One thoughtless action or a moment of recklessness can quickly lead to devastating consequences. Catastrophic injuries change your life drastically and forever.

When another person’s negligence causes you to sustain severe injuries or damages, you are entitled to bring legal action to recover the full value of all damages and injuries that you have suffered. Our hardworking attorneys will help you from day one. Schedule a meeting with a dedicated Sarasota catastrophic injury lawyer to get started on your case today.

Examples of Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic injuries include any harm that significantly impacts someone’s life, making them unable to work due to a long-term or permanent disability. These injuries commonly include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Sudden deafness or blindness
  • Traumatic amputations
  • Severe internal organ damage
  • Spinal cord injuries causing paralysis or other mobility issues
  • Severe burns causing permanent scarring and disfigurement

People sustain severe injuries with lasting consequences in various accidents, but some accidents cause more damage than others.

Common Causes

Some of the most common causes of life-altering injuries include:

  • Car or motorcycle collisions
  • Falls from heights or trips or slips
  • Accidents causing people to sustain blunt-force trauma
  • Violent assaults, knife attacks, or gunshot wounds
  • Faulty products, such as dangerous or defective medications
  • Medical malpractice
  • Construction sites or other workplace accidents

A Sarasota catastrophic injury attorney will investigate your case to establish the liability of the responsible party and the evidence establishing the full extent of your losses and damages.

Evidence Required To Prove Your Injury Claim

A Legal Duty of Care

The evidence must establish that the at fault defendant owed the injured person a duty of care. For example, automobile drivers owe other drivers the duty to comply with traffic laws such as obeying traffic signals and yielding rights-of-way as required.

The Defendant Failed to Meet the Legal Obligation

The evidence must then establish that the at-fault party breached their legal duty such as running a red light, speeding, or driving impaired by alcohol or controlled substances.


The evidence must then establish causation. If this means that the evidence must prove that the at fault party’s negligence substantially caused or contributed to the injured person’s losses and injurie


Lastly, the evidence must establish the injured person’s resultant damages. The injuries, losses and damages suffered as result of catastrophic injuries are unique as these injured persons more likely than not will require medical, rehabilitative, palliative, and therapeutic care and vocational services for the rest of their lives. Catastrophic injuries change lives dramatically and require testimony of highly specialized experts from a wide range of professions. A highly experienced catastrophic trial attorney will have the resources and knowledge of those experts needed to demonstrate to a jury the full extent of losses and lifetime future needs that a catastrophically injured person will require.

Meet with an Experienced Catastrophic Injury Attorney in Sarasota

When someone acts recklessly and causes catastrophic injuries, you are entitled to recover the full amount of monies that will be required to provide for the extremely wide range of losses that you will face for the rest of your life.

Our experienced trial attorneys can help you prove the liability of the at-fault parties and recover the monies you will require for the rest of your life. Call us to talk about what you need.

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