What is a Catastrophic Injury?

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Catastrophic injuries in Los Angeles are more common than you might believe. A catastrophic injury is an injury that has a serious, long-term effect on the victim and can leave that person suffering from permanent disabilities for the rest of their life.  The aggressive trial lawyers at BIKLAW represent clients in catastrophic injury cases that have occurred as a result of another person’s negligence. A catastrophic injury in Los Angeles often requires serious medical care, substantial recovery time and medical expenses.

Do you believe that you or a loved one suffered a catastrophic injury as a result of someone else’s unlawful behavior (such as dangerous driving, etc…)? Here are a few types of catastrophic injuries that may merit a personal injury lawsuit if a negligent or careless party was responsible:


  • Brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Burn injuries
  • Injuries resulting from plane crashes or other aviation accidents
  • Injuries sustained in car accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, bus accidents, and other motor vehicle accidents
  • Catastrophic injuries because of a defective or dangerous product (also known as product liability)
  • Accidental amputation
  • Birth injuries resulting from doctor negligence
  • Serious injuries from a construction accident
  • Paralysis resulting from medical malpractice

It is important that you retain the services of a catastrophic injury lawyer in Los Angeles who can both assess the extent of your injuries and understands the kind of treatment you will need to recover. Bradley I. Kramer, MD, Esq. is a doctor turned lawyer who understands both your physical harm and your legal rights.

It is best to address of catastrophic injuries immediately with a doctor or medical professional you trust and also speak with an experienced Los Angeles catastrophic injury lawyer as these serious injuries can lead to damage to the urinary system, the gastrointestinal system, the circulatory system, loss of the ability to communicate, loss of sensation in body parts, loss of mobility, and more.Multiple surgeries, physical and psychological therapy, skin grafts, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, rehabilitative care, and other treatments may be required to help you heal from a catastrophic injury. BIK Law trial lawyers can evaluate the amount of financial compensation that will cover your medical care, lost wages and future earnings, and loss of your quality of life and relationships. Be warned that if you have sustained a serious catastrophic injury because of another person, entity, or business, do not deal with the other party or their insurance company directly. Let a skilled Los Angeles trial attorney negotiate with the responsible part or parties to ensure that your legal interests and rights are protected.

The aggressive attorneys at BIKLAW are your advocates and will walk you through the often-overwhelming legal process. Talk to us to see if you or your loved one might be able to recover sufficient financial damages. We will explore all options of legal recovery for you.

If you have suffered an injury in the Greater Los Angeles area contact the experienced lawyers at the Trial Law Offices of Bradley I. Kramer today.

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