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Catastrophic Injury Attorney in Charlotte

Representing the Severely Injured Since 2004

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While any injury can be potentially life-changing, some are so severe, they completely alter the victim’s way of life. These are known as catastrophic injuries, and they can have serious implications for victims and their families.

If you or someone you love has suffered a catastrophic injury, you already know the immense physical, emotional, and financial toll these injuries have. Payne Law Firm can help you fight for justice and seek fair compensation for your losses, including medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and future expenses. Led by our award-winning founding partner, Jason E. Payne, we are committed to providing every client with the aggressive, dedicated legal representation they deserve.

To speak to an experienced and award-winning catastrophic injury lawyer in Charlotte, contact us online or call (713) 999-4801 today. Your initial consultation is completely free. Put an expert catastrophic injury law firm on your side today.

Common Catastrophic Injuries

What is the Difference Between a Catastrophic Injury and a Non-Catastrophic Injury?

Any injury can have severe, debilitating effects, but some injuries are so serious, they are classified as “catastrophic.” Generally speaking, these injuries prevent victims from returning to their once-normal lives. Often, victims are unable to work, earn a living, or even care for themselves as a result of these injuries.

Examples of common catastrophic injuries include:

These and other catastrophic injuries can have a major impact on nearly every aspect of a victim’s life. Unfortunately, many of these injuries are entirely preventable.

Common Causes of Catastrophic Injuries

The most common cause of catastrophic injuries is the negligence of others. Examples include catastrophic injuries caused by:

These are just some examples of how catastrophic injuries can occur, but any form of negligence or misconduct can lead to devastating, life-altering injuries.

What to Do If You or a Loved One Was Catastrophically Injured

Regardless of how the injury occurred, the first and most important thing to do is seek medical attention. If you are involved in an accident with someone who is showing signs of a catastrophic injury, call 911. Wait until paramedics arrive and do not attempt to move the injured individual unless he or she is in immediate grave danger.

Once you have sought medical attention and treatment, contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. If someone else was at fault for the accident or event that led to the injury, you could be entitled to financial compensation. However, the liable insurance company will likely use whatever tactics they have at their disposal to dispute, devalue, or deny your claim. Do not speak to any insurance adjusters until you have first reached out to an attorney.

Compensation in Catastrophic Injury Cases

Because catastrophic injuries often result in extensive, ongoing medical treatment and numerous other damages, victims and their families typically face a number of serious challenges. When pursuing compensation for your losses, it’s important that you work with an attorney who understands how to build a case that examines all of your current and future damages.

At Payne Law Firm, we help catastrophic injury victims seek compensation for:

  • Emergency medical treatment
  • Ambulance fees
  • Hospital and emergency room fees
  • Ongoing medical care costs
  • Future medical care
  • Lost income/wages
  • Lost future earnings
  • Modifications to a home or vehicle
  • Surgeries, rehabilitation therapy, and other treatments
  • Lost or reduced earning ability resulting from disability
  • In-home care costs
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress and trauma
  • Counseling services
  • Medications and medical equipment, such as wheelchairs
  • Property damage

Our catastrophic personal injury firm may also be able to recover punitive damages if you were injured by another person or party who was egregiously negligent or acting outside of the law. These damages are intended to punish the at-fault party for their conduct and help ensure that similar incidents do not occur again in the future.

Need help pursuing a catastrophic injury lawsuit? Call (713) 999-4801 today to set up a free case evaluation with our Charlotte catastrophic injury attorney.

Client Testimonials

  • I am very pleased with my experience, Falon was very helpful throughout my case and was able to put the most back into my pockets in a timely manner. I highly recommend choosing this law firm to take care of you the best way possible!
    - Chris W.
  • Payne Law Firm was invaluable in helping my family navigate the most difficult situation we had ever experienced. Mr. Payne and his entire staff were professional, responsive, and empathetic throughout the entire process.
    - Fatimar J.
  • My experience with "Payne Law Firm" was extraordinary! They were efficient, professional, and persistent. I have and will continue to recommend “Payne Law Firm” because you are treated like family!
    - Sheori S.
  • My experience at Payne Law Firm was very pleasant. I had no worries at all. He was there for everything I needed help with.
    - Gloria J.

Request a Free Consultation Today

If you or someone you love was catastrophically injured, get in touch with Payne Law Firm as soon as possible. In most cases, you only have three years from the date of the injury to file a catastrophic injury lawsuit, so it is imperative that you do not wait to take action.

Our Charlotte catastrophic injury lawyers are here to answer your questions and provide you with dedicated, focused, and personalized legal representation. We offer legal services in both English and Spanish and can discuss your case over the phone or in person.

What Sets Us ApArt

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  • Client-Focused
    We will help you every step of the way, providing answers to your questions and continuing to update you on the status of your case.
  • A History of Success
    We have helped over a thousand injured individuals and families get the compensation they deserved.
  • Battle-Tested
    We not only understand the complexities of insurance companies but know how to fight them.
  • Full Transparency
    Our team knows the importance of your case and is committed to doing what is best for you.

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