Catastrophic injuries are injuries that have the potential to destroy a person’s financial, emotional, or physical well-being. If you have suffered a catastrophic injury, and it’s due to the negligence or misconduct of someone else, you may be entitled to receive compensation for it. This can help you recover the costs of medical bills, loss of income, and more. However before you file your claim, you’ll need to build a pretty good case in order to get the most compensation possible. So, how do you do it?
The first thing you’ll need to do is get treatment for any injuries or wounds. This should be done even before you get a lawyer, because putting treatment off can further worsen your injuries. Be sure that you keep records of everything you receive at the hospital including any bills, reports, test results, and even the admission bracelet, as it can prove the date and time of admittance to the hospital. All of these documents can be used in court as proof of your injuries, and even that someone else’s negligence or misconduct caused them.
Once you’ve received initial treatment, it’s important that you call an experienced Dallas personal injury attorney. They’ll be able to help you through the next step, which is performing a complete and thorough investigation of what exactly happened, and the events leading up to your catastrophic injury. This will include visiting the scene, determining the actual cause of the injury and whether or not someone else was responsible, and locating evidence that backs up those claims. This investigation could also include speaking to witnesses, taking photographs, reviewing police and accident reports, and more. All of this will be collected for your claim and in the end, will help build a very strong case.
Catastrophic injuries are just that – catastrophic. They typically impact the quality of life to the point where a person’s entire lifestyle needs to be adjusted, and the injuries can last a lifetime. In order to get the most amount of compensation available for your injuries, you’ll need to build the best claim possible, and the Dallas personal injury lawyers here at Crowe Arnold & Majors, LLP can help you do that. Call us today at (214) 231-0555 for a free consultation. This is one fight you don’t have to fight alone.