Traumatic Injuries

Traumatic Injuries

Traumatic injuries can not only include serious physical injuries; for example, to the brain, resulting in physical and debilitating disabilities, but also psychological injuries can be devastating, as well, and can arise as a result of witnessing a loved one be seriously injured or killed in an accident, or as a result of being the victim who is directly hurt in the accident, for example, being paralyzed as the result of an auto accident.

Because traumatic injuries can come in many forms and sometimes do not appear right away after an accident, it can be difficult for insurance companies to take them seriously. Still, these injuries can often prevent you from going back to work, and as a result, could place your family in harm’s way.

Working with an experienced personal injury attorney in any potential claim or lawsuit can help ensure that justice is done and you receive what you need to get back on the road to recovery. Contact our California personal injury attorneys today to schedule a free consultation and find out more.

Catastrophic Injuries

Some of the most common traumatic injuries that we see affect our clients as a result of accidents include:

  • Amputations
  • Brain injuries
  • Burn injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Seizures

Psychological Injuries

Following a traumatic event, a victim may experience a number of issues, including but not limited to:

  • Anger or irritability
  • Anxiety
  • Confusion
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Fatigue
  • Guilt
  • Headaches
  • Insomnia
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Sadness/depression
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Memory problems

The Most Common Causes

As attorneys who practice in helping families recover for personal injuries and wrongful death in connection with misconduct or negligence of another party, some of the most common incidents that we see give rise to traumatic injury claims include the following:

  • Auto accidents – including those involving cars, trucks, pedestrians, and motorcycles; acts of reckless driving; injuries can include spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries
  • Violence
  • Falls
  • Sports Injuries
  • Explosive blasts (on construction work sites, for example)

Find Out More About Compensation: Contact Our California Traumatic Injury Attorneys

In California, those who have been harmed in a traumatic injury claim can recover both economic (direct losses, such as medical expenses, lost income) and non-economic (for example, loss of companionship) damages. Working with an experienced personal injury attorney in any potential claim or lawsuit can help ensure that justice is done and you receive what you need to get back on the road to recovery.

Contact our California personal injury attorneys today to schedule a free consultation and find out more. We also assist families with any wrongful death claims they wish to bring, and pride ourselves on working with individuals and families one-on-one.