Catastrophic injuries change the lives of victims and their families. These severe injuries typically require lifetime care, and they seriously impact a family’s finances and future.
The Kiley Law Group has represented injury victims from Boston and across Massachusetts for more than 40 years, and our accomplished team of attorneys has recovered more than $400 million on our clients’ behalf. We understand the extensive physical, financial and emotional tolls a catastrophic injury can take from victims and families alike. If you or a loved one suffered a catastrophic injury due to the negligence of another, please call us today at 888-979-9323 for a free consultation with an experienced lawyer.
For additional information about catastrophic injuries and cases related to these life-altering injuries, please choose from the following selections.
What is a Catastrophic Injury?
Causes of Catastrophic Injuries
Compensation in Catastrophic Injury Cases
Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)
Spinal Cord Injuries
Catastrophic Injuries and Wrongful Death
Unlike a fractured bone or even a concussion, which allow full recovery with proper medical care, a catastrophic injury has life-changing effects from which a victim will never fully heal. Catastrophic injuries such as brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and amputations can impact a person’s ability to work and provide for family.
Depending on the nature and severity of the damage, these injuries may be accompanied by a need for long-term medical care or therapy; home alterations to accommodate special equipment; and expensive medications. Without help, the costs associated with catastrophic injuries can be financially overwhelming. That’s why it’s a good idea to contact the Kiley Law Group for a no-cost consultation if you or a loved one suffered a catastrophic injury caused by another’s negligence.
Catastrophic injuries are often the result of a traumatic force. Common causes of catastrophic injuries associated with personal injury lawsuits include:
Truck and commercial vehicle accidents
Medical malpractice-related birth injuries
If you or a loved one suffered a catastrophic injury that you believe was the result of another’s carelessness, please contact the attorneys at the Kiley Law Group today for a free consultation.
If your newborn suffered a birth injury or death that may have been due to the negligence of a caregiver, it’s not only important to contact an attorney, it’s critical to work with a law firm that has a track record of success in birth injury cases. The Kiley Law Group has extensive experience in birth injury claims, and we understand the physical, emotional and financial impacts a birth injury can have on a child and his or family in the short-term and over the course of a lifetime.
If you’re confronted with the terrifying reality of a birth injury, you don’t have to face the burden alone. After you’ve ensured the safety of your ones, call our Boston office at 888-979-9323 or contact us online. We can walk you through what documentation to save and what steps to take next, and we can arrange to meet you in person, even at the hospital. Our attorneys are here to help you move past this difficult time and recover the peace of mind you need to begin a new chapter in your life. Back To Overview
Traumatic brain injuries are a frequent byproduct of motor vehicle accidents, particularly those involving motorcycles or heavy trucks like tractor-trailers. A TBI is life-threatening, and even when victims survive they may suffer from permanent impairment.
The Kiley Law Group has an extensive record of success in head and brain injury cases, and we understand the lasting impacts these injuries can have on victims and their families. If you believe a TBI to be the result of another’s negligence, please contact us today for a no-cost consultation about your case.
Damage to the spinal cord has serious consequences that require expensive treatment and leave lifetime impacts. The severity of spinal cord injuries depends where on the spinal cord the damage occurred; these injuries are often categorized as “complete” (in which there is a complete lack of function and sensation below the area of injury) or “incomplete” (in which there is some function or sensation below the injury site).
The costs and life changes associated with spinal cord injuries can be overwhelming. The attorneys at the Kiley Law Group are dedicated to helping catastrophic injury victims and their families recover the financial peace of mind they need to move forward. We have recovered millions of dollars for spinal cord injury victims specifically, and we welcome you to contact us today for a free consultation.
Paralysis is often the result a spinal cord injury, and it results in loss of sensation and motor function within an affected area; paralysis may be limited to a specific region of the body, such as below the waist (paraplegia), or affect the body and all the limbs (quadriplegia).
If paralysis is the result of another’s negligent action, such as when sustained in a traffic crash, the attorneys at the Kiley Law Group may be able to help you and your family pursue the compensation you need to cope with immediate medical expenses and long-term costs. Over more than 40 years fighting for the rights of injury victims, we have recovered more than $400 million. Please contact us today for a no-cost consultation.
Paraplegic injuries are the result of damage to the spine below the first thoracic nerve, which results in paralysis of the lower half of the body, including both legs. Often the result of high-impact motor vehicle accidents, especially those involving motorcycles or semi-trucks, these injuries require costly medical treatment and extensive life changes.
The costs associated with severe spinal cord injuries such as paraplegia can be as life-changing as the injuries themselves. If you or a loved one suffered paraplegia due to another’s negligence, the Kiley Law Group is here to listen to your story and help you pursue the financial peace of mind you and your family need to move forward.
Quadriplegia is often caused by spinal cord damage resulting from a violent impact, such as that of a motor vehicle collision. It is characterized by total loss of sensation and muscle function in the limbs.
This life-altering injury forces significant and costly life changes. If you or a loved one suffered a severe spinal cord injury that resulted in partial or full paralysis due to another’s negligence, the Kiley Law Group is here to help you understand your options and pursue the compensation you need. Please call us today at (888) 437-2584 for a free consultation.
The sad truth is that many catastrophic injuries result in death, often after extensive pain and suffering by the victims, and emotional distress and financial impacts to their families. When the death is the result of injuries caused by another’s negligence, you have the right to pursue compensation for medical costs, funeral and burial expenses, and other damages.
The Kiley Law Group has helped many families seek the financial security they need after the death of a loved one. Our attorneys understand the costs of catastrophic injuries, and the burdens placed on families when the death was caused by someone else’s carelessness. Please contact us today for a free case consultation with a knowledgeable lawyer.