Understanding the Impact of Catastrophic Injuries in Missouri

At the Gogel Law Firm, our St. Louis personal injury attorney knows how quickly our Missouri

Residents’ lives can change when negligence leads to a catastrophic injury.

Catastrophic injuries happen suddenly and without warning and leave the victims with life-changing injuries and long-term consequences.

Whether it was a car accident or slip and fall incident, medical malpractice or a hazardous workplace that caused your catastrophic injuries, you will require extended medical care and time away from work to fully assess the totality of your circumstances.

We can help you understand the physical, emotional, and financial damages that resulted from your injuries, so you can pursue the negligent party’s insurance company for your complete recovery needs.

What are the Most Common Causes of Catastrophic Injuries in Missouri?

There is no limit to the types of accidents that can lead to catastrophic injuries when negligence is a factor.

Some of the most common causes of catastrophic injuries may include:

If you have suffered a catastrophic injury in any of these accidents, or another that was caused by negligence, our experienced personal injury lawyer in St. Louis can help you understand your legal rights and options to pursue the financial compensation you deserve.

What are the Most Common Catastrophic Injuries that Occur During Missouri Accidents?

Catastrophic injuries often result in permanent harm, which can require life-long medical care.

Some of the most common types of catastrophic injuries may include, but are not limited to:

  • Amputations
  • Birth Injuries
  • Crush injury
  • Damage to Internal Organs
  • Disfigurement
  • Facial injuries
  • Loss of Senses, including Blindness or Deafness
  • Neck Injuries
  • Nerve damage
  • Neurological damage
  • Paralysis
  • Paraplegia or quadriplegia
  • Serious nerve or ligament damage
  • Severe burn injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Orthopedic Injuries

Catastrophic injuries result in extensive medical bills and rehabilitation costs, medical equipment, and adjustments to your way of living.

These far-reaching injuries can impact the victim’s ability to have a positive physical, emotional, and psychological outlook. We want to help pursue the best outcome for your case, so you can envision your future with confidence.

If you or someone you love has suffered a life-changing injury caused by negligence in Missouri, contact our dedicated personal injury attorney in St. Louis today and allow us to review your case by calling (314) 370-8173 or contacting us online to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case.


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