Hackensack Catastrophic Injury Lawyer
Catastrophic Injury in Hackensack
Catastrophic injuries are often life-changing events with long-lasting effects for victims and their families. If you or a loved one were the victim of a catastrophic injury, the attorneys at The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C., are qualified and respected catastrophic injury attorneys. We want to make sure you get the maximum compensation you and your loved ones deserve.
At The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C., our Hackensack catastrophic injury lawyers recognize the financial, physical, and emotional toll these types of injuries can have. That is why we offer our clients:
- Compassionate guidance throughout the legal process.
- Skilled legal representation.
- Vast resources for building a strong case on their behalf.
Contact our law firm and we can handle every aspect of catastrophic personal injury claims. Our attorneys offers free initial consultations so that victims can learn more about preserving their legal rights and gaining compensation for the catastrophic injuries suffered.
What Can a Catastrophic Injury Attorney Do for You?
Due to the seriousness of a catastrophic injury, it is important to speak with an experienced Hackensack catastrophic injury attorney. The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C., understands the complexities of dealing with a life-changing personal injury. That is why we use our resources to:
- Determine liability and build a strong case on your behalf
- Obtain all necessary medical paperwork
- Compile witness statements
- Negotiate with insurance companies
- Investigate potentially liable parties
- Hire any needed expert witnesses
Our Hackensack personal injury lawyers are prepared to pursue the avenues of compensation and take your case to trial if needed. Call us at The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C., to discuss your legal options towards recovering compensation.
What is a Catastrophic Injury?
A catastrophic injury is an injury that is so serious that it leaves the victim with some kind of permanent damage. There are three types of catastrophic injuries: physical injuries, spinal cord injuries, and cognitive injuries.
Physical catastrophic injuries include:
- Limb amputation
- Burn injuries
- Severe bone fractures
- Permanent organ damage
- Other permanent damage to orthopedic function or body tissue
Spinal cord catastrophic injuries are injuries that exclusively affect the spinal cord, creating permanent mobility issues for survivors such as partial or full paralysis.
Cognitive catastrophic injuries are among the most costly for accident victims, of any catastrophic injuries, both emotionally and financially. Cognitive injuries are due to brain damage. A cognitive injury can take away the ability to work, speak, or form new memories. Serious injuries such as these have lifelong consequences and require extensive medical care, a Hackensack catastrophic injury lawyer can help you hold the responsible parties accountable for their action and recover compensation to cover for your damages.
Accidents Resulting in Catastrophic Injuries
Catastrophic injuries arise from any number of personal injury accidents, including, but not limited to the following:
- Dog bites
- Car accidents
- Construction accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Bus accidents
- Nursing home negligence
- Pedestrian accidents
- Truck accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Premises liability
Compensation for Catastrophic Injury
Costs of a catastrophic injury are not limited to medical expenses. There are economic and non-economic damages that affect a victim’s job, family, and way of life. In some instances, catastrophic injuries end in wrongful deaths. Financial recovery is available for these types of damages.
Economic damages are compensation for costs with specific dollar amounts. Economic damages for catastrophic injuries may include:
- Medical bills for past and future accident-related expenses
- Lost wages
- Medical devices
- Long-term care
- Lost earning capacity
Noneconomic damages are harder to fix a dollar amount on but are for items such as:
- Pain and suffering
- Mental and emotional trauma
- Loss of normal life
Contact a Hackensack Catastrophic Injury Attorney
If your catastrophic injury was caused by the recklessness, negligence or medical malpractice of another person, contact our Hackensack catastrophic injury attorneys. Catastrophic injuries have large financial implications, and can have lifelong repercussions, our attorneys fight for fair financial compensation. Our lawyers bring 90+ years of combined personal injury experience and legal advice to your case. Never discuss a settlement without first speaking with an attorney about your case. To contact our experienced legal team for a free consultation, call (201) 928-0300 or submit our free online contact form. Our law firm is proud to serve accident victims in Hackensack, Bergen County and the entire state of New Jersey.