Catastrophic Injuries Attorney in Contra Costa County

Serving Clients Throughout the Bay Area Who Have Suffered Serious Injury

Catastrophic injuries in Contra Costa County can occur in many forms and can have great emotional, physical, and financial costs. If you or a loved one have suffered a serious injury caused by another’s negligence,  it may lead to years of pain and suffering, medical treatments, and financial loss. Perhaps for a lifetime. That is why it is essential to speak with an experienced catastrophic injury lawyer who can help you recover the compensation you will need and deserve.

Don't wait to speak with an attorney regarding your serious injury. There are time limits for recovery. Our work is contingency-based. You pay nothing unless we recover damages for you. (510) 384-8668 or fill out our online form today.

At the Furstenthal Law Office, in Contra Costa County, our personal injury attorney represents accident victims who have been seriously injured or whose family have been killed in boating accidents, industrial accidents, auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, construction accidents, among others. Some of the catastrophic injuries suffered by our clients include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries – This type of injury often causes permanent mental and physical disabilities, and has a lasting impact on the individual and their loved ones. The most common cause of brain injuries are from car accidents.
  • Broken bones – When multiple bones are broken in the same accident, this can have a long-term impact on quality of life. It can even lead to lifetime loss or reduction of mobility and strength.
  • Spinal cord injuries – Serious or catastrophic injury to the spinal cord can often result in paralysis, impacting the victim for a lifetime.
  • Severe burn injuries – When a significant amount of and individual’s body is severely burned, it can be considered catastrophic, and have a lifelong impact on the victim.
  • Amputations – When an accident victim suffers the loss of a limb, their entire life might be altered. There are often high medical expenses related to treatment and equipment needed. The loss of a job is also common, as the victim may never be able to perform their primary job function.
  • Paralysis – Surgery, hospital visits, rehabilitation costs add up, and are on-going because it might be necessary for life-care assistance.
  • Among others

What Are the Causes of Catastrophic Injuries?

Catastrophic injuries can occur in all types of accidents, however, car accidents are the most common causes of sever injury. The Northern California Bay Area freeways are always busy with traffic, and drivers are not always following safety rules or laws. Some of the most serious injuries occur from head-on collisions, rollovers, from distracted drivers (texting, cell phone) or drunk drivers. Whether you or a loved one have suffered a severe injury from a car crash, work accident, or other reason, you have legal options available to make sure you protect your rights and get the compensation you need and deserve.

What is Injury Compensation Based On?

Catastrophic injuries often alter the lives of the victim and their loved ones for a lifetime. When a victim suffers a catastrophic injury, from which they will not fully recover, they have the right to pursue financial compensation for their losses, which may include:

  • Medical bills – current and future
  • Mental anguish
  • Loss of wages – future and current
  • Physical pain and suffering
  • Rehabilitation costs
  • Permanent disability coverage
  • Loss of enjoyment of life

Contact an Experienced Bay Area Attorney Today

If you or a loved one have suffered a serious or catastrophic injury from an accident that was not your fault, contact the Furstenthal Law Office to speak with a personal injury attorney today before talking to an insurance representative. Call us at (510) 384-8668 or fill out our online form. We serve clients throughout the Bay Area, including Contra Costa County, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Concord, Lafayette, and surrounding communities in Northern California.

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