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Catastrophic Injury

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Catastrophic Injury

  • An injury is typically classified as “catastrophic” when it happens suddenly and without warning and leaves the victim with life-changing impacts and long-term consequences.

    • Based on the definition used by the American Medical Association, a catastrophic injury is a severe injury to the spine, spinal cord, or brain, and may also include skull or spinal fractures. Many people think of paraplegia and quadriplegia as common catastrophic injuries, but those are just a few of many different types of catastrophic injury. Losses of sight or hearing are also catastrophic injuries. Birth injuries can be catastrophic. By their very nature, catastrophic injuries often happen swiftly and without prior warning. One minute your life is fine, and the next, it’s upside down. Everything has changed, and you don’t know what your next move is. Listed below are just a few different types of catastrophic injury.

​​Different Types of Catastrophic Injury

  • Birth Injury

  • Amputation

  • Spinal cord injury

  • Loss of hearing or sight

  • Eye injury

  • Facial injury

  • Nerve damage

  • Paralysis

  • Brain injury

  • Neurological damage

  • Crush injury

Castro Legal Group can help you determine how much compensation you need to cover the lifelong expenses and damages involved with your catastrophic injury. Castro Legal Group will fight aggressively to secure the maximum available recovery for your claim. Don’t trust the rest of your life to just anybody.