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Catastrophic Injuries

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If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury as a result of some else's actions or negligence, contact Billy Johnson and the Billy Johnson Law Firm in Pikeville, Kentucky.

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Catastrophic Injuries

  1. 1. CATASTROPHIC INJURIES HAVE A CATASTROPHIC INJURY? CALL US AT 1.606.437.4488
  2. 2. Catastrophic by Definition Generally, a catastrophic injury is one that requires long-term or lifelong care and severely impacts an individual’s life. Many car wrecks could result in a catastrophic injury, and those caused by the negligence or actions of others may be the basis for personal injury claims. HAVE A CATASTROPHIC INJURY? CALL US AT 1.606.437.4488
  3. 3. HAVE A CATASTROPHIC INJURY? CALL US AT 1.606.437.4488 Traumatic Brain Injuries Among the most dangerous and potentially catastrophic injuries are Traumatic Brain Injuries, or TBIs. As it is the control center of the body, any injury to the brain can have devastating consequences that can result in disability or, in severe cases, death.
  4. 4. HAVE A CATASTROPHIC INJURY? CALL US AT 1.606.437.4488 Head Injuries Head injuries can affect sight, hearing, motor skills and cognitive function. As a result, any major head injury has the potential to have a catastrophic impact and cause significant lifelong issues.
  5. 5. Spinal Cord/Neck Injuries One of the main dangers of spinal cord and neck injuries is a disruption in sending signals from the brain to the rest of the body. Potentially, this may result in a partial or complete paralysis, debilitating an individual and making a normal life difficult, at best. HAVE A CATASTROPHIC INJURY? CALL US AT 1.606.437.4488
  6. 6. HAVE A CATASTROPHIC INJURY? CALL US AT 1.606.437.4488 Major Burn Injuries Severe burns are dangerous in a variety of ways. Aside from having to endure extreme pain, burn victims may require multiple surgeries and may be left disfigured. Catastrophic burns cause permanent damage and ongoing treatment.
  7. 7. HAVE A CATASTROPHIC INJURY? CALL US AT 1.606.437.4488 Internal Organ Damage Internal organ damage can be dangerous because it is sometimes difficult to detect until damage has already been done, especially in the case of a major vehicle crash. However, even slight injuries to internal organs -- including the kidneys, heart, lungs, liver and other organs -- may cause permanent damage.
  8. 8. HAVE A CATASTROPHIC INJURY? CALL US AT 1.606.437.4488 Amputation There are more than 185,000 amputations in the United States each year. Amputations obviously cause disfigurement and necessitate serious lifestyle changes. Individuals may be incapable of performing tasks they performed before.
  9. 9. Catastrophic Injury Causes While there are multiple potential causes for catastrophic injuries, some of the most common include: HAVE A CATASTROPHIC INJURY? CALL US AT 1.606.437.4488  Defective Products  Nursing Home Injuries  Motor Vehicle Accidents  Medical Malpractice  Construction or Workplace Injuries
  10. 10. HAVE A CATASTROPHIC INJURY? CALL US AT 1.606.437.4488 Contact the Johnson Law Firm to Learn More… If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury as a result of someone else’s actions or negligence, contact Billy Johnson and The Johnson Law Firm in Pikeville, Ky., today. The Johnson Law Firm will bring their experience and resources to aggressively pursue your compensation for your personal injury. If you have any questions or would like to set up a consultation, contact The Johnson Law Firm online or call 1.606.437.4488.

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