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Your Dedicated Catastrophic Injury Lawyer for Serious and Fatal Injuries in Houston

The Grimes & Fertitta catastrophic injury lawyers in Houston understand that the consequences of a serious or fatal injury are life-altering for our clients. Between medical appointments and procedures, long-term care needs, and, in the worst cases, funeral arrangements and lost income, victims and their families need more than just compensation—they need dedicated partners who will fight for the justice they deserve.

That’s why we strive to be more than just your attorneys. Our catastrophic injury attorneys in Houston are the experienced allies you can trust to carefully guide you and your family through the complicated legal process so that you can focus on what matters most: healing.

If you or someone you love has suffered a life-altering or fatal catastrophic injury as the result of medical malpractice, a car accident or any other act of negligence, call a proven Grimes & Fertitta catastrophic injury lawyer in Houston today.

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How a catastrophic injury lawyer in Houston can help your case

When you’re living in the aftermath of a catastrophic injury, the last thing you want to focus on is fighting with people who don’t have your best interests at heart. But as tempting as it may be to accept a settlement, the needs associated with a permanent disability or premature death can run deeper than many victims and their families initially realize.

As former insurance defense attorneys, we have seen firsthand the tactics negligent parties and their insurers use to undermine legitimate claims. We can anticipate, mitigate, and fight those strategies using our decades of combined experience and knowledge of insurance company practices.

When you choose the Houston catastrophic injury lawyers at Grimes & Fertitta, you’re getting a focused, trial-proven team with a track record of success in cases involving serious injuries or death. We put our combined expertise to work to build an effective case and ensure the responsible parties are held financially accountable.

What counts as a catastrophic injury in Texas

According to section 42 USCS § 3796b of the U.S. Code, a catastrophic injury has “direct and proximate consequences” that “permanently prevent an individual from performing any gainful work.” While this can refer to a variety of life-altering injuries, injuries to the brain or spinal cord that drastically reduce executive function are the most common.

Because a serious or catastrophic injury ruins your ability to earn and provide for yourself and your family, you may be entitled to compensation from the group or individual responsible for your injury or the conditions that led to it.

Common types of catastrophic injuries

Serious or fatal injuries come in a variety of forms, most often affecting the vital functions we rely on to live and work independently. Typically, these injuries are complex both in their causes and in the effects they have on victims and their families.

The following are some of the most common types of catastrophic injuries lawyers in Houston see most frequently:

Common causes of catastrophic injuries

Catastrophic or fatal injuries can occur in a variety of settings and are typically the result of negligence on the part of a business owner, practitioner, or driver. The careless or criminal actions taken by these parties can cause life-altering consequences for which someone must be held accountable.

The following are the causes of catastrophic injury lawyers in Houston see most frequently:

  • Car/motor vehicle accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Worksite injury
  • Defective products
  • Criminal actions

Types of compensation for catastrophic injury and wrongful death

Because a serious injury resulting in loss of life or function can have a drastic impact on both your quality of life and your ability to earn and provide for yourself and/or your family, Grimes & Fertitta can help victims and their families receive the compensation they deserve in the following areas:

  • Medical benefits
  • Income replacement
  • Death benefits
  • Burial benefits
  • Emotional distress
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost inheritance or support

Why work with Grimes & Fertitta?

The catastrophic injury lawyers at Grimes & Fertitta are uniquely qualified to handle serious injury and wrongful death cases against huge organizations. Throughout our decades of experience, we’ve achieved landmark victories in precedent-setting cases.

As former insurance company attorneys, we know the tricks and tactics insurance companies use in court and can help you stay one step ahead as we fight for the justice and compensation you deserve.

Despite our reputation for handling big cases, Grimes & Fertitta is a small team that emphasizes personal connections and dedicated service. To us, you’re more than just a case number, and that’s how we strive to make you feel at every step of the process.

Hire a catastrophic injury lawyer in Houston with proven results

The Grimes & Fertitta catastrophic injury lawyers in Houston are proud to offer highly customized representation and individual attention to our clients. Our attorneys and highly trained staff collaborate on every case, ensuring you benefit from all of our shared knowledge — winning millions of dollars in jury verdicts, bench verdicts, and settlements for our clients in Houston and The Woodlands.

Hire a work injury lawyer in Houston that treats you like more than a case number. Contact Grimes & Fertitta online or call us at 713-224-7644 to schedule a free consultation today.

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