A catastrophic injury is generally defined as one so severe that it incapacitates or disables the victim for an extended period of time, or even permanently, and requires long-term care. Such a disaster can take a terrible toll on you and your family financially. A dramatic inability to earn a living, to be mobile and to maintain a desirable quality of life may also lead to emotional and psychological trauma. At The Licatesi Law Group, LLP, we have seen first-hand the devastating impact these heightened injuries can have. With over 40 years of experience in such cases, we are committed to providing the highest caliber legal representation, with the goal of giving you and your family the best opportunity to move forward.
Catastrophic injuries can result from motor vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, construction site accidents, falls from heights, fires, explosions and even criminal attacks. Common types are:
Clients count on us to win them optimal compensation for lost current and future lost wages and for the costs of long-term medical treatment, physical therapy, attendant care, additional medical equipment (such as special beds) and alterations to multiple parts of the home to accommodate disabilities.
Our New York & Long Island personal injury attorneys have more than 40 years’ experience in catastrophic injury cases. Every case is different and requires extensive review of medical records and other evidence. Our attorneys have the knowledge and skill to conduct a thorough evaluation of your injuries and build a strong case that includes expert testimony regarding your medical care, your ability to work and function and the costs involved in managing your treatment and your daily living.
To learn how The Licatesi Law Group, LLP is a strong advocate for victims of the most serious injuries, take advantage of a free consultation and case evaluation with our dedicated attorneys. Call us at 516-227-2662 or contact our Uniondale or Brooklyn office online.
Over One Billion in Verdicts, Settlements and Awards for Our Clients
Plaintiff sustained a series of fractures and other injuries to the right shin, heel and foot, requiring nailing of the right tibia with two proximal and two distal locking bolts, ultimately resulting in below-the-knee amputation
Infant plaintiff sustained encephalopathy as result of DPT vaccination administered by NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation.
Plaintiff was involved in a car accident resulting in multiple disc herniations requiring percutaneous fluoroscopic-guided epidural treatment and lumbar fusion laminectomy.
47 year old male police officer injured as a result of surgical malpractice by an orthopedic surgeon resulting in an inability to work and permanent impairment of gait.
Wrongful death case settled at the Appellate level, 44-year-old husband and father drowned while swimming in a municipal pool.
69 year old female with underlying osteoporosis and preexisting spinal degeneration awarded as a result of a motor vehicle accident causing an acute T12 fracture of her spine.
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