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Ohio Catastrophic Injury Lawyer

Get the Compensation You Need to Secure Your Future

Are you recovering from a catastrophic injury due to someone's negligence? Our Ohio catastrophic injury lawyer will help get you compensationAre you suffering a life-threatening injury caused by someone’s negligence? Do you require long-term care? Are you unsure whether you’ll ever be able to get back to work again? If this sounds like your struggle, our Ohio catastrophic injury lawyer may be able to help you file a catastrophic injury lawsuit.

Catastrophic injuries usually cause irreparable damage. One moment of negligence can derail the rest of your life and livelihood.

It could happen on the road, in your workplace, or by a defective product. Whatever the cause, you’re going to be left to bear the consequences.

And if you don’t have the finances to support your physical and mental recovery, it’s going to take a heavy toll on your life.

At Isaacs & Isaacs, we understand the value of being there to give you exactly what you need when you need it the most.

Our team of passionate Ohio catastrophic injury lawyers will get the compensation you deserve.

Let us take care of your legal issues so you can focus on recovering with your loved ones.

We Represent Injured Accident Victims Across Many Categories. Some Personal Injury Cases We Handle Include:

  • Accidents With Trucks or Commercial Vehicles
  • Injuries & Wrongful Death Involving Driver Negligence (cell phone use, DUI)
  • Accidents With Uninsured Motorists
  • Whiplash Injury Accidents
  • Airbag Deployment Accidents
  • Takata Air Bag Recalls
  • Motorcycle Accident Injuries
  • Ridesharing: Lyft & Uber Accidents
  • Bicycle Accident Injuries
  • Hit and Run Accidents
  • Pedestrians Hit By a Vehicle
  • Head-On Collisions
  • Rear-End Collisions
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
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"It was a pleasure to have the Isaacs & Isaacs team to help me after being hit by a truck as I was walking to the market. They went above and beyond to help with all I went through!"
- Joe Ann S

Definition and Impact of Catastrophic Injury

A catastrophic injury is a physical injury or illness that causes permanent or long-term damage to your body.

It can significantly impair critical functions such as motor coordination, memory, sight, speech, or behavior.

These injuries may take several months or years to recover from even if they’re not permanent. They can drain you and your loved ones emotionally and financially as you struggle to move on.

You may need lifelong medical care, therapy, and a major career and lifestyle switch.

Getting the Legal Perspective on Car Accidents – Audio Interview

Car accident lawyer Darryl Isaacs — The Hammer — sat down to address legal and safety considerations when injured from a car crash in a recent radio episode of “Ask The Hammer,” the podcast exploring the legal matters that matter most. There are many elements at play when knowing what to do after a car accident. Listen to the episode directly below.

Causes of Catastrophic Injuries

Every catastrophic injury has devastating consequences. At the same time, each one brings a unique set of life challenges that you’ll have to cope with.Here are the most common causes of catastrophic injuries:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Medical negligence and Malpractice
  • Workplace accidents
  • Defective products
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Violent crimes
  • Sports accidents
  • Falls from heights

Types of Catastrophic Injuries

Every catastrophic injury has devastating consequences. At the same time, each one brings a unique set of life challenges that you’ll have to cope with.

Here are the most common types of catastrophic injuries that can have a severe physical and psychological impact:

  • Brain injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Loss of speech, hearing, or sight
  • Severe organ damage
  • Nerve damage
  • Permanent disfigurement or scarring
  • Amputation
  • Cancer
  • Severe burns

Wrongful Death Claims for Catastrophic Injuries

Wrongful Death Claims for Catastrophic InjuriesAccording to the National Safety Council (NSC), there are nearly 175,000 preventable injury-related deaths every year.

Losing a loved one is the ultimate price to pay.

We know nothing can fill in the gap they leave behind in your life.

However, we can help you get the justice you deserve and move on without any financial burden, which is something your loved one would’ve wanted too.


By filing a wrongful death claim.

Here’s what you can get compensated for by filing a wrongful death claim:

  • The deceased’s medical expenses before they passed away
  • Funeral costs
  • Property damages
  • Loss of earnings
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of companionship

Recoverable Damages in Catastrophic Injury Cases

Never limit yourself to short-term planning when you’re dealing with a catastrophic injury.

You must secure a settlement that helps you get the recovery support you need for months or years. Maybe even the rest of your life.

Here are the types of compensation you may have to include:

  • Past medical expenses
  • Projected medical expenses
  • Lost earnings and benefits
  • Future loss of earnings and benefits
  • Property damage
  • Pain and suffering
  • Expenses involved in changing homes or vehicles to support your lifestyle shift
  • Mental anguish
  • Loss of companionship
  • Loss of enjoyment of life

Importance of Hiring a Catastrophic Injury Attorney

When you’re recovering from a catastrophic injury, it’s almost impossible to have enough room to handle legal work. At the same time, there’s no way to get compensated properly without taking the necessary legal actions.

