CATASTROPHIC INJURY LAWYERS
If you or a loved one suffered catastrophic injuries from an accident, a defective product, or medical malpractice, you know your life can change in an instant. Severe, permanent injuries can mean long-term medical care needs, loss of earnings, and devastating pain and suffering for the entire family. You deserve justice.
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The catastrophic injury attorneys with the Elite Litigation Group at Bachus & Schanker specialize in helping victims and their loved ones by providing strong legal advocacy and holding the responsible party accountable. We fight for the maximum compensation available, so victims can start to rebuild their lives with the financial support they need.
What IS A CATASTROPHIC INJURY?
A catastrophic injury is a serious injury that results in the victim having permanent damage. Some injuries that are often considered to be catastrophic include:
- Quadriplegia, paraplegia, paralysis
- Broken bones, including back, skull, legs and hips
- Spinal cord injury
- Internal organ damage
- Burn injury
- Traumatic brain injury, concussion
- Disfiguration and scars
- Permanent disability
Individuals who sustain these types of life-changing injuries often have limited mobility or cognitive limitations, which may last for months or even years. These injuries can result in extensive medical and rehabilitation expenses and substantial loss of earnings, including financial losses related to the injured person’s future ability to earn money. In many cases, the injured person is not the only one incurring financial loss as caring for an injured loved one often requires working spouses, partners or other family members to miss substantial time from their own jobs as they devote significant time to caring for the injured person.
HOW DO YOU PROVE A CATASTROPHIC INJURY CLAIM?
Proving a catastrophic injury claim can be complex for many reasons. It involves:
- Determining fault for the catastrophic injury
- Conducting a thorough investigation
- Collecting the necessary evidence
- Building a strong case
Our skilled catastrophic injury lawyers with Elite Litigation Group handle these types of cases daily and know how to advocate for you. We will handle everything on your behalf, including collecting witness statements, site investigations, and taking your case to court to ensure you get the full value for your claim.
WHAT UNIQUE NEEDS MUST BE CONSIDERED IN A CATASTROPHIC INJURY CASE?
Catastrophic injury cases involve much more than a simple personal injury claim. Whether you’ve been in a car accident, truck accident, or other serious accident, you must factor in the unique needs and life care planning that come with these types of severe injuries, including:
- Future medical expenses
- Rehabilitation services (physical, occupational, speech, vocational therapies)
- Modifications for home accessibility
- Modifications for work and transportation
- Assistive or prosthetic devices
- Full-time, long-term care
Traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, medical malpractice injuries, and other catastrophic injuries are debilitating and affect a victim’s life forever. These long-term care needs must be considered when making a claim for compensation. Elite Litigation Group ensures victims and their families can start again with the compensation they need and deserve.
WHAT DAMAGES ARE RECOVERABLE IN A CATASTROPHIC INJURY LAWSUIT?
It is important to note that every case is different and the damages available in each case can vary. However, we understand that you may have questions and we can help you find the answers. As a plaintiff in Colorado, you may be eligible to recover economic and non-economic damages:
- Retail value of past medical bills
- Retail value of future medical expenses
- Retail value of Rehabilitation costs
- Medical equipment
- Home modification / accommodation costs
- Pre-tax value of past wage loss
- Pre-tax value of future lost wages
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Mental anguish
- Physical impairment
Should you have any questions or even if you are not sure if you or your family member may have a catastrophic injury case, we encourage you to contact our Elite Litigation Group today to talk to one of our team members about what happened and about your options.
KNOWING WHO TO CONTACT CAN BE AN IMPORTANT STEP IN THE RECOVERY PROCESS
If you or someone in your family has been seriously injured, then you have experienced first-hand how much a person’s life can be changed in the blink of an eye or an instant of time. When something terrible and unexpected like this happens, the seriously injured person and their families are suddenly thrust into a world of chaos and uncertainty that just days or even hours ago seemed unimaginable. As you try to regain some level of control in the midst of all the uncertainty, you might be wondering or asking yourself, “What do we do now?” or “What’s next for us?”.
THE CATASTROPHIC INJURY ATTORNEYS WITH THE ELITE LITIGATION GROUP AT BACHUS & SCHANKER FIGHT TO HELP VICTIMS OBTAIN THE MAXIMUM COMPENSATION AVAILABLE.
Our catastrophic injury litigation team is available to help when you’re looking for answers. We are more than just personal injury attorneys; our Elite Litigation Group at Bachus & Schanker only handle catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases to help victims, and their families nationwide pursue justice. We understand this is a difficult time, and you deserve to be heard. Don’t let insurance companies intimidate you to give up or accept less than your claim is worth. Our specialty group will support and fight for you. Schedule a free consultation with our law firm to learn more. Our team of lawyers is dedicated to helping and guiding those who have suffered a catastrophic injury every step of the way.
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Kyle is a member of the Colorado and Florida Bar associations and has served on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association for more than twenty years in total. Over the years, Kyle has achieved justice for many clients. He has served on numerous committees and repeatedly won recognition from his peers at both the state and national level. He is proud of the role he has played in the passage of state and national legislation to protect consumers and is a frequent speaker and guest lecturer.