Catastrophic Injuries in Texas | What to Know

Our firm recognizes the severe physical, emotional, and financial burdens that can ensue from a catastrophic injury. If you or a loved one is in this unfortunate situation, give our legal team a call today to speak with our Houston personal injury attorneys.

What is a catastrophic injury?

In the event that an individual sustains a catastrophic injury in an accident, their life can do a 180 in just a flash. This is because these injuries can be long-term or permanent. Examples of catastrophic accidents that are seen in the state of Texas can include the following:

  • Burn injuries
  • Brain injuries
  • Scarring and disfigurement
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Acoustic injuries

If you would like to learn more about catastrophic injuries in Texas, it is in your best interest to give us a call today to get started. Our legal team is on your side.

Why would I be awarded compensation?

If an individual has sustained a catastrophic injury, individuals typically face separate financial burdens. Because of this, it is likely for them to recover significant financial compensation as coverage for the damages incurred because of the accident. Compensation may be presented in the event of the following instances:

  • Medical attention like surgery, rehabilitation, or the use of a medical device/medication for life may be needed after sustaining a catastrophic injury. Compensation can be provided for these costs.
  • There are many circumstances in which injuries keep people unable of returning to work for a period of time. In these circumstances, compensation may be supplied for lost wages.
  • Oftentimes, victims of accidents suffer both physically and emotionally. Compensation can be supplied to cover both these damages.

How can I recover compensation?

Negligence claims are authorized based on the belief that all people are owed some kind of responsibility to others. The duty that is owed can differ relying on the individual’s role. For instance, property owners must take care of their grounds while drivers must follow the rules of the road. This is to evade accidents induced by negligence. If a party fails to fulfill this duty and an accident occurs, the injured party can hold them accountable for negligence.

When seeking legal action, the injured party is required to show that the other party was negligent, thus immediately causing their injuries. This can be possible with evidence such as medical documentation of the injuries, pictures, videos, witness testimonies, and more. If the injured party successfully demonstrates their claim, they may recover compensation as coverage for their damages.


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