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Catastrophic Injury Lawyer

Oklahoma City Catastrophic Injury Attorneys

We’ve Secured Millions for Past Clients

When your life has been permanently altered due to a catastrophic injury, it is important to make sure your finances aren’t forever damaged, too. The costs of recovering as much as you can and living with your injury will be steep, but you shouldn’t have to pay for them yourself. With a successful catastrophic injury claim filed against the party that hurt you, it is possible that all of your past and future damages will be provided by them and their insurer.

Martin Jean & Jackson in Oklahoma City has the legal team and experience needed to bring a strong catastrophic injury claim. Throughout our 100+ years of collective legal experience, we have won more than $500 million for past clients through award-winning legal counsel. We cannot guarantee the result of any claim, of course, but we can say that our practice history proves that we have what it takes to manage highly complicated and hotly contested cases.

Trust in us during this difficult time. Call (405) 221-9699 for a FREE consultation to learn more.

What is a Catastrophic Injury by Definition?

When you have been seriously injured, it is understandable to think that you have been catastrophically injured. However, injuries are usually only considered “catastrophic” if they meet certain medical and legal definitions of the word.

The two definitions of a catastrophic injury are usually:

  • Medical: In medical contexts, an injury is catastrophic if it will likely cause the victim to suffer a permanent loss of body part or bodily function, or if it is chronic or life-threatening.
  • Legal: In legal contexts, an injury is catastrophic if it will likely cause the victim to struggle to hold gainful employment for the rest of their life.

Defining your injury as catastrophic is important in your injury claim. If your injury cannot meet either definition, then it will become more difficult to justify a higher claim value.

Common Examples of Catastrophic Injuries

Four of the most common types of catastrophic injuries are:

  • Traumatic brain injuries: A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is practically guaranteed to be catastrophic because brain damage is usually impossible to fully heal. Even a small amount of damage to the brain, such as what can be caused by a car accident, can result in life-changing difficulties like memory loss or speech impediments.
  • Spinal cord injuries: As with TBIs, most spinal cord injuries are catastrophic because the spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that is incapable of healing itself. If the spinal cord is severed, even partially, it can cause permanent paralysis in multiple affected body parts.
  • Severely broken bones: Broken bones can be considered catastrophic if the healing process is expected to be complicated and grueling. When a broken bone is set, there is no guarantee that it will heal perfectly, and the victim may live with chronic pain or worsened mobility or dexterity from then on.
  • Third-degree burns: Severe burns can cause significant scarring that never fades. When scarring is located on a highly visible body part like the face, neck, and hands, the injury can be considered catastrophic because it has permanently altered the victim’s appearance.

How We Can Help Your Case

One of the best things that you can do for yourself after suffering a catastrophic injury is to seek out the help of legal professionals as soon as possible. When you have our Oklahoma City personal injury attorneys on your side, you can depend on us to manage all aspects of your case, leaving you free to rest.

Let us help by:

  • Investigating your accident.
  • Working with medical experts to better show the severity of your injury.
  • Calculating all the damages owed to you, including future damages.
  • Filing and pursuing a claim against the correct defendants.

Ready to Power Ahead for You

When it comes to life-changing injuries, you should plan on getting life-changing legal counsel. Our Oklahoma City catastrophic injury attorneys know that there is no room to slow or back down when working on such a case. We can power ahead and bring the fight to the opposition, just as we have done for so many others across so many years of practice experience.

Make the call to get powerful legal help today: (405) 221-9699.

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