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Catastrophic Injury FAQ

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Catastrophic injuries are some of the most severe injuries imaginable. If you’ve suffered a serious injury, you could have questions that you need addressed.

For answers to specific questions about your situation, it’s best to speak to a lawyer directly. They can help you better understand your legal options. However, you’ll find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions below.

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Answering Questions About Catastrophic Injuries

1. What is a catastrophic injury?

A catastrophic injury is considered any injury that results in permanent disability or shortened life expectancy. These injuries can be caused by numerous factors, from auto accidents to medical malpractice and often require extensive medical care and rehabilitation treatment.

2. How many catastrophic injuries happen each year?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are around 100,000 injury-related deaths each year. Some of these accidents are not preventable; however, others are caused by another person’s negligence or wrongdoing.

If you’ve been injured at no fault of your own, the catastrophic injury lawyers at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy can help. Contact us today at (216) 230-5254 or complete a free initial consultation form. We will review the details of your injury and answer questions you have regarding your claim.

3. How much is my case worth?

There is no way to predict how much your case is worth without first reviewing the facts of your case. The amount of compensation you are eligible to receive depends on the severity of your injuries and the other factors surrounding your claim. At Nurenberg Paris, we’ll spare no expense or resource to make sure you recover the maximum amount of damages possible for your loss.

4. How long will the legal process take?

The length of the legal process depends on the facts, evidence, parties involved, and severity of your injuries. An Ohio personal injury lawyer will work quickly and efficiently to try to win or settle your claim. It’s our passion and priority that you get the help you need as soon as possible.

5. How much does a catastrophic injury lawyer cost?

The legal team at Nurenberg Paris works on a contingency fee basis—which means you pay us nothing unless we win or settle your claim. You don’t have to wait to get the legal help you need, you can afford an attorney now.