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Aug 23
2020

Does a Catastrophic Injury Mean a Bigger Payout in Texas?

Catastrophic Injuries

Being injured in an accident is always a stressful, negative experience. Some injuries are more traumatic than others, though.

The law recognizes this in Texas, deeming some injuries “catastrophic.” An injury can be life-changing without being legally considered “catastrophic,” however.

Understanding what sets catastrophic injuries apart can help you receive the damages you’re owed. Learn here how catastrophic injuries are defined, and how they affect legal damages.

What Is a Catastrophic Injury?

Catastrophic injuries are permanent, negatively life-changing events. A catastrophic injury is defined as one that leads to long-term, debilitating symptoms. It is typically extremely difficult to recover after a catastrophic injury, and the injured person may be permanently handicapped.

The injured person is likely to be unable [...]

Feb 24
2020

Texas Legal Q&A: Is My Injury Considered a Catastrophic Injury?

Catastrophic Injuries

When an injury is severe enough, it can set your entire life back. Lost wages, outstanding medical bills, and pain and suffering can prevent you from enjoying day-to-day living. While all injuries should be properly addressed, some are more serious than others.

In personal injury law, those severe injuries are sometimes considered catastrophic. This is not just a dramatic word. It truly encompasses the severity of an injury and how much of an effect it has on a person’s life.

If you were the victim of a catastrophic injury, you may be entitled to damages and compensation. Learn more about catastrophic injuries and how you can file a lawsuit that helps to get your life back on track.

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