What makes catastrophic injuries so serious that it impacts a person’s entire life? Unfortunately, countless individuals sustain serious injuries and are left to endure the long-term effects of the damage they have experienced.
For anyone who has suffered a serious injury, understanding the impact can help when determining if and why they should consider legal action against the negligent party who causes the injury. Here are the lifelong impacts that may arise.
Large Expenses and Lost Income
One of the most difficult things to experience after a serious injury is the exorbitant expenses that come with it from medical bills, rehabilitation, physical therapy, and certain changes in home or cars that may be needed to make it possible for you to move around effectively.
Unfortunately, when you also consider that you may not be able to work, you won’t have the income necessary to not only pay for these injury related expenses, but also to handle your everyday life. This may make it difficult to move forward without legal action.
Loss of Enjoyment In Life
Serious injuries have the impact to prevent you from doing some of the things you enjoyed most before the injury. This makes it so you are left without some of the things that made you happy.
Because of this, some courts allow for non-economic damages which are awarded for a victim’s pain and suffering. When you’re unable to do the things you once loved and enjoyed, it can be mentally taxing and considered an emotional hardship.
The lifelong impact of a serious or catastrophic injury can be difficult to face alone. You need help recovering compensation for the damages you have sustained. Sometimes just as important, you deserve justice and holding the negligent party accountable can help.
At Presley & Presley, LLC, our Kansas City catastrophic injury attorneys work with you to help you understand your rights and options. You deserve to have a strong legal team on your side, protecting your best interests every step of the way.
To discuss your case in a free consultation with our team, we encourage you to call us today at 816.931.4611.