Houston Catastrophic Injury Attorneys
Holding Others Accountable for Negligence
When an accident or negligence results in long-lasting injuries or permanent disability, it can change a family forever. In cases of life-changing catastrophic injury, the future of your family may be determined by the choices you make today.
Experience is the key to seeking recovery in catastrophic injury lawsuits. For decades, the respected Houston catastrophic injury attorneys at McDowell Law Group LLP have provided the kind of personal attention and effective representation you and your family need when seeking civil justice and compensation for your injury. We can guide you through the entire process and offer our compassionate legal support to help you get through this difficult time.
Fighting for Justice on Your Behalf
If you have suffered a catastrophic injury, you may be dealing with the expense of lost wages, ongoing medical care, therapy, medical devices, and other necessities. We will work hard to make sure those responsible for a devastating accident pay for their negligence.
Our firm offers caring support and experienced advocacy in a broad range of catastrophic injury cases, including:
- Brain injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Back and neck injury
- Loss of eyesight or hearing
- Full or partial paralysis
- Burns and electrocution injuries
- Amputation or other loss of limb function
- Damage to organs
These injuries can occur in many types of accidents. They are more likely to occur in car crashes and workplace accidents.
Consequences of Catastrophic Injuries
A catastrophic injury dramatically impacts all aspects of your life and the lives of your loved ones. You may need medical care that is constant and often expensive. You may be unable to return to work, or you may be unable to perform certain job functions.
Additionally, catastrophic injuries often result in chronic pain and disability. This means you will need to readjust many parts of your life. You may need to move to an area that is more wheelchair accessible. If you have suffered from a brain injury, your cognitive abilities and personality may even change.
Finally, a catastrophic injury can result in emotional distress, for you and your loved ones. The trauma of dealing with a catastrophic injury can affect your relationships and diminish your quality of life.
Recovering Damages in a Catastrophic Injury Case
The drastic effects of a catastrophic injury can allow victims to seek damages for these effects. When filing a lawsuit for a catastrophic injury, you can seek to recover several types of damages depending on your situation.
Recoverable damages in a catastrophic injury lawsuit include:
- Repayment of medical bills, current and future
- Lost wages from missed work
- Loss of earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Punitive damages
A knowledgeable injury attorney can review your case to help you understand your options moving forward.
Request Your Free Consultation
If you need straightforward answers and knowledgeable advice from a lawyer who cares about you and your family, turn to the Houston catastrophic injury attorneys at McDowell Law Group LLP. We offer free consultations so that you can learn your options without any upfront commitment. Our team delivers individualized attention and caring support to our clients.