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Our Los Angeles Catastrophic Injury Lawyers Provide Legal Insights And Trusted Results

If you’ve been through a traumatic accident that caused severe injuries, our Los Angeles catastrophic injury lawyers are here for you. With many decades of experience, our attorneys at Arash Law continue to fight for fair compensation for accident victims. Schedule an initial free consultation; call us at (888) 488-1391 so we can discuss your case. 

Los Angeles is home to an estimated 3,769,485 people. According to the Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS), the city recorded 2,194 serious injuries and fatalities in 2022, topping all other cities in California. Unfortunately, not all victims involved in these cases were compensated for their losses.

Do not let your catastrophic injuries get in the way of moving on with your life. With more than $500 Million won in settlements and verdicts, our catastrophic injury lawyers in Los Angeles can handle your claim and secure maximum compensation for you. 

Farm Accident
Cuevas v. Salinas Farm Labor Contractor (settled on 2/22/2022) – Settlement involving a woman working as a fruit packer when her hair was caught in a running conveyor belt resulting in severe trauma to her head and scalp, traumatic brain injury, and skull fracture. In addition to this, Arash Law obtained a $14 million settlement on behalf of the client against a 3rd party.

How Can Our Expert Los Angeles Catastrophic Injury Attorneys Help?

Sustaining minor injuries after an accident can already affect your quality of life. However, there are severe physical traumas known as catastrophic injuries that can lead to permanent disabilities, disfigurement, and even death. Victims who had to carry on with a catastrophic injury have to deal with the pain and costs of long-term disabilities, expensive treatments, and lengthy hospitalizations.

Our Los Angeles catastrophic injury attorneys can handle your case, regardless of its nature. Whether a truck crash or a construction accident caused your life-threatening injuries, you can trust us to do everything in our power to win your case. You can rely on our attorneys for the following services:

  • Case Evaluation – We will carefully assess your case and collect all the information required to support it, such as witness accounts, police reports, and medical records.
  • Insurance Negotiations – It might be challenging to deal with insurance companies, considering your current state. In order to make sure that your rights are protected and to maximize the possible compensation you may get, our lawyers will handle all correspondence with insurance adjusters.
  • Documentation and Settlement Evaluation – To determine the estimated amount of your damages, we will handle the tedious task of collecting and arranging all the necessary paperwork, such as medical records, car repair estimates, and statements of lost wages. We will make sure that you get maximum compensation for all of your losses and costs.
  • Litigation – Our competent attorneys are ready to take your case to court if settling with the insurers is impossible. We will make sure that your best interests are well-represented in front of the judge and jury.
  • Emotional Support – We sympathize with the emotional trauma that you are currently suffering because of such catastrophic injuries. Our lawyers and staff will provide emotional support, making sure that you feel heard and understood from the beginning until the end of your case.
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What Injuries Are Considered Catastrophic?

Section 3796b of the U.S. Code’s Title 42 states that any injury is considered catastrophic if it permanently prevents someone from doing work. The most common catastrophic injuries are those that affect the brain and spine of the victim. If the injury is that serious, the victim may lose bodily function. Some catastrophic injuries include:

Our skilled Los Angeles catastrophic injury lawyers are prepared to take on your case. We will stop at nothing to make sure that your rights are protected.

What Injuries Are Considered Catastrophic?
Catastrophic Injuries Can Cause Long-Lasting Complications

Catastrophic Injuries Can Cause Long-Lasting Complications

Catastrophic injuries cause permanent damage to the victim and their living conditions. Our catastrophic injury lawyers in Los Angeles observed that serious injuries often cause certain complications that affect their overall quality of life, which include the following:

  • Physical disability. Depending on the extent of the injuries, a person might be left permanently disabled. An accident can lead to paralysis or loss of a limb, leaving visible damage to the victim.
  • Mental incapacity. Victims who sustained severe injuries to their brains may suffer mental disability, which can cause changes in their speech, movements, and behavior.
  • Reduced quality of life. In a study done in 2016, victims of catastrophic injuries sustained in a motor vehicle crash showed elevated psychological distress. The combined changes in the victim’s physical and mental well-being can alter the way they live their life, or worse, they may feel unable to continue living an ordinary life.
  • Employment problems. The catastrophic nature of the injuries sustained by the victims could force them to either work less or quit their jobs.
  • Financial struggles. Victims face huge expenses for their medication and therapy alone. The increase in financial burden is what our lawyers can alleviate for you by obtaining maximum compensation.

