More often than not, a catastrophic injury or illness occurs suddenly and without warning. Injuries that are considered catastrophic, due to the enormous impact they have on the lives of the individuals who experience them, including permanent and lifelong disabilities.
Catastrophic injuries can be caused by:
In the event of a severe personal injury, the injured individual and/or a spouse and immediate family members, may be entitled to recover for:
While no dollar amount can adequately compensate for a loss, the legal system is structured to permit monetary recovery where the injured party can prove that another negligently caused his/her harm. The amount of recovery is determined either by a jury at trial, or through a fair settlement made prior to trial, that is based upon jury verdicts in similar cases. All claims that are accepted by the firm are actively researched and aggressively pursued to a conclusion.
If you or a loved one have suffered a severe personal injury, we may be able to help. To contact the catastrophic injury attorneys at Bottar Leone, PLLC, please complete a contact form or call us at (315) 422-3466 or 1-800-336-LAWS (5297).