Some injuries are more serious than others. By law, a catastrophic injury is one that has a long-term or permanent effect on the victim. It is an injury that takes away the ability to attain gainful employment. Catastrophic injuries can cause a lifetime of pain, suffering, medical bills and lost wages. At Drake Law Firm, we give life-altering injuries the attention they deserve. We fight hard on behalf of clients to secure the compensation they need to move forward physically, emotionally and financially. Discuss your injury claim in more detail for free today. Call (205) 970-0800.
Why Choose Drake Law Firm?
- We bring years of knowledge, a thorough investigation of the facts and a clear presentation of evidence to each case.
- We have used our years of experience in personal injury law to recover $100 million on behalf of our clients.
- We have a positive reputation in the Shoals Area, as well as the highest possible AV rating in a peer-review process.
- We represent Shoals catastrophic injury clients on a contingency fee basis. You will only pay us out of the award we win, and only if we win.
The Importance of Hiring an Attorney
Catastrophic injuries can cost significantly more than minor injuries over the course of the victim’s life. Unfortunately, insurance companies often do not evaluate catastrophic injuries fairly. They may try to get claimants to settle for less than their lifelong injuries are worth. Hiring an attorney prevents this from happening. Your lawyer can advocate for you during settlement negotiations, proving the true costs of your injury and its serious impacts on your life. Your lawyer can argue for maximum compensation when you need it the most.
Examples of Catastrophic Injuries
Catastrophic injuries can arise in many different incidents, including car crashes, falls, work accidents, violent assaults and medical malpractice. A catastrophic injury could be physical or cognitive. It could be any injury that has a substantial or permanent effect on the victim.
- Severe bone fractures
- Brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Permanent scarring or disfigurement
- Loss of limb
- Loss of an important bodily function
- Internal organ damage
If you think you or a loved one has a catastrophic injury in Shoals, speak to an attorney at Drake Law Firm during a free consultation. Catastrophic injury claims are not like other cases. They require special knowledge and practice area experience. Our attorneys are prepared to negotiate all types of catastrophic injury claims in Alabama, including head and back injuries.
Compensation for Catastrophic Injuries
Pursuing a claim with help from an attorney for a catastrophic injury could allow you to obtain compensation for your significant economic and noneconomic damages. Our personal injury lawyers can review your case to determine all the ways in which your catastrophic injury will impact your life. Then, we can go to work to fight for fair compensation on your behalf.
- Lifelong medical expenses
- Around-the-clock or full-time care
- Disability accommodations
- Lost past wages
- Lost future capacity to earn
- Physical pain and suffering
- Emotional injuries
- Lost quality or enjoyment of life
- Loss of consortium
- Funeral and burial costs
Although every case is unique (and past results do not guarantee future successes), our attorneys have won multiple settlements and verdicts valued at over $1 million for past clients. We can take catastrophic injury cases to court in Alabama if we believe that it is necessary to obtain fair compensation.
Contact a Shoals Catastrophic Injury Lawyer
Contact an attorney as soon as you can after the diagnosis of a serious, long-term or permanent personal injury in Florence, Muscle Shoals, Tuscumbia or Sheffield. The Shoals Area catastrophic injury lawyers at Drake Law Firm can review your case and explain your rights for free. We may be able to help you secure fair compensation for your life-changing injuries. Contact us online or speak to a lawyer directly at (205) 970-0800.