Reasons and Liability for Catastrophic Injuries

California law follows the rules of comparative negligence in handling personal injury claims. It states that multiple parties may share fault for an accident, even if it is caused by the negligence of an individual. There are cases where multiple parties share liability, such as the following:


However, California law also allows opposing parties to place liability on the victim. Regardless, our Los Angeles catastrophic injury lawyers will protect your rights once the at-fault parties attempt to place the blame on you.

Professional Investigators For Your Catastrophic Injury Cases

Our catastrophic injury attorneys in Los Angeles have connections with trustworthy investigators who will assist us with fortifying your case. These professionals will investigate your accident further and provide evidence that will help us secure your claim. In various cases, they have provided the following services:

Witness statements

Cases involving catastrophic injuries can be difficult to win without accounts from witnesses. However, it won’t be easy to extract information from them. Our investigators have the skills necessary to gain the information we need from witnesses that are relevant to the victim’s version of events. 

Site investigations

Your personal injury claim can be strengthened by the evidence obtained by our professionals, regardless of whether it involved a construction site accident, truck accident, or faulty product.

Truck activity recording devices

If a negligent truck driver injures you, our investigators will examine paper logs, black boxes, or congressionally mandated electronic logging devices to find any evidence to back up your claim. 

Equipment maintenance records

If you sustain injuries from a faulty product, our investigators will obtain maintenance logs to prove the manufacturers’ liability for your catastrophic injury. 

Acquiring defective products for product liability claims

To further strengthen your case, our professionals can even retrieve defective products from the manufacturer to prove their negligence that led to your injuries. 

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Workers Compensation Settlement
The case was dropped by a large well-known law firm 4 months before trial, we came in and prepped for trial and were able to secure the maximum policy limits on the doorsteps of trial.
Workers Compensation Settlement
The case was dropped by a large well-known law firm 4 months before trial, we came in and prepped for trial and were able to secure the maximum policy limits on the doorsteps of trial.

What Are The Costs Involved In A Catastrophic Injury?

Victims who are suffering from catastrophic injuries also face the burden of financial expenses. Our catastrophic injury lawyers in Los Angeles will assist your case in recovering compensation for the expenses you have incurred, such as:

  • Medical bills
  • Specialists
  • Surgeries
  • Travel and transportations
  • Lost wages
  • Disability accommodations
  • Home and vehicle modifications
  • Live-in nursing aide

You can place your trust in Arash Law, one of the leading personal injury law firms in Los Angeles. We will ensure that no expense goes unpaid by the negligent party.

What Are The Costs Involved In A Catastrophic Injury?
Commercial Vehicle

Gil v. Anderson Plumbing: verdict by a Los Angeles County Superior Court jury in Van Nuys awarded to a man who was injured when his vehicle was struck from behind by a large commercial plumbing van. Benny was part of the trial team that obtained this verdict.


Life Care Plan For Catastrophic Injury Victims

Our LA catastrophic injury attorneys work with medical professionals to cater to our client’s needs. We believe our service for victims of catastrophic injuries doesn’t end with settlements or verdicts alone. Our legal team wants to assist you with your recovery and put your life back on track.

With the help of certified life-care planning specialists, we will evaluate your present and future medical care necessities to create a life-care plan for you. This would include the following:

  • Transportation costs
  • Assistive technologies
  • Prosthetic devices
  • Home accessibility modifications
  • Rehabilitation therapies

In some cases, our Los Angeles catastrophic injury lawyers will recommend vocational rehabilitation specialists to assist you in retaining your employment or consider other areas by guiding you in learning new skills.

