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If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury, the attorneys and team at Wilshire Law Firm want to express our sincerest wishes for your speedy and complete recovery.

However, if that injury was to any extent, due to the negligence of others, or if an insurance company does not want to adequately compensate for your losses, the legal services of our personal injury attorneys can ensure those parties uphold their obligations to restore your financial circumstances and long-term health.

What are Catastrophic Injuries?

Catastrophic injuries are the most severe and extreme types of personal injuries and can result in loss of life or a limb, permanent physical or mental disability and ongoing pain. Injuries this severe are usually caused by an accident, which is often the result of negligence, which can amount to liability for damages against the negligent party.

Types of Catastrophic Injuries

As a result of a catastrophic injury, the victim’s life will undoubtedly change. The permanent effects of brain damage, amputation, broken bones, spinal injury, and paralysis, such as paraplegia or quadriplegia, are not easily overcome. To ensure the costs of ongoing medications, treatment, and rehabilitation are covered; the victim and victim’s family members need to consult with the services of a certified personal injury lawyer.

Some of the most common types of catastrophic injuries include, but are not limited to:

Amputation: An amputation includes full or partial removal of any of your limbs. Doctors will usually have to perform an amputation if your injuries were too severe to your arm or leg and thus, the limb can’t be saved. Or an unexpected amputation might occur at the scene of an accident, if your limb was catastrophically severed, as a result of an accident.

Brain Injuries: These types of injuries usually result in moderate to severe cognitive impairment. In fact, a traumatic brain injury can cause temporary neurological dysfunction. However, more severe brain trauma can cause bleeding, bruising, torn tissues and other physical damage to the brain structure that can lead to indefinite neurological deficits or death.

Spinal Cord Injuries: These types of injuries include injuries to any area of the spinal cord or nerves at the tip of the spinal canal. Spinal cord injuries frequently inflict indefinite changes in strength, touch and other regular bodily functions under the area of the injury. Unfortunately, spinal cord injuries often cause quadriplegia or paraplegia, which can make the victim dependent on using a wheelchair for the rest of his or her life.


The most common causes of catastrophic injuries are:

We’re Here To Help

At Wilshire Law Firm, we understand the pain, suffering, and emotional distress that accompany catastrophic injuries and tailor our legal services to accommodate the special needs of our clients. Our personal injury attorneys deal directly with legal counsel for the negligent parties and their insurance companies and claims adjusters, so that you can focus on recuperation and rehabilitation.

As accident lawyers in Los Angeles area for more than a decade, we have the experience and expertise to ensure you are fully compensated for the costs and discomfort resulting from the catastrophic injury.

The Center for Disease Control has determined that catastrophic injuries kill more Americans than any other cause, regardless of age, gender, economic level, or race.

While that defines the greater danger, many more people survive catastrophic injuries. Many suffer only temporary pain or discomfort. But for others, their injuries lead to long-term disability and chronic pain, and require extended hospitalization and expensive medical treatment.

When your catastrophic injury is the fault of another’s negligence, the catastrophic injury attorneys at Wilshire Law Firm can file suit against those responsible so that are fully compensated for your loss and pain. Contact the firm early, before medical expenses grow beyond your ability to pay such that your financial circumstances and credit rating are damaged. Our firm can arrange all medical care required to affect your total recovery with no upfront money out of pocket from you.

The accident lawyers at Wilshire Law Firm have lots of successful experience from representing many accident victims and exert every effort required to secure a fair settlement for our injured clients. We are a service-oriented, client-focused law firm and are available to assist you to learn more about your rights as an injury victim and to answer any questions you may. We offer a free and confidential consultation at our office or any place that is convenient for you.

If you or a family member has been injured in an accident that caused serious injuries, please contact an attorney at (800) 522-7274.

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