Catastrophic Injury

A catastrophic injury is one that “permanently prevents an individual from performing any gainful work.”  Catastrophic injuries are sudden events that dramatically change the physical and/or mental capacity of a person.

Types of Catastrophic Injuries

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Severe burns
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Wrongful death
  • Amputations
  • Vision loss
  • Hearing loss
  • Paralysis
  • Broken bones

Causes of Catastrophic Injuries

  • Car Accidents
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Dangerous Products
  • Medical Malpractice