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 [...]