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A catastrophic injury attorney can help when you need it most. In the wake of a catastrophic injury, you’re liable to feel hurt, confused and lonely. There is help. You aren’t alone. Your loved ones will be there for you. There are people who rely on you who can help you now. Beyond that, you have so many concerns, many of which you probably haven’t had to worry about before. This is where an attorney can come in so handy. They can give you one less thing to worry about.
Typically, the legal definition of catastrophic injuries is injuries that are perhttps://abkarianlaw.com/catastrophic-injuries/manent or last for a very long period of time. Some injuries that start as minor injuries can eventually develop into catastrophic injuries. If you have any concern that you’ve suffered a catastrophic injury, the first thing to do is to make sure that you’re as OK as you can be. Then, call 911. Once you’ve been secured and spoken to your loved ones, the next step is to contact an attorney.
There are many different kinds of injuries that can be classified as “catastrophic.” For example, organ damage that’s serious, or traumatic brain injuries would qualify as catastrophic. Any injury that results in partial or even full paralysis, or causes the loss of limbs or the necessity of amputation is rightly known as catastrophic. Catastrophic injuries also include any kind of trauma to the spinal cord, or head, brain and neck. Disfigurement can be catastrophic or even compound and multiple bone fractures. Should you suffer any of these, contact a catastrophic injury attorney thusly.
A catastrophic injury leads to a changing reality. As you’ll almost assuredly have a diminished capacity for work, the wages you’ve lost will have to be made up. An attorney who deals with catastrophic injury casees can help with this. The lawyers at Abkarian & Associates can help with the lost wages in the interim. Then, after winning you benefits and the like, those can help go towards the wages you have lost over the course of your injury.
In the wake of a catastrophic injury, the last thing anyone wants to have to think about is paying for their attorney. That’s why Abkarian & Associates adhere to a rigid “No Recovery / No Fee” policy. You won’t have to pay unless they win a reward or settlement on your behalf. This way, you don’t have to be concerned with adding attorney fees on top of everything else you have to pay for. You can just focus on what’s important: your own healing and recovery.
With that said, the hospital bills for a catastrophic injury sufferer can be truly staggering. Essentially no one has the kind of savings and money to deal with both the medical bills and the long term effects “out of the blue.” Abkarian & Associates can help with the medical bills in the meantime. Then, after your case is complete and they’ve won you money, you can put that towards the long term bills.
Insurance companies don’t want to have to pay in the aftermath of a catastrophic injury. They know that they’re on the hook for a lot of money, as they’ll have to pay for your treatment and recovery for some time. To that end, they’ll do everything in their power to make sure they can pay less, or that they won’t even have to pay at all. That’s why you need an attorney that’s willing to do everything in their power on your behalf.
Many catastrophic injury cases don’t make it to court. Some can be negotiated. In this circumstance, it’s critically important to have a catastrophic injury attorney on your side as well. One with insurance company negotiation experience (like the attorneys at Abkarian & Associates) can work to get you the money you deserve. They know what insurance companies are like in negotiation, and they won’t stop until they get you your money.
That being stated, taking the first settlement the insurance company offers is rarely the right thing to do for the injured party and their family. Often, it’s a low-ball number that’s much less than what the injured party should get. A catastrophic injury attorney from Abkarian & Associates will only take a deal that’s right for you. They won’t stop fighting or negotiating until you get everything you deserve. They keep you in the loop so that you can help to make the most informed decision.