We believe that injuries, no matter how destructive they can be, should not keep you from living a life. Through our help and the assistance of other professionals, we will create a life care plan best suited for you.

What Compensation Is Available To Catastrophic Injury Survivors?

The devastating nature of your catastrophic injury may yield large compensations from the negligent parties. Our catastrophic injury lawyers in Los Angeles will make sure that your claim will not be lowballed by the insurance company. We will include the following types of damages:

  • Specific Damages or Economic Damages — These are your financial losses that can be measured, such as past and future medical bills, lost wages and reduced earning capacity, necessary repair or replacement costs for your vehicle and other damaged property, and domestic services.
  • General Damages or Non-economic Damages — These are non-monetary losses such as emotional distress, pain and suffering, permanent disability or disfigurement, and loss of enjoyment of life.

To establish the negligence of the opposing party and their liability for your injuries, you and one of our Los Angeles catastrophic injury attorneys need to prove to the court that:

  • You were owed a legal duty of care by the defendant.
  • The opposing party violated that duty of care.
  • The defendant’s negligence caused your catastrophic injury.
Los Angeles Catastrophic Injury Statistics

With a population of 3,769,485, there are many victims who are suffering from catastrophic injuries in the City of Angels. Let these figures show how much people suffer from these life-changing injuries every year:

  • In 2022 alone, the city recorded 2,012 crashes that involved serious injuries and fatalities. This is higher than the 1,824 crashes reported in 2018.
  • In California, there were 19,465 fatal and serious injury crashes reported in 2022.
  • In the United States, there are approximately 302,000 people who are living with spinal cord injuries, according to the report of the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center as of 2023.
  • Based on the report of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 69,473 fatalities involving traumatic brain injuries in 2021 and 214,110 hospitalizations in the previous year.
  • Vehicle crashes carry annual medical care and productivity loss costs of $75 billion.
Can Catastrophic Injuries Result In Punitive Damages?

In a personal injury lawsuit, compensatory damages are more common than punitive damages. The court only grants punitive damages if the plaintiff can prove that the defendant was extremely negligent or had malicious intent. 

How Long Does The Average Catastrophic Injury Case Take?

The length of a catastrophic injury case cannot be determined because not all cases are the same. Depending on the severity of the accident and the injuries involved, it might take your Los Angeles catastrophic injury lawyers more than a year to work your claim. 

How Much Does A Catastrophic Injury Lawyer Cost?

Victims of catastrophic injuries don’t need to worry about upfront fees when retaining our services. We operate on a contingency fee basis, meaning we won’t demand any pay unless we successfully settle your case. 

High-quality legal representation might sound expensive, but rest assured that our contingency fee structure will help alleviate the stress of any potential financial burden. You can focus solely on recovery while we obtain the maximum compensation you will need to move forward with your life.

Contact Our Los Angeles Catastrophic Injury Lawyers for the Best Legal Representation

No one wishes to suffer catastrophic injuries because of someone else’s recklessness. At Arash Law, we pursue the goal of helping out victims who are burdened with such a predicament. You are not alone in this fight.

Our Los Angeles catastrophic injury lawyers will stop at nothing to deliver justice to your case and secure the highest compensation possible. We have obtained multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements in cases involving catastrophic injuries and wrongful deaths.

We proudly assist residents of areas surrounding Los Angeles, such as Alhambra, Bell, Bell Gardens, Commerce, Cudahy, Glendale, Huntington Park, Maywood, Monterey Park, Montebello, South Gate, South Pasadena, Walnut Park, and West Hollywood.

If you’re looking for someone to take charge and navigate your case to success, don’t hesitate to call us at (888) 488-1391 or fill out the “Do I Have a Case?” form.