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Catastrophic Injuries Are Often Severe and Life-Altering


“Severe injuries can have life-long consequences for you and your family. Our attorneys will fight to ensure you are appropriately compensated for your injuries.”

There is a wide range of different types of catastrophic injuries our attorneys can handle at Saunders Law Group in Bartow, FL and Lakeland, FL. Thomas C. Saunders, K.C. Bouchillon, and J. Matthew Kelly can provide you with professional representation and ensure that you receive fair and just compensation for your injuries. Severe injuries can have life-long consequences for you and your family. Our attorneys will fight to ensure you are appropriately compensated for your injuries. Contact our law firm today to schedule a consultation and discuss the legal options available to you.

A woman suffers in a hospital bed after a traumatic injury
In addition to the extensive medical treatment these injuries require, most victims also require counseling to learn to cope with the permanent damage they have suffered.

Types of Injuries

There are a variety of injuries a person may sustain in a personal injury case. In addition to the extensive medical treatment that these injuries require, most victims also require counseling to learn to cope with the permanent damage they have suffered. Some of the most common injuries we see include:

Burn Injuries

A burn injury can range from mild to severe. Moderate to severe cases typically include burns that are second or third degree. These burns often cover large areas of the body and will require multiple surgeries, skin grafts, and physical therapy to recover. Even with skin grafts and plastic surgery, severe burns are likely to result in significant scarring. This can have a negative impact on your confidence, self-image, and, ultimately, your quality of life.

Spinal Cord Injuries

Mild spinal cord injuries may result in muscle weakness, and strength can often be regained through extensive physical therapy. In more severe cases, however, a spinal cord injury can result in partial or total paralysis. Paralysis may include just the lower portion of the body, known as paraplegia, or it may include everything below the neck, known as quadriplegia. In either case, a spinal cord injury will likely require multiple surgeries, extended hospital stays, and physical therapy. If paralyzed, you will need either a standard or motorized wheel chair. Most people have to make modifications to their homes and vehicles, and some victims may also require long-term care.

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)

No two brain injuries are alike, so they can be difficult to accurately diagnose. In some cases, symptoms may not appear for days or even several weeks, making diagnosis that much more difficult. Symptoms to look for in potential brain injury victims include:

  • Changes in mood, behaviors, and sleep patterns
  • Frequent nausea or vomiting
  • Problems with coordination, walking or speaking
  • Confusion
  • Drainage from the nose or ears 

A TBI can cause permanent damage, including lasting changes in personality, motor skills, and more.

Wrongful Death

When the negligence or misconduct of another party results in fatal injury, we will ensure that party is held responsible. We will also seek compensation for outstanding medical bills associated with the injury, in addition to loss of income for your family, and compensation for funeral expenses. Some common accidents that result in wrongful death may include motor vehicle accidents, defective products, slip and fall accidents, and workplace accidents.

Why Choose Saunders Law Group

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury due to another party’s negligence or misconduct, we will work diligently to secure you appropriate compensation. We will strive to ensure you are compensated for your medical expenses—both current and long-term; any lost wages, or lost income if you cannot return to work; pain and suffering; and reduced quality of life. If your loved one suffered a fatal injury, we will also seek compensation for your pain and suffering and loss of companionship.

Take Action Today

If you or a loved one has suffered a severe injury caused by another party’s negligence, contact our law firm today. We can quickly schedule your consultation and discuss your potential personal injury case.

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480 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL 33830

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902 S Florida Ave
Ste 101
Lakeland, FL 33803

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