Catastrophic Injury Claims
Suffering a catastrophic injury places a great financial and emotional toll on you and your family, in addition also significantly lowering your overall quality of life. Limited mobility, diminished brain functionality, along the inability to continue living your life as you always have can be devastating for you and your family.
On top of witnessing your suffering and rehabilitation, your loved ones could also be forced to take on the responsibility of caring for you or finding a reputable caregiver. During this difficult period in your life, you and your family can count on Mirian Law Firm’s personal injury attorneys to help you claim your serious injury compensations.
Our legal team has your back and will fight on your behalf so that you receive the compensation to which you’re entitled. Catastrophic injury settlements in Ontario can be difficult to acquire, but we’re ready and willing to fight on your behalf.
What is a Catastrophic Injury?
According to most insurance providers in Ontario, the definition of a catastrophic injury is any type of bodily harm that has a severely negative impact on your quality of life. Six major criteria constitute suffering a catastrophic injury:
- Total or partial paralysis
- Limb amputation
- Complete vision loss in both eyes
- Severe brain injuries
- Distinctive impairment that’s directly caused by a behavioral or mental disorder
- Combination of injuries or impairments that cause injury to over 50% of your body
In order to be able to win a catastrophic impairment settlement in Ontario, you must provide proof that you were diagnosed with one or more of the following medical conditions as a direct result of your accident:
- Traumatic brain injury
- Bodily damage that affects more than half of your body
- Loss of vision in both eyes
- Mental or behavioral disability
- Loss of mobility and functionality of at least one or more of your limbs
- Paraplegia or tetraplegia (paralysis in all four limbs and the torso)
- Severe injury in at least three functional areas of the body
Determining whether you have a suitable case for a sizable catastrophic injury settlement in Ontario is extremely complex. Luckily, the legal team at Mirian Law Firm has experience working on these types of cases all over Ontario and GTA.
What are the Different Types of Catastrophic Injuries?
Catastrophic injuries fall under a broad spectrum of physical and mental debilitation that can have a serious and sometimes irreparable impact on your life. These include brain injuries or illnesses as well as serious bone fractures, particularly in the spinal cord and skull.
In most cases, the recovery period is long and arduous. It can require you to either take extended time off work or prevent you from being able to continue working altogether. As you can imagine, this can put a great deal of stress and pressure on yourself and your family.
Dependable Catastrophic Injury Lawyers
Located in the heart of Thornhill, the personal injury lawyers at Mirian Law Firm are dedicated to helping you get started on the road to recovery as soon as possible. We offer a free initial case assessment and 24-hour access to your lawyer. Contact your lawyer today!