Types of Catastrophic Injuries
At Burg Simpson, our catastrophic injury attorneys in Wyoming are currently accepting new clients who have suffered any of the following:
Traumatic Brain Injury
A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is usually caused by a violent jolt or blow to the head. Symptoms can vary widely from nausea and loss of balance to slurred speech and loss of consciousness.
Burns are categorized into first-, second-, and third-degree. Each degree reflects the extent of damage to the skin and underlying tissue.
This catastrophic injury involving paralysis of the lower limbs is normally caused by trauma to the spine.
It is common for someone who has suffered a spinal cord injury such as in an auto accident or through an act of violence to have quadriplegia. This refers to paralysis from the neck down.
A catastrophic injury is an injury that can have prohibitively expensive long-term consequences. The medical costs for treating a catastrophic injury can, for example, be as much as $1 million in the first year alone and upwards of $100,000 every year thereafter.
The catastrophic injury attorneys in Wyoming at Burg Simpson excel at recovering the following types of compensation for their clients:
This category encompasses all medical services that someone who has sustained a catastrophic injury might require. It includes doctor examinations, ER treatment, ambulance fees, prescription medication, physical therapy – and the like.
A sudden drop of income is typical among those who suffer a catastrophic injury. While some simply take an extended leave of absence from work, others choose to leave the workforce entirely. Lost income and loss of future earning capacity are recoverable damages in a catastrophic injury lawsuit. Working with catastrophic injury attorneys in Wyoming can help you receive the fair compensation you deserve due to lost income.
Pain and Suffering
Living with a catastrophic injury can exact a terrible toll on the victim’s life in terms of physical pain and emotional suffering. Damages for pain and suffering are designed to compensate for aches, activity limitations, depression, scarring, and the possible shortening of one’s life.
Schedule a Free Case Evaluation With Our Wyoming Catastrophic Injury Attorneys Today
No one who has suffered a serious spine or brain injury should represent themselves or accept a settlement offer without having consulted legal counsel. Only catastrophic injury attorneys in Wyoming such as those at Burg Simpson are truly qualified to handle lawsuits of this complexity. It is worth repeating that the financial fallout of suffering a catastrophic injury goes well beyond the immediate medical treatment costs to include long-term care, job loss, and other losses that can be permanent in nature.
If you’d like to speak with one of the catastrophic injury attorneys in Wyoming at Burg Simpson regarding your legal options in the wake of a serious accident, then why not schedule a free case evaluation? To do so, you can either submit a free case evaluation or call us at 307-527-7891.