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A catastrophic injury can happen in an instant and change your life – and the lives of your loved ones – forever.

A hit-and-run that leaves you overturned in a ditch. A train derailment. A collision with a truck. A hard fall on a hidden patch of ice.  A fire. All of these, and many more, can leave you with injuries that are life-threatening, disabling, disfiguring or permanent.

If you or a loved one are injured catastrophically, you should contact a catastrophic injury lawyer in NYC as soon as possible. 

Catastrophic Injury Attorney in New York City

What is a catastrophic injury?

A “catastrophe” is defined as “a momentous tragic event ranging from extreme misfortune to utter overthrow or ruin.” An injury that results from a momentous tragic event, such as a serious car accident, a fall or a fire, and has a resulting ruinous effect on your life and your future, is an injury that qualifies for the classification of “catastrophic.”

How do you cope with a catastrophic injury?

When a catastrophic injury happens to you or someone that you love, you need to have trustworthy and skilled lawyers on your side who have the experience and resources necessary to get you the compensation you deserve for your damages. With more than 100 years of collective experience in aiding victims of catastrophic injury, the legal team at the Law Offices of Michael S. Lamonsoff, PLLC is ready to give you the help that you need with some of the best catastrophic injury attorneys in New York City.

If you or a loved one have sustained a catastrophic injury, whatever the circumstances, the award-winning lawyers with The Law Offices of Michael S. Lamonsoff, PLLC are ready to discuss your case. We invite you to contact us for a no-cost consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 877-MSL-4LAW.

What damages can I recover for a catastrophic injury?

If you or a loved one have sustained a catastrophic injury because of someone else’s negligence, you should be able to recover substantial financial compensation to help you through it. Your road to recovery may include dozens of unanticipated expenses, constant medical care, permanent disability and lost income, and you are also faced with a substantial and often permanent loss to the quality of life for you and your loved ones. Losses that are usually considered in evaluating a personal injury claim include:

  • Medical expenses
  • Legal fees and expenses
  • Future medical expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Living/care expenses and losses
  • In cases involving malicious conduct, punitive damages can be awarded

Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.