A catastrophic injury will completely disrupt your life. Your work, your relationships, and your recreational activities will all be negatively affected, and you will be forced to make significant changes in your habits and daily routine. Unfortunately, catastrophic injuries usually cause permanent damage.
It takes tremendous resources to care for a person who suffers from catastrophic injuries. You will probably require extensive medical treatment and assisted living care for the rest of your life. There are also considerable expenses for medications and technological aids, such as electric wheelchairs and lifts.
For over 35 years, the personal injury lawyers at Butler Prather LLP have been helping accident victims in Columbus, Georgia, and across the nation. Our skilled litigators have won hundreds of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for clients in over 30 states. We’ve won nine verdicts exceeding $100 million and over 60 verdicts and settlements of over $10 million.
Butler Prather LLP has an unsurpassed record of success in personal injury cases. No matter who harmed you, our firm has the resources and experience to seek justice on your behalf. In fact, we’ve won landmark legal victories against some of the largest interests in the nation.
Call us at (706) 322-1990 to schedule a complimentary consultation today.
A catastrophic injury causes permanent or long-lasting damage to major body parts and can seriously impact the patient’s physical mobility and mental capabilities. These injuries frequently involve severe and chronic pain.
Accidents that cause catastrophic injuries are usually sudden and unexpected. A patient suffering from a catastrophic injury cannot resume the day-to-day activities they enjoyed before the accident. These injuries require various types of medical and personal assistance.
Accidents that cause catastrophic injuries include:
Most catastrophic injuries are caused by reckless or negligent behavior. Examples include an intoxicated driver who runs a red light and crashes into a family on their way home from visiting relatives, a landlord who refuses to replace the expired fire alarm batteries or a large corporation that fails to adequately test a product before releasing it on the market.
Butler Prather LLP has won significant lawsuits against major automakers who manufactured unsafe cars, including the Ford Super Duty with a defective roof that crushed passengers and Chrysler Jeep rear gas tanks that caused deadly fires.
Common types of catastrophic injuries include:
Columbus, GA, is a wonderful place to live, offering several enjoyable activities, such as walking along the Chattahoochee River Walk, whitewater rafting, and visiting our local museums. Unfortunately, a catastrophic injury severely limits the victim’s ability to enjoy an active lifestyle.
At Butler Prather LLP, we know how to hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Our investigators will examine the accident scene, collecting physical and forensic evidence to support your case. We will also interview witnesses, subpoena company documents, review police reports, create accident scene simulations, and get expert testimony.
When our investigation is complete, our attorneys will file a claim or a lawsuit against anyone whose negligent behavior contributed to your injuries. A negligent party may include:
Catastrophic injuries cause tremendous hardship for victims and their families, generating astronomical medical bills and other expenses. A personal injury claim for catastrophic injuries includes the following types of damages:
For over three decades, our Columbus lawyers at Butler Prather LLP have been committed to helping those injured by the negligent actions of others. We’ve helped thousands of people get the resources they need to get essential medical treatment and care for their loved ones after an accident.
Our team of dedicated Columbus personal injury attorneys will stand by your side and fight for the justice you deserve. Call (706) 322-1990 to learn more today.
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