Examples of Catastrophic Injury

Albuquerque personal injury attorney, Edward Chavez, Jr. protects victims and their families while defending their rights to compensation when catastrophic injuries occur.

Accidents happen unexpectedly and due to a variety of causes. Injuries sustained as a result of even a seemingly minor mishap have the potential to be serious and even life-threatening. In some cases, catastrophic injuries can occur that have a major impact on your life, jeopardizing your health, limiting your mobility, and keeping you from providing for yourself for years into the future. At the Law Offices of Edward Chavez, Jr., we aggressively defend the rights of victims and their family members in these types of cases. The following are some examples of catastrophic injuries and how they frequently occur. 

Accidents Resulting in Catastrophic Personal Injuries

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), close to 40 million people suffer personal injuries each year that are severe enough to require hospital care. While generally referred to as ‘accidents,’ they tend to occur due to the reckless and negligent actions of others involved. These include:

Unfortunately, all of the above can leave victims suffering catastrophic injuries as a result.

Common Types of Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic injuries are those that jeopardize your life, require extensive medical treatments, and cause ongoing physical or cognitive impairments. Examples of catastrophic personal injuries include:

When catastrophic injuries occur due to another’s reckless actions, victims and their family members are entitled to compensation under the New Mexico Statutes. This includes current and future medical expenses, lost wages, and compensation for the pain and suffering caused.

Reach Out to Albuquerque Personal Injury Attorney Ed Chavez, Jr.

Albuquerque personal injury attorney Ed Chavez, Jr. provides compassionate client care and aggressive legal representation for victims and their families when catastrophic injuries occur. Call or contact the Law Offices of Edward Chavez, Jr. and request a consultation today.