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Pennsylvania Catastrophic Injury Lawyers

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Catastrophic injuries are extremely damaging to a person and their family. The loss of work as a result of these injuries and the ongoing medical care that becomes necessary create a massive financial burden that can be difficult for families to overcome. This is all on top of the added stress of resulting life changes and emotional suffering. Thankfully, families have options to help them get relief.

If you or a family member have suffered a catastrophic injury you don’t have to go it alone. A personal injury lawyer can help you get compensation for your pain, suffering, and financial losses. As experienced Pennsylvania Catastrophic Injury Lawyers, we’ll walk you through all of your legal options. Contact the team at Richard Hollawell today for a free consultation of your case.



If someone is injured to the point that they aren’t ever able to work properly, that is considered a catastrophic injury. These kinds of injuries are so difficult to deal with because they usually happen from a sudden accident. The nature of the injuries leaves the victims with lifelong disabilities, making bills rack up from required medical care and the inability to work.

There can be any number of types of injuries that may be regarded as catastrophic but some of the most common ones are:

  • Serious burns
  • Spinal injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Amputations

These types of injuries are commonly seen in catastrophic injury cases because their relation to the central nervous system and appendages mean the victim is more likely to suffer paralysis and paraplegia.


Compensation For Catastrophic Injuries

If their injury was caused by the negligence of another person or entity, a person or their family can sue to get compensation for the physical, emotional, and financial injuries they’ve suffered. The exact payouts will depend on the circumstances of your particular case, but in general a family can get compensation for:

Medical Bills: suffering a catastrophic injury means someone will have undergo extensive medical care to treat the injury, and will need ongoing healthcare potentially for life for lasting issues and pain

Financial Support Lost: the person who suffered the injury is no longer able to do gainful work, depending on the circumstances of their work their family is entitled to compensation for the income that they no longer get

Pain and Suffering: these injuries are hugely traumatic, causing extreme physical pain as well as emotional and psychological pain from the resulting disabilities and scarring

Lost Companionship: While it’s difficult to put a monetary value on what someone brings to their family’s life, the family can get compensation for what they’re missing if the injured person is no longer able to provide things like intimacy



Determining whether an injury or death is the result of another entity’s negligence is up to your attorney. We’ve dealt with thousands of personal injury claims and numerous catastrophic injury suits. We’ll put the full extent of our expertise and resources to work for you. When pursuing personal injury, you must prove that the party you’re suing is liable for the injury, meaning that if they had taken reasonable and expected precautions or action, the death wouldn’t have occurred.

If you or your family have suffered from a catastrophic injury, contact Richard Hollawell today for a free consultation of your case. Our team serves all of our clients with understanding and compassion. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Call us at 1-800-681-3550 or use the contact form for your free consultation.

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