Las Vegas Catastrophic Injury Attorney
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Catastrophic injuries can result in severe, life-altering physical and
emotional damages requiring long-term medical care. These expenses can
quickly add up, placing enormous financial strain on a victim and their
family. You should not have to deal with the financial burden of an accident
that someone else caused and which never should have happened in the first
place. It is essential that you seek qualified legal representation for
assistance pursuing the compensation you are due to cover your losses. The
Las Vegas personal injury attorneys at Shook & Stone are prepared to represent you during this difficult time.
Shook & Stone tenaciously represents injured people in Las Vegas and
throughout Nevada and has recovered more than a half a billion dollars
on behalf of clients. If you are seeking legal guidance after a serious
accident, you can feel confident turning to our team.
Contact us today to speak with an attorney about your potential case.
What are Catastrophic Injuries?
Catastrophic injuries can result from any number of incidents, including
workplace accidents, industrial accidents,
truck accidents, accidents involving
premises liability, and incidents of
medical malpractice. In any case, if the accident was caused by the carelessness of another
person or entity, they victim has the right to pursue monetary compensation
from the responsible party.
Examples of catastrophic injuries include:
- Severe burn injuries
- Back, neck, and spinal cord injuries
- Brain injuries
- Partial or total paralysis
- Organ damage
- Loss of hearing or eyesight
What Types of Compensation are Available in Catastrophic Injury Cases?
If you have been catastrophically injured, you may be eligible to pursue
three different types of compensation: economic damages, non-economic
damages, and punitive damages. Economic damages are awarded to injury
victims in order to cover financial losses suffered as a result of their
accident. Economic damages can include medical bills, costs associated
with rehabilitation or long-term medical care, loss of income, and loss
of ability to earn income in the future. Non-economic damages compensate
for a person’s
pain and suffering and the loss of quality or enjoyment of life. When catastrophic injury
wrongful death, non-economic damages may also include loss of companionship, loss of
emotional and financial support, and more. In cases involving particularly
egregious negligence, punitive damages may be awarded to a victim in order
to punish the responsible party and deter any future misconduct.
Call Today for a Free Personal Injury Consultation
Don’t waste a minute in getting the legal help you need after a serious
accident. Since each catastrophic injury case is different, we encourage
you to schedule a free consultation with a Las Vegas personal injury lawyer
at Shook & Stone to discuss the circumstances of your case. You could
be entitled to substantial compensation!
free case evaluation today. Our compassionate legal advocates are standing by to take your call.