An experienced catastrophic injury lawyer can completely relieve you from the stress and financial burden of this complex legal process.

They’ll take charge of every step from gathering evidence, filing and building your claim, negotiating, and taking your case to trial if necessary.

A good lawyer can help you get maximum compensation even if your participation is minimal.

Benefits of Working with Isaacs & Isaacs Personal Injury Lawyers in Ohio

At Isaacs & Isaacs, our team has a proven winning track record in different domains such as vehicular accidents, workplace injuries, medical malpractice, and product defects.Different catastrophic injury scenarios may demand different legal expertise, such as vehicular accidents, workplace injuries, medical malpractice, and product defects.

At Isaacs & Isaacs, our team has a proven winning track record in each of these domains.

When you hire us, you’re also tapping into our huge network of experienced consultants to strengthen your claim. It helps us quickly build a credible pool of evidence and fast-track your path to fair compensation.

Your insurance providers know how huge catastrophic injury settlements can go to cover your needs. But they’re more interested in protecting their profits by lowballing you.

We’re familiar with all the tricks and hardball tactics they use to confuse and intimidate you. It has been shown that settlements for injured persons who hire an attorney are three and a half times as much as those who don’t hire an attorney.

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Still, wondering if it’s worth filing a claim? Confused about how to take the first step? The decisions you take right now will impact how your life and livelihood will get back on track.

So it’s important to seek legal advice and explore your options for getting compensated for your short-term and long-term recovery.

Isaacs & Isaacs has offices in the following locations:

  • Cincinnati
  • Cleveland
  • Columbus
  • Dayton

But we handle cases all across Ohio and will fast-track your path to fair compensation once you hire us. 

Call us for a FREE legal consultation and we’ll clear all your doubts and help you plan the next steps.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a catastrophic injury?

Any injury or illness that leads to long-term or permanent physical or mental impairment can be considered a catastrophic injury.

How do catastrophic injuries impact the victim and their loved ones?

The trauma of catastrophic injuries can be overwhelming for both the victims and their families. Many of your social relationships will never be the same again.

Injuries that lead to memory loss, paralysis, coma, loss of sight or hearing will permanently impact the way you connect with the world.

Your family will also face the long-term financial burden of your treatment and lifestyle shift. All these factors will significantly add to your household stress.

What are the common causes of catastrophic injuries?

Let’s take a look at some common causes of catastrophic injuries:

  • Vehicular accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Unsafe workplace conditions
  • Defective products
  • Sports accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Falls from heights
  • Violent crimes

What are some examples of catastrophic injuries?

Here are the most commonly reported types of catastrophic injuries:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Damage to the spine
  • Permanent damage to sensory organs
  • Organ failure
  • Nerve damage
  • Severe disfigurement or scarring
  • Loss of limbs
  • Cancer
  • Burns

Can I pursue a wrongful death claim for a catastrophic injury?

Yes. If you’ve lost a family member due to some party’s negligence, you have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against them. You must be the appointed personal representative of the deceased to file a wrongful death claim.

The appointed executor of the deceased’s will has the power to file it. However, if they don’t have a will, the probate court will appoint a personal representative.

Usually, the surviving spouse or children are given the first preference.

What damages can be recovered in a catastrophic injury case?

Here are the types of compensation you can recover in a catastrophic injury case:

  • Past and projected medical expenses
  • Lost earnings and benefits
  • Lost earning potential
  • Loss or damage of property
  • Expenses to keep up with your new lifestyle needs
  • Mental anguish
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of enjoyment of life

Why is it important to hire a catastrophic injury attorney?

Recovering after a catastrophic injury is overwhelming by itself. Taking on the stress of legal and insurance paperwork is almost impossible to handle alone.

An experienced catastrophic injury attorney will free you from this burden and take charge of every step of your case, including:

  • Evaluating the validity of your claim
  • Gathering evidence from credible sources
  • Negotiating with insurers and lawyers
  • Taking your case to trial if necessary

What are the benefits of working with Isaacs & Isaacs personal injury lawyers?

Our team has a proven track record of winning millions of dollars in compensation for catastrophic injury victims.

Our personal injury lawyers have expertise across a variety of fields such as vehicular accidents, workplace accidents, and defective products. Our extensive legal expertise and network of experts will help make your claim undeniable.

We guarantee to get you a much better compensation package than the initial offer you’re presented. You don’t have to worry about having deep pockets to fight your case. You only have to pay us when we win your settlement.

How can I schedule a free consultation with an Ohio personal injury lawyer at Isaacs & Isaacs?

You can fill out the form in our sidebar to get a FREE case review. Our team will get in touch with you shortly. Or, you can reach out to us directly by calling us on 800-333-9999.

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