Connecticut Catastrophic Injury Lawyer
Understanding Catastrophic Injury Cases
Catastrophic injuries take many forms; essentially, any debilitating injury can be classified as catastrophic. These injuries are always severe and very often change the lives of both victims and their loved ones.
If you or someone you love suffered a catastrophic injury, reach out to our team at Carter Mario Law Firm for legal assistance. You could be entitled to file a personal injury claim against an at-fault person or party and seek compensation for your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and other damages. We understand the challenges you are facing, and we are ready to advocate for you.
Call (203) 876-2711 or contact us online to request a free consultation with one of our Connecticut catastrophic injury lawyers today.
What Is a Catastrophic Injury?
As mentioned above, a catastrophic injury is any severe, debilitating injury that affects the victim’s ability to return to his or her normal, pre-injury life.
Common examples of catastrophic injuries include:
- Broken bones/fractures
- Internal organ damage
- Soft tissue damage
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
The short- and long-term effects of these types of injuries are immense, often costing victims and their families hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars in medical bills and lost income over time.
What Compensation Is Available for Victims of Catastrophic Injuries?
As in any other type of personal injury case, victims of catastrophic accidents can seek financial compensation from liable parties. The purpose of this is twofold: to hold negligent parties accountable and to compensate victims for their economic and non-economic losses.
At Carter Mario Law Firm, we understand the unique challenges catastrophic injury victims face. Unlike less serious injuries, your injuries are not going to heal on their own. They may never heal completely. You may be left with a new disability and must learn how to manage this as you move forward in your life. Our goal is to help you recover all of the compensation you are owed so that you can access the critical care you need.
Carter Mario Law Firm can help you seek compensation for your damages, which may include the following:
- Ambulance fees
- Emergency room/hospital fees
- Surgeries and other treatments
- Cognitive/physical rehabilitation therapy
- In-home care services
- Lost income, wages, and employment benefits
- Future lost earnings
- Lost earning capacity (disability)
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress/trauma
- Counseling services
- Lost quality of life
In some circumstances, our Connecticut catastrophic injury lawyers may also be able to seek punitive damages on your behalf. Punitive damages are available when a defendant is found to have acted with egregious or willful disregard for human life. Punitive damages are relatively rare; recovering such damages is dependent on the exact nature of your case.
How Do Catastrophic Injuries Happen?
Catastrophic injuries most commonly result from traumatic accidents and events, including acts of violence. When others are careless, reckless, or act unlawfully, innocent people can be severely hurt.
At Carter Mario Law Firm, we represent clients in all types of catastrophic injury claims, including those involving:
- Car accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Distracted driving
- Dog bites
- Drunk driving
- Motorcycle accidents
- Negligent security
- Pedestrian accidents
- Product liability
- Slip and falls
- Train accidents
- Truck accidents
In our 30+ years in practice, we have successfully secured over $1 billion on behalf of our clients. Our attorneys employ an aggressive, collaborative approach while also providing the attentive support, personalized guidance, and reliable responsiveness you need.
Get Started with a Free Consultation
If you have suffered a catastrophic injury, you are likely facing serious challenges in your recovery. But you do not have to go through this alone. Carter Mario Law Firm is here to answer your questions, address your concerns, and provide the trusted legal representation you deserve.
The first step in your recovery starts with contacting our team. We provide free initial consultations and can travel to meet you at your home or in the hospital if needed. We also offer legal services in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, and there are absolutely no attorneys’ fees unless we are successful in your case. If we don’t recover compensation, you don’t pay!