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Washington D.C. Catastrophic Injury Attorneys

Results-Oriented Representation for Catastrophic Injury Victims in the DC Metro Area

Catastrophic injuries tend to dramatically change the course of an individual's life, often resulting in long-term or permanent disabilities. These devastating outcomes often extend beyond physical pain, affecting mental and emotional health while also imposing significant financial burdens due to ongoing medical treatment, rehabilitation services, and potential loss of earnings.

When you sustain a catastrophic injury due to the negligent actions of another party, you need aggressive legal advocacy to ensure those responsible are held accountable and that you receive appropriate compensation for your losses. At Rowe, Weinstein & Sohn, PLLC, our Washington, D.C. catastrophic injury lawyers are prepared to put our over 100 years of combined legal experience to work for you. Our team aims to deliver the best results possible and can offer dedicated, personalized representation throughout each stage of the legal process. We are aggressive litigators who have successfully recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients, so you can trust that your case will be in great hands.

If you recently suffered a catastrophic injury because of negligence, we encourage you to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your legal options. Contact us online or call (301) 450-5742 today.

Common Types of Catastrophic Injuries

The long-term implications of catastrophic injuries set them apart from other types of injuries. Catastrophic injuries typically affect a victim's ability to perform any gainful work and severely impact their overall quality of life. 

Common examples of catastrophic injuries include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBI). These injuries occur as a result of a violent blow or jolt to the head, causing damage to the brain. Symptoms are frequently severe or even life-threatening, with potential effects such as impaired thinking or memory, movement, sensation, or emotional functioning. TBIs can lead to permanent physical or mental disability.
  • Spinal cord injuries. Damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves can result in permanent changes in strength, sensation, and other body functions below the site of the injury. This can lead to paralysis, with significant impacts on mobility and independence.
  • Severe burns. Third-degree burns damage both the outer and inner layers of skin, potentially reaching the underlying tissues. Severe burns can cause extensive scarring, long-term physical discomfort, and psychological trauma.
  • Amputations. The loss of a limb, whether through trauma or surgical necessity, can transform a person’s life. Amputees often face long rehabilitation periods, the need for prosthetics, and significant lifestyle adjustments.
  • Internal injuries. Internal injuries can be life-threatening if not treated promptly. These injuries damage vital organs like the heart, lungs, kidneys, or liver and may lead to serious complications.

Discuss your catastrophic injury case with us today by calling (301) 450-5742 or contacting us online.

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