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Catastrophic
Injury Lawyer

If you were involved in an accident or incident that resulted in a severe injury or permanent disability, a catastrophic injury lawyer at the Ben Dominguez Law Firm can help you pursue compensation from the liable party and help you recover the fair settlement you’re owed for your ongoing medical bills, pain and suffering, and other damages. Our legal team knows how to build a strong case that will help you recover maximum compensation for your losses.

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How Can a Catastrophic
Injury Attorney Help?

A catastrophic injury is often life-altering and can have a major impact on many aspects of the injured party’s life, preventing them from working, or enjoying the activities they once loved, and causing severe pain and suffering. Catastrophic injuries can result in significant financial, physical, and emotional hardships. 

After an accident, if you were severely injured, a catastrophic injury attorney at the Ben Dominguez Law Firm can help you recover the compensation you need to heal and move on with your life.

Our attorneys can also help by:

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Our goal is to make the process as low-stress as possible. We will handle every aspect of your claim, so you can focus on your recovery.

What is a Catastrophic Injury?

Catastrophic injuries often require ongoing medical treatment, multiple surgeries, and rehabilitation, and can have an impact on every aspect of the injured party’s life. 
Catastrophic injuries include the following characteristics:

Permanent or long-term impact

Loss of functionality

Steep medical costs

Psychological and emotional impact

Need for ongoing care

Loss of independence

What Are Examples of Catastrophic Injuries?

Examples of catastrophic injuries include:

01

Traumatic Brain Injuries

TBIs can be severe and may result in cognitive impairments, memory loss, personality changes, and other significant neurological deficits.

02

Spinal Cord Injuries

Injuries to the spinal cord that can lead to paralysis , loss of sensation, and other motor and sensory impairments.

03

Loss of Limb

The loss of a limb, often due to traumatic accidents or severe injuries.

04

Burns

Extensive burns that cause damage to skin, muscles, and other tissues, and may result in disfigurement, loss of mobility, and long-term medical complications.

05

Fractures

Complex fractures to bones, such as the pelvis, femur, or skull can require extensive surgical interventions.

06

Organ Damage

Trauma resulting in severe damage or loss of function in internal organs, such as the heart, lungs, liver, or kidneys.

07

Crush Injuries

An injury caused by forceful compression of the body can result in damage to the muscles, nerves, and blood vessels.

08

Orthopedic Injuries

Injuries to the musculoskeletal system, including fractures, dislocations, and damage to joints.

09

Eye Injuries

Injuries causing significant damage to the eyes can lead to vision impairment or blindness.

10

Soft Tissue Injuries

Damage to soft tissues, including muscles, ligaments, and tendons may result in chronic pain, and loss of function.

11

Internal Bleeding

Trauma leading to significant internal bleeding may require emergency medical intervention.

12

Respiratory Injuries

Injuries affecting the respiratory system, such as lung contusions or damage to the airways can result in breathing difficulties and long-term respiratory complications.

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Jose A

Sarah was amazing! I never had to step foot in an office, calls were few, but very precise, informative and momentous in the process. The entire Dominguez team was outstanding, and made my injury claim so stress free. Words cannot describe how grateful I am for them.

Sandra G

"Estoy muy agradecida por un servicio super profesional y de excelencia, es un equipo de trabajo muy servicial. Quiero reconocer al licenciado Fernando Basilio, por su trabajo de respeto y cortesía ante todo lo relacionado a mi caso. Definitivamente la firma de abogados Ben Dominguez, es "Excelencia y profesionalismo en su trabajo". Gracias!"

Brittany F

"This was my first accident ever and with that it was a 5 car pile up. I was scared and had no idea what to do. I called Ben's office to get me some help when the insurance was trying to say they didn't know who was at fault and I had to pay out of pocket."

Bill G

"I am very pleased with Ben Dominguez Law Firm for how they handled my case. I would recommend this Law Firm to anyone that is in need of a Law Firm. Everything was handled in a timely normal manner and I was pleased with the outcome."

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What Are Common Causes of Catastrophic Injuries?

Catastrophic injuries often occur as a result of a severe accident. Common causes of catastrophic injuries include:
Auto accidents
Auto accidents can cause catastrophic injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord damage, loss of limb, and other types of life-changing injuries.
Falls
Falls from heights, such as roofs or ladders, can result in catastrophic injuries, including spinal cord injuries.
Work accidents
Construction accidents can result in severe injuries, including loss of limb, chemical burns, crush injuries, and head injuries.
Medical malpractice
Errors in anesthesia, surgery, or other types of medical treatment can result in severe infections, brain injuries, nerve damage, and more.
Defective products
Defective products, including brakes, tires, machinery, vehicles, and medical devices, can cause catastrophic injuries if they fail or malfunction.
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Catastrophic injuries often require extensive medical treatment, rehabilitation, and ongoing care. The accident victim may face physical and emotional challenges, and their lives may be permanently changed. Meeting with an accident attorney at the Ben Dominguez Law Firm can increase your chances of recovering compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.

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What Types of Ongoing Medical Treatment is Often Required for Severe Injuries?

Catastrophic injuries often require ongoing medical care. The specific treatment required depends on the severity of the injury. 

Common types of ongoing medical care required for catastrophic injuries include:

What Types of Damages Am I Entitled to?

The types of economic and non-economic damages you’re entitled to after an accident that results in a catastrophic injury will depend on the specific details of your case. 

Damages you may include:

And more.

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What Should I Do Following
An Injury Accident?

If you suffered a catastrophic injury, the following steps can help strengthen your claim and protect your rights:

Seek Immediate Medical Treatment

Medical care following an accident is crucial. Some types of catastrophic injuries, such as TBIs, may not present symptoms for several hours. Seek medical treatment as soon as possible following an accident to protect your health and your claim.

Gather Evidence

If possible, take photos of the accident scene, your injuries, and any property damage. You should also keep a copy of your medical records and medical bills.

Notify You Insurance Company

If you were involved in a motor vehicle collision, you must notify your insurance company. Do not admit fault and do not accept any settlement offers.

Contact An Attorney

Speak with a catastrophic injury lawyer as soon as possible. An attorney can advise you on the best course of action to take and can handle all interactions with the insurance company or defense attorney.

Contact Us Today!

If you were involved in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another and sustained a catastrophic injury, the catastrophic injury lawyers at the Ben Dominguez Law Firm are here to help.

Let our legal team handle every aspect of your case, so you can focus on what matters most, your health and moving on with your life. Contact us today to learn more. 

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