A Skilled Catastrophic Injury Lawyer will Fight for Your Just Compensation

If medical malpractice or another type of negligence caused you or someone you love to suffer a catastrophic injury, our skilled legal team is here to help. Catastrophic injuries can have serious, lifelong consequences for the victim and his or her family. In addition to the irreparable damage the victim has suffered, they may also face a lifetime of medical expenses. An experienced catastrophic injury lawyer at Wagar, Richard, Kutcher, Tygier, & Luminais, LLP, in Metairie, LA, will fight for your right to compensation, not only for your pain and suffering, but also for your future medical expenses, and more. Contact our law firm today to discuss your case in detail with a member of our team.

What is a Catastrophic Injury?

A catastrophic injury is a sudden and severe injury that results in a permanent disability and prevents you from obtaining any sort of gainful employment. Catastrophic injuries are often caused by the negligence or intentional misconduct of another party, or by a defective product. Catastrophic injuries can occur in many ways including from a medical professional’s care or from the use of a defective product, such as an unsafe kitchen appliance or motor vehicle. Some common types include: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Brain injuries
  • Amputations
  • Vision loss
  • Burn injuries

Consequences of a Catastrophic Injury

Catastrophic injuries have a significant impact not only on the victim’s life, but also on the lives of his or her family. Such a severe injury is likely to result in extended hospital stays, multiple surgeries, and extensive rehabilitation, in addition to long-term in-home or facilitated care. A victim of a catastrophic injury may also require expensive medical equipment, which only adds to the financial burden of medical expenses. Medical bills can become overwhelming for the family, as the victim is rendered unable to work. In addition to the economic hardships, the victim may also experience a significant loss in his or her quality of life, and family members may feel they have lost companionship.

Holding the Negligent Party Accountable

After a catastrophic injury occurs due to negligence, misconduct, or defective product, it is important to work with an experienced attorney who will fight to ensure the responsible party is held accountable. After a thorough investigation, if we determine you have a claim, we will build a strong and compelling case against the defendant. We will aggressively pursue damages to compensate you for the repercussions you have suffered as a result of your injury. Damages may include compensation for: 

  • Past, present, and future medical expenses associated with your injury.
  • Economic hardship, including loss of income. 
  • Pain and suffering, including any physical or emotional pain or distress.
  • Compromised quality of life, which may encompass loss of companionship. 

With our skilled attorneys on your side, you can feel confident about your case and the potential outcome. We will fight to ensure you receive compensation that will help support you and your family, now and in the future.

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