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5 Common Types of Catastrophic Injuries [Infographic]

5 Common Types of Catastrophic Injuries [Infographic]

Serious injuries can significantly impact a person after an accident. However, a catastrophic injury affects an individual for the rest of their life. Catastrophic injuries drastically impact a person’s life, limiting their line of work or even their ability to work at all. Catastrophic injuries can be sustained in common accidents, such as car accidents, workplace accidents, medical malpractice, and more. Our team at Daspit Law Firm has put together a list of the most common types of catastrophic injuries. If you or your loved one suffered a catastrophic injury after an accident, you might be able to seek compensation for your loss. Get in touch with our Houston catastrophic injury attorneys today to schedule a consultation!

An infograph that has the five most common types of catastrophic injuries.

#1: Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)

Traumatic brain injuries are catastrophic because it can permanently change a person’s life. In many cases, those with TBI often suffer from severe depression and need medical care around the clock.

#2: Burn Injuries

While first degree burns can be relatively minor (ex: sunburns), second- and third-degree burns can be excruciating. These types of injuries can result in life-long scarring and disfigurement.

#3: Loss of Vision

Loss of vision is another common type of catastrophic injury. Vision can be lost when a person is hit by a flying object (blunt force trauma), or if exposed to chemicals or lasers.

#4: Spinal Cord Injuries

When the spinal cord suffers severe damage, it can lead to catastrophic results. Depending on where the injury was sustained, a spinal cord injury can result in paralysis.

#5: Amputations

The loss of a limb is another common type of catastrophic injury. A loss limb can leave a victim unable to continue their line of work, or it can require extensive rehabilitation and treatment.

Have you suffered catastrophic injuries in an accident? Contact our Houston catastrophic injury attorneys today at (888) 273-1045 to schedule a consultation!