Yes, filing and pursuing a catastrophic injury case is different from other kinds of personal injury cases. First, the impact on the victim’s life is more severe and involves much higher damages. This is due to the serious and on-going nature of such injuries and the necessary medical and recovery care.
Second, verdicts are generally higher in catastrophic injury cases. Higher compensation for medical, emotional and property injury and damages is necessary for a speedy recovery. Furthermore, catastrophic injuries often result in lifelong complications requiring lifelong compensation.
Other Serious Personal Injury FAQs:
- Are catastrophic injury cases different than personal injury lawsuits?
- How does a victim of a catastrophic injury deal with insurance companies?
- How long does it take to get results in a catastrophic injury cases?
- I don’t have a lot of money and work at a low paying job. How can I possibly afford to hire a personal injury lawyer?
- What are catastrophic injuries?
- What are special and general damages?
- What kinds of accidents cause catastrophic injuries?