Serious catastrophic injuries have life-changing consequences for both the victim and their family. Our solicitors understand the impact catastrophic injuries can have. We have been advising and supporting people in Belfast and across Northern Ireland who suffered these injuries for over 50 years.
We hope the information below can help answer some questions you may have about catastrophic injuries.
What is a Serious Catastrophic Injury?
A catastrophic injury is defined as a serious injury with life-altering consequences. It usually happens suddenly and often leaves the victim requiring long-term medical care. Different kinds of catastrophic injuries include:
- Brain injury
- Loss of sight
- Loss of hearing
- Eye injury
- Psychiatric conditions
These types of injuries can be complex and difficult to identify. It is to best consult with your doctor to determine what sort of injury you sustained.
Causes of catastrophic injuries
There are numerous situations that could result in a catastrophic injury. Some of these include:
- Car accident
- Pedestrian accident
- Motorcycle accident
- Defective project
- Fall from height
- Work accident
- Construction accident
- Factory accident
This is by no means an exhaustive list. If you’ve sustained an injury, contact our catastrophic injury solicitors in Belfast, Glengormley, and Carrickfergus.
What is the serious catastrophic injury claims process?
This is how the serious catastrophic injury claims process works in Northern Ireland:
- Firstly, you contact our catastrophic injury solicitors within 3 years of the injury.
- Secondly, our solicitors gather relevant evidence pertaining to your case and assess your injuries.
- Thirdly, we establish the compensation that you may receive as a result of your injury.
- Lastly, we negotiate a settlement that you’re happy with.
Our serious catastrophic injury claims solicitors have helped thousands of people in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. If you want to learn more about the process, please speak with our solicitors directly on 0800 020 9311 or visit us in our offices in Belfast, Glengormley, and Carrickfergus.
How much is my catastrophic injury claim worth?
The potential value of a catastrophic injury claim is tied closely with the complexity of the injuries. Every injury needs to be carefully assessed by our solicitors in order to help guide you in this regard. If you would like to get a general idea of the potential value, our website features a helpful compensation calculator that you may find useful.
Our expert catastrophic injury solicitors in Northern Ireland can help
For over 50 years, we have been the chosen solicitors for many people who have suffered catastrophic injuries in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. Contact Paschal O’Hare today if you require a compassionate solicitor that will fight for the compensation and rehabilitation that you deserve. We will listen and give you the support you deserve.