Catastrophic injury overview
Catastrophic injuries are life changing events that result in severe trauma to the individual affected. This type of injury is as a result of high speed impacts and other serious accidents. Catastrophic injuries affect more than the injured party, with the effects being felt by family members and friends as a result of the life changing consequences.
Types of catastrophic injury
Catastrophic injuries are often classifies as spinal injuries and spinal cord injuries, brain injuries and head injuries, accidents resulting in limb amputations and multiple fractures. All of these types of catastrophic injury will require specialised medical treatment and programmes of long term catastrophic injury rehabilitation. The amount of recovery possible depends entirely of the type and severity of injury.
Catastrophic injury next steps
If you wish to see if you have an accident claim as a result of a catastrophic injury, please contact us. Please also use the information on the pages below to find out more.