Melissa Catastrophic Injury Lawyer

Most personal injury cases involve an injury from which a person makes a full recovery. While still significant, these cases may have a temporary negative impact on a person’s life and should eventually heal. More serious cases may involve injuries that leave a permanent negative effect on a person’s life. These are catastrophic injuries. A catastrophic injury can be the result of any type of accident or criminal act making the groundwork for a claim no different than any other case.

Contact an experienced attorney to learn more. A Melissa catastrophic injury lawyer could work to hold the responsible parties liable for their actions and to recover the compensation the victim deserves.

Defining a Catastrophic Injury

A catastrophic injury is a term used to identify a sort of injury that may have a permanent effect on a person’s future. It does not matter how the injury occurred or whether it was the result of an accident or criminal act. The only determining factor is the extent of the injuries.

Prominent examples of these injuries include:

  • Blindness or deafness
  • Spinal cord damage
  • Paralysis
  • Brain damage
  • Loss of a limb
  • Third degree burns

Any claim for a catastrophic injury may include extensive medical bills for past treatment but must also account for future expenses and future care needs. Speak with a Melissa catastrophic injury lawyer for more information.

Associated Factors

Since a catastrophic injury focuses on the result of the injury rather than the circumstances that caused it, these injuries can happen at any time and from any event. Therefore, catastrophic injuries are the result of any incident that can cause a minor injury. Some common examples of these incidents include car accidents, pedestrian accidents, motorcycle accidents, assaults, and sexual abuse.

These injuries can be the result of both accidents and intentional actions. When the injuries are accidental, it does not let the at-fault party off the hook. By using the legal concept of negligence, plaintiffs may demand compensation from defendants when their careless actions led to an injury. However, this only applies when the defendant had a duty to care for the plaintiff prior to the accident.

This duty exists in all motor vehicle accidents or whenever a person is a visitor on someone else’s property. The main issue in these cases is what steps the defendant took to protect the plaintiff.

Catastrophic injuries can also result from intentional, criminal activity. In these cases, is likely that the defendant may be facing criminal charges as a result. Potential plaintiffs should remember that no matter the result of the criminal case, the criminal court is powerless to order the defendant to pay the plaintiff any money. To obtain compensation, an individual must pursue a separate civil trial.

Contact a Melissa Catastrophic Injury Lawyer

A catastrophic injury may have a permanent effect on a person’s quality of life and wellbeing for the rest of their lives. As such, any civil case alleging catastrophic injury must be thorough.

A Melissa catastrophic injury lawyer could work with individuals starting from an initial consultation to discuss their goals, develop a plan to meet them, and execute those plans. Whether an injury was the result of an accident due to another’s negligence or was due to a criminal act, people have the right to seek compensation. Let an attorney take the lead in the fight to hold people responsible for their actions. Contact an attorney today.

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nicole haynes
nicole haynes
05:42 16 Mar 20
I seeked the McCraw law group after a bad experience. As lawyers would do they lied to get the case. After my car was... totaled with my kids inside.my car sat in the pound for a month and a half until I took matters into my own hands. I also was told by Vanessa she had too much work to focus on my case. After we waited to move on the adjusters beat I took matters in my own hands. I was told a certain amount by her supervisor but received less but they received the 10k as in the contact plus’s 300.Also in the process we lost our pip after the settlement was received and they declined to commit to pursue my out of state insurance. I would say run !!!!!! Don’t think twice! They’re horrible! I was asked to handle the hospital bills with care! They’re very nice! You need lawyers to handle your case like you wouldn’t. In my case I handled them. I didn’t receive my complete compensation after my children and I suffered so much hardship and pain. They didn’t care. Horrible beside manors but was extremely nice to the adjusters. RUN!!!!read more
Mary Thompson
Mary Thompson
20:51 25 Feb 20
From the very first meeting with the McCraw Law Group we were treated with respect and care. They were so helpful is... trying to speed things up. We all know that when you have a lawsuit against some one there will be problems. This group of lawyers were very attentive and knew how to get what we needed. I will call them again if anything comes up that I need a lawyer.read more
Michael Taylor
Michael Taylor
19:46 12 Feb 20
McCraw Law Group is an exceptional firm and I could not ask for more than what I received with their services. All of... their staff, from the clerks to the attorneys, were extremely helpful and caring and constantly asked me if I needed anything or if I had any questions or concerns. If you need to have someone on your side and trust them to have your best interests in mind, I would place that trust in The McCraw Law Group.Would I recommend them to my friends and family? I would without a doubt.Would I like to have them on the other side of a courtroom and going against them? Absolutely Not.To the staff that handled my case, I greatly appreciate all of your work and the result speaks for itself. Thank you!read more
Justin Hansen
Justin Hansen
12:29 07 Feb 20
The staff at the McCraw law group are second to none. They are intelligent and hard working people that will do their... best to make sure you are set to recover physically, emotionally, and financially from any injury. Thank you so much!!read more
Zane Allen
Zane Allen
04:39 18 Dec 19
I was in an accident in March and had injuries resulting from the crash. Obviously my first call was to a doctor to get... checked out but was told I was going to need physical therapy. My second call was to the McCraw Law Group. They took care of all of the grunt work so that all I had to focus on was getting better. They were very communicative about the process, and better yet, they were incredibly responsive to any emails, calls, and questions. I was very appreciative and thankful for all of their hard work. They are a great group of people to work with when you’re needing the help.read more
Elisa Dean
Elisa Dean
15:38 16 Dec 19
I recommend The Mccraw Law Group to anyone who is hurt in an accident.My experience has been wonderful. They do the... best they can to get the most from the insurance company. My communications have been with Vanessa, Suzanne and Jason.Jason is very special to me. He understood my needs and was very caring and the sweetest attorney I have ever met. He was honest and did everything he could to bring my case to a conclusion.Vanessa and Suzanne are very sweet and are there to help every step of the way.read more
Fernando Salas
Fernando Salas
19:07 10 Dec 19
First time needing a lawyer. Everything went extremely smooth and quick. Mr. McCraw went to my house after my car wreck... and I knew at that point that I was in good hands. Everyone who works there are so nice and will answer any questions or concerns you have. Thank you guys for all of your help.read more
Adelyn Braswell
Adelyn Braswell
17:02 10 Dec 19
When me and my family recently got hit by a drunk driver. They helped us with everything we needed. We had so many... questions and didn’t hesitate to answer. It was our first time with any lawyer so they made everything so easy for us, and got it all done so quick. They did everything in their power to get us all the money we deserved. They were all so friendly and I would recommend them to anyone.read more
Courtney Brooks
Courtney Brooks
16:12 12 Sep 19
I had a wonderful experience from beginning to end with the McCraw Law Group. My case was accepted and I was kept up to... date on how it was proceeding, and when it came to a settlement, we got more than expected. Everyone was very kind, the court proceedings went smoothly and I was extremely satisfied. I will definitely use them again if anything else arises.read more
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