Catastrophic Injuries

Chula Vista Catastrophic Injury Attorneys

What Is a Catastrophic Injury?

According to 42 USC § 3796b,the legal definition of a catastrophic injury is an injury with "direct and proximate consequences" that "permanently prevent an individual from performing any gainful work."

At The Sexton Law Firm, we have extensive experience guiding injured individuals around California to obtain compensation. We are here to protect your family’s best interests and reduce your strain during this difficult time. We prioritize your needs and strive to make things easier for you while you and your family focus on feeling whole again and adjusting to a new reality.

Common Causes of Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic injuries often result from serious accidents such as:

Traumatic and catastrophic injuries can have a huge physical, emotional, and financial impact on you and your loved ones. They can completely change your life. Recovering compensation can help you and your family regain control again, but it is important to have an experienced lawyer supporting you.

Types of Catastrophic Injuries

These accidents can result in debilitating injuries, including:

  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Loss of limbs
  • Severe burns
  • Permanent disabilities
  • Paralysis

The recovery process can be extensive. It often involves many expensive surgeries and therapies, and perhaps even lifelong medical treatment. There is no doubt that you and your family deserve compensation for all the hurt another’s negligent behavior caused you.

What is the Statute of Limitations in California for Catastrophic Injuries?

In the state of California, the statute of limitations for catastrophic injuries is two years from the date of the accident or injury. It’s essential that you contact a catastrophic injury lawyer as soon as possible to get the process started and secure your rights. The sooner your attorney can gather evidence to secure your case, the sooner it can be filed.

Why Hire The Sexton Law Firm?

  • We Listen to Your Story and Create a Strategy to Achieve Your Goals
  • With offices in Chula Vista, Oceanside, and La Mesa, we serve clients throughout all of Southern California
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