Catastrophic Injury

Catastrophic injuries include injuries that are both devastating in scope and permanent in nature. These injuries can arise in a number of ways and take a tremendous toll on the injured persons and their loved ones. INJURY DEATHS STATISTICS In 2013 in the United States, injuries, including all causes of unintentional and violence-related injuries combined, accounted for 59% of all deaths among persons age 1-44 year of age- that is more deaths than non-communicable diseases and infectious diseases combined. If you were catastrophically injured in an event and need legal counsel, don't hesitate to contact our attorneys and tell us what happened.  Call 800-883-2299 for a no obligation consultation.  Injury Facts
  • More than 192,900 deaths from injury in 2013—1 person every 3 minutes.
  • Leading cause of death for people ages 1–44 in the U.S.
  • An estimated 31 million emergency department visits for injury in 2013.
  • An estimated 2.5 million people hospitalized with injury in 2013.
  • Violence and injuries cost more than $406 billion in medical care and lost productivity each year.
Injuries considered catastrophic often involve paralysis, severe burns, head injuries or traumas, toxic exposures, loss of sight, hearing, speech, or sexual function, and much more. If you or a family member were catastrophically injured and need legal assistance, contact Sheller P.C. for a free consultation at 800-883-2299 or fill out a confidential inquiry form at the bottom of this page and one of our personal injury attorneys will review your case.  The attorneys at Sheller, P.C. believe everyone deserves the right to seek justice. Contact us immediately as there may be a time limit for bringing your claim. SHELLER, P.C. ATTORNEYS HAVE SUCCESSFULLY LITIGATED NUMEROUS CATASTROPHIC INJURY CASES.  GO TO SUCCESSES TO LEARN ABOUT OUR RESULTS. Source: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/overview/leading_cod.html

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