including medical care and treatment, living environment, nursing care, and the financial ability to have access to any new treatments that could be released in the future, and compensation for all current and future economic and non-economic damages. These are extremely important cases, and it is vital that you have a legal professional with great skill representing you or your loved one.
At Gerber Injury Law, we provide legal representation in cases of serious injury. Contact us today to schedule your free consultation.