Charlotte Catastrophic Injuries Lawyer
Tenacious Representation In & Out of Court
Catastrophic injuries encompass any case involving extensive damage suffered
by a victim. Though some injuries can be overcome through proper therapy
or treatment, many types of catastrophic damage leave the victim permanently
limited in function. If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury,
our firm can help you take action to seek a fair settlement.
At Saffa Law Group, we understand the difficulty you face as a result of
a catastrophic injury. Each of our Charlotte personal injury attorneys
is prepared to do what it takes to help you seek justice after suffering
because of another's negligence. Our extensive experience in trial
cases, as former defense for insurance companies, and as current
personal injury lawyers, gives us a serious advantage as we work to seek favorable compensation
for our clients. With experience in numerous jury trials, our legal team
can be trusted to provide the legal guidance you need.
Types of Catastrophic Injuries
A catastrophic injury can occur at any time. In many cases, this can leave
a person incapable of returning to work. For others, a catastrophic injury
may occur during childhood development and result in permanent disability.
Whether you or a family member has been the victim of negligence, our
attorneys can discuss the details of your case and help you take advantage
of your legal options.
We handle all manner of catastrophic injury cases, including:
- Burn injuries
- Brain damage
- Head or neck trauma
- Birth injuries
Depending on your circumstances, you may be able to seek compensation to
cope with the costs of a debilitating injury. Our legal team can fight
to ensure that you are treated fairly by insurance companies, and we are
prepared to help you claim necessary damages from the parties responsible
for your loss. Years of experience have equipped our Charlotte personal
injury lawyers to help you navigate the most complicated situations.
Dealing with a Birth Injury
Although birth injuries are statistically considered rare, affecting about
7 in every 1,000 infants born yearly in the U.S., it does not seem so
rare to the family of a child suffering from the effects of a birth injury.
We understand there is a great deal of emotional distress and challenges
for families coping with a birth injury, and we want to do all we can
to ease the legal process and help you obtain appropriate compensation.
There are many different types of birth injuries that can occur, such as:
- Brain damage
- Shaken Baby Syndrome
- Fractured bones
- Umbilical strangulation
- Cerebral Palsy
- Birth infections
- Erb's Palsy
- Facial paralysis
- Spinal cord damage
If you or someone you love was injured by the negligence of an OB/GYN or
delivery room staff member, you may have grounds to file a birth injury
lawsuit. Winning compensation can help cover the cost of any injury-related
medical bills you have incurred, as well as future medical expenses having
to do with the injury. You may also be able to recover compensation for
your family's pain and suffering.
Advocacy for Burn Injury Victims
Burns can be excruciating and dangerous injuries. People suffer from burns
daily and they can vary greatly depending on the source. A burn can be
caused by several types of heat or chemicals and can all be damaging.
Burns can be painful, leave scars and sometimes even result in death.
The injury can also cause pain and suffering for months or even years
depending on the severity of the burn. Hold the negligent party responsible
if you have suffered a burn injury in Charlotte or surrounding areas.
Saffa Law Group has experience when it comes to assisting injured victims
in recovering damages and we can help you as well.
There are many sources of heat and products that can cause a burn. Some
of the types of burns include:
- Heat or thermal burns: these are caused by a fire type of heat, steam,
or any type of hot object or liquid.
- Cold temperature burns: these are caused by exposure to cold or wet conditions.
- Electric burns: these are caused when the skin comes in contact with an
- Chemical burns: these are caused when the skin comes in contact with any
type of household or industrial chemical; whether it is liquid or gas.
- Radiation burns: these are caused by the sun or any type of sunlamp.
- Friction burns: these are caused when the skin comes in contact with a
hard surface and is scraped or burned.
Regardless of the type of burn, it is imperative that you seek the proper
treatments to help heal the injury. The treatments may vary depending
on the type of burn and also by the degree of the burn.
Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injuries
Sustaining a direct blow to the head would qualify as traumatic brain injury,
the force of which is severe enough to break through a person's skull,
damaging the soft brain tissue, or to cause the brain to shift inside
Traumatic brain injuries are caused every day by such events as:
- Sports accidents
- Gun shots
- Physical violence
- Blunt force trauma with an object or from a fall
- Car crashes
An acquired brain injury is not hereditary, nor congenital, nor degenerative,
and occurs after birth. Because these injuries occur on a cellular level,
cells throughout the entire brain are affected, instead of affecting just
one particular area in the brain.
Some of the more frequent causes of an acquired brain injury can include
incidences such as:
- Shock from extreme mental or emotional trauma
- Blood loss
- Heart attack
- Impingement of an artery
- Head or neck trauma
- Electric shock or lightening
- Obstructed airway
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