Catastrophic Injuries

Lakeland Catastrophic Injuries Attorneys

Put 30+ Years of Experience in Your Corner

The experienced legal team from Burnetti, P.A. is dedicated to providing compassionate and personalized legal representation for individuals who have experienced severe, life-altering injuries. The road to recovery can be long and arduous, but you don't have to navigate it alone.

Our team of seasoned attorneys is dedicated to securing the compensation you deserve, helping you manage medical expenses, lost wages, and the emotional toll of your injury. We are here to advocate for your rights and support you every step of the way, ensuring you have the resources needed for a stable and hopeful future.

What Makes an Injury Catastrophic?

A catastrophic injury refers to a serious and debilitating injury that usually results in long-term or permanent disability and requires extensive medical treatment. These injuries can dramatically alter an individual's quality of life and ability to perform everyday activities.

Common examples of catastrophic injuries include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Severe burns
  • Amputations

Such injuries often necessitate ongoing medical care, rehabilitation, and adaptive equipment, leading to significant financial and emotional burdens for the victim and their family.

What Damages Can be Recovered?

After suffering a catastrophic injury, victims can pursue compensation for various types of damages intended to mitigate their losses and support their recovery. Economic damages cover tangible expenses like medical bills, rehabilitation costs, and expenses for necessary home modifications or assistive devices.

Lost wages and diminished earning capacity are also recoverable, reflecting the impact on current and future income. Non-economic damages aim to compensate for pain and suffering, emotional distress, and the loss of enjoyment of life caused by the injury.

In cases of gross negligence or intentional harm, punitive damages may be awarded to hold responsible parties accountable and deter similar misconduct.

Common Causes of Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic injuries stem from a variety of causes, reflecting the diverse ways individuals may face life-altering harm. Motor vehicle accidents are prominent among these causes, often resulting in catastrophic injuries such as brain trauma and spinal cord damage due to the force of impact.

Workplace accidents in industries like construction and manufacturing frequently lead to severe injuries like falls from heights, machinery malfunctions, and exposure to dangerous substances.

Medical errors also represent a significant cause, where surgical mistakes, medication errors, or diagnostic errors can lead to profound, long-term health consequences.

How a Catastrophic Injury Attorney Can Help You

Choosing to hire a Lakeland catastrophic injury attorney ensures that you have a dedicated advocate who will fight tirelessly on your behalf. Our attorneys possess the expertise to assess the full extent of your injuries and calculate the appropriate compensation needed for your recovery and future well-being.

We understand the legal complexities involved in proving liability and securing fair settlements or presenting a compelling case in court if necessary. By hiring a skilled attorney, you gain a strategic ally who is committed to securing justice and ensuring that your rights are protected throughout the legal process.

Call Our Firm Today

In conclusion, our Lakeland catastrophic injury attorneys are passionate advocates for individuals who have suffered life-changing injuries. We understand the unique challenges and complexities of catastrophic injury cases, and we are committed to providing personalized legal representation tailored to your needs.

From investigating the cause of your injury to negotiating with insurance companies and litigating in court, we are dedicated to securing the maximum compensation you deserve.

Your well-being and future are our priority, and we are here to support you every step of the way. If you are ready to seek justice and rebuild your life, contact us today for a confidential consultation.

Get started on your case today by calling our team at (863) 777-4507 to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation.

What Sets Us Apart?

Reasons to Trust Burnetti, P.A. with Your Case
  • A Proven Record of Results

    We have recovered millions of dollars for our clients, including many multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements.

  • A Culture of Customer Service

    We treat all of our clients like family, requiring regular calls to clients in an effort to promote the best possible client experience.

  • Decades of Unwavering Service

    Our firm has proudly served injured people throughout the state of Florida for 30 years, and we're just getting started.

  • A Network of Support

    We help clients find doctors, deal with insurance companies and recover compensation for medical bills and lost wages.

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    - Gerard E.
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