Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia
A personal injury is catastrophic if it has a long-term impact on a person’s quality of life. Catastrophic personal injuries are serious injuries that generally require a lengthy recovery period. Victims of catastrophic injuries may have permanent disabilities and may require significant medical treatment. Catastrophic injuries often happen suddenly and without warning. Such injuries include fire and burn injuries, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, and amputations. Victims of catastrophic personal injuries can include construction site workers, train and bus passengers, pedestrians and bike riders, and patrons of commercial establishments.
Victims harmed by the negligence, carelessness, recklessness, or malpractice of another have a legal right to seek compensation for losses. The area of law covering catastrophic personal injury is designed to provide a full range of legal claims to these victims – from motor vehicle accidents or birth trauma or spinal cord injury to cerebral palsy.
Our aggressive attorneys will do everything possible to prove negligence in your case and fight to ensure you receive every penny you are due following a catastrophic personal injury in Washington, D.C., Maryland or Virginia.
Experienced personal injury lawyers committed to protecting your rights
A good personal injury attorney needs knowledge of insurance and tort law, and the expertise to collaborate with economists, medical experts, life care planners, psychologists and other credible experts to demonstrate the financial and non-financial costs of a catastrophic personal injury. The D.C., Maryland, and Virginia personal injury lawyers of The Cochran Firm are highly experienced handling catastrophic injury cases and have the knowledge and experience required to provide personal injury victims with first-class legal representation. Our injury and accident attorneys provide each client with individualized attention, sensitivity, and respect.
Unlike smaller local firms, The Cochran Firm has the vast resources, knowledge, and experience necessary to confidently guide clients through the legal process and successfully litigate catastrophic personal injury claims. Experienced personal injury attorneys prepare every case to go to trial. Our driven team of professionals works tirelessly to recover the most compensation possible for your injury case. The Cochran Firm DC accident lawyers do not seek a quick settlement, but rather seek to maximize our clients’ compensation in order to protect their health, welfare, and safety.
Insurance companies in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia want to limit their liability and costs when a catastrophic injury occurs. These insurance corporations hire attorneys whose mission it is to limit liability and contain costs. The Cochran Firm DC lawyers are familiar with their tactics and ready to effectively counter the insurance companies’ arguments in order to protect the legal rights, safety, and health of catastrophic personal injury victims.
Contact Us for a No-Cost, No-Obligation Free Consultation
At The Cochran Firm DC, our seasoned attorneys are experienced handling catastrophic personal injury cases to our clients’ utmost satisfaction. Because time limits often apply to bringing a personal injury claim, contact the experienced personal injury lawyers of The Cochran Firm DC today for a free no-obligation consultation and case evaluation. Our 24-hour hotline is 1-800-THE-FIRM (1-800-843-3476) and our local number is 202-682-5800.
Examples of Catastrophic Personal Injury
- Fire and burn injuries
- Brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Metro and bus accidents
- Motorcycle and bike accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Birth injuries
- Casino accidents
- Toxic mold
- Construction accidents
- Aviation accidents
- Playground accidents
- Premises liability
- Medical malpractice
- Maritime accidents
The Cochran Firm DC catastrophic personal injury lawyers represent clients throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Our attorneys are uncompromising and use innovative, aggressive litigation strategies to achieve successful results for catastrophic personal injury victims. The proven record of The Cochran Firm DC’s catastrophic personal injury attorneys includes verdicts and settlements worth millions of dollars.
Personal Injury Compensation
Although it is not possible to entirely regain the loss suffered from a catastrophic personal injury, The Cochran Firm DC negligence attorneys can help you recover financial compensation for medical costs, current and future lost wages, home modifications, physical pain, emotional suffering, and quality of life impact.
Our seasoned lawyers know precisely how to handle insurance companies, negligent corporations, and government entities. The Cochran Firm DC attorneys do not back down against these powerful adversaries and will take every step needed to protect your legal rights, health, and safety. The team of compassionate personal injury attorneys at The Cochran Firm DC pride themselves in their dedication and unwavering commitment to seeking justice for victims of others’ negligence.
Damages that may be sought in a personal injury case include compensation for:
- Ongoing medical care and hospitalization
- Handicapped vans
- Home modifications needed to make it accessible
- Personal care assistants
- Psychological and physical therapy
- Physical pain and emotional suffering
- Long-term care facilities
- Mental trauma
- Lost income
How to Choose a Personal Injury Attorney
A time limit, or statute of limitations, applies to all personal injury cases in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. If you do not meet this time limit, you are likely unable to bring a personal injury lawsuit. The applicable statute may depend upon your claim. The law governing catastrophic personal injuries is complex and often changes with recent court decisions. In order to determine what statute of limitations applies to your catastrophic personal injury claim, you should contact The Cochran Firm DC to discuss your individual claim.
If an individual, organization, company, or government entity caused your injury in Washington, D.C., Maryland, or Virginia, The Cochran Firm DC can take your claim from start until finish to reclaim your lost wages, medical expenses, and other costs. Our team of experienced personal injury attorneys will not stop until our clients get the full compensation they deserve.
If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic personal injury in Washington, D.C., Maryland, or Virginia, please contact the skilled personal injury attorneys at The Cochran Firm DC to schedule a free consultation. Call 1-800-THE-FIRM (1-800-843-3476) or our local number at 202-682-5800 to schedule a no-cost appointment.
In your search for a personal injury attorney, it is important to remember three factors:
- Personal attention
The attorneys at The Cochran Firm DC come from varied backgrounds but all share one commonality: We are highly experienced in our areas of practice. This is vital. Many personal injury attorneys provide representation for clients hurt in a multitude of accidents. Our personal injury attorneys focus on specific areas of practice, allowing each of us to fully understand precedent and changes in code, and better represent you.
Some of our attorneys come from backgrounds in criminal defense while others have worked defending medical and insurance companies. Now focusing exclusively on tort claims, our attorneys are able to put their knowledge from defending for the other side to work for you. This gives us a distinct, insider’s advantage and enables us to provide you with the comprehensive legal representation you deserve.
As our verdicts and settlements can show, we have a proven record of successful results. As a branch of the nationally respected Cochran Firm founded by Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr., we share the resources of our larger organization as well. With the expertise of this collection of attorneys, we have access to a limitless body of knowledge from which we can seek all necessary resources. We have never backed down to powerful interests. We represent average Americans against powerful corporations, governments and individuals, and we do everything possible to ensure maximum compensation.
Many personal injury attorneys take on hundreds of clients, forcing them to “dump” clients on junior partners. At The Cochran Firm DC, our attorneys take only those cases they can fully immerse themselves in. Focusing on catastrophic personal injury, the attorney you hire is the attorney who handles all aspects of your case. This is not to say that your attorney will not seek counsel from others, but rather that your attorney will be your attorney – dealing directly with you, and personally seeing to the details of your case.
It is our distinct honor that some of our clients say they feel as though their attorney is also a close acquaintance. We achieve this by being genuinely concerned about your well-being. We will both thoroughly evaluate your case and walk you through every step of the process to ensure you receive the attentive, personalized representation you would expect from a close friend or relative. We want to make sure you are taken care of from your very first consultation. We will even come to you if your injury makes travel impossible.
Contact The Cochran Firm DC for a Free Case Evaluation
Deadlines usually apply to personal injury claims. Because these matters can be time sensitive, contact the experienced personal injury lawyers of The Cochran Firm DC today for a free no-obligation consultation and case evaluation. Our 24-hour hotline is 1-800-THE-FIRM (1-800-843-3476) and our local number is 202-682-5800.