Catastrophic injuries or illnesses can include brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputations, brachial plexus injury, multiple fractures, burns or other congenital or neurological disorders. All which can have life altering effects. This type of injury affects not only the injured victim, but their family as well. A catastrophic injury or illness usually causes severe disruption to the central nervous system, which causes many other systems of the body to not operate properly.
Possible effects of a catastrophic injury include:
• loss of movement
• loss of sensation
• loss of communicative and cognitive abilities
The catastrophic injury or illness may also impact:
• the urinary system
• the gastrointestinal system
• and many other systems of the body
With a catastrophic injury, anything is possible. The victim faces possible hospitalization, surgery, physical therapy and rehabilitation. They healing time required for these injuries can last a lifetime.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of a catastrophic injury due to a defective product or negligence, please contact the office of F. Anthony Koushan for a free consultation today.