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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.

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What are Catastrophic Injuries?

Catastrophic injuries can result from any number of incidents, including workplace accidents, industrial accidents, car 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
  • Amputations
  • 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 results in 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!

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