Clearwater Catastrophic Injury Lawyers
Catastrophic Injury Claims in Florida
Have you or a loved suffered a catastrophic injury in Florida? A catastrophic injury can cause immense pain and throw your entire life off balance. And just as many catastrophic injury victims are trying to adjust to their new lifestyle, they get slammed with costly medical bills.
If you have been wrongfully injured, you deserve compensation to cover your medical bills and other expenses incurred by your accident. At Idrizi Law Group, our Clearwater catastrophic injury lawyers have over a decade of experience representing and litigating catastrophic injury claims in Florida. We will work with you by your side to build a legal case that will secure the settlement you need to cover all of your medical and other expenses—now and into the future.
Don’t settle for an insurance settlement that will barely cover your initial expenses. Let the Idrizi Law Group fight on your behalf to win the fair and just compensation you deserve.
Call (727) 202-5499 or contact us online to set up your free case evaluation.
What Is a Catastrophic Injury?
A catastrophic injury is a severe, disabling injury that is either long-term or permanent. Catastrophic injuries tend to impair victims in some way that forces them to live their life differently than they did before their accident.
For example, someone with a catastrophic injury may find that after their accident they can no longer:
- Maintain their job
- Or even brush their own teeth
Therefore, victims of catastrophic injuries usually require intense physical therapy as well as some kind of live-in caregiver in order to help them function. Not only can these costs be very expensive, but they tend to be ongoing. Someone who needs a wheelchair or a nurse to help them get around will potentially have to cover such costs for the rest of their life. This is why filing a catastrophic injury claim is often necessary—otherwise, most victims cannot afford their necessary treatment.
Common Catastrophic Injuries
Catastrophic injuries are often considered to be those which affect the brain or the spinal cord, but a catastrophic injury can actually be any injury that is long-term and debilitating, or that has caused a significant deformity.
Some of the most common types of catastrophic injuries include:
- Traumatic brain injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Severe burns
- Loss of limb
Eligible Damages in a Florida Catastrophic Injury Claim
Catastrophic injury victims require more thorough medical treatment than typical accident victims, so it should come as no surprise that these injuries can be insurmountably expensive. Catastrophic injuries also generally mean that the victim is out of a job, meaning they may lose their primary source of income just as the bills start piling up. We believe the injury victim should not be the one to bear these burdens.
Filing a catastrophic injury claim for damages is often an accident victim’s best shot at receiving funds that will adequately cover all of their accident-related expenses. When you file a personal injury claim, your lawyer will calculate how much money you need to cover all of your expenses—not only those you have already incurred, but what you are expected to need into the future as well. A good personal injury settlement should set you up for life.
Damages you may be entitled to claim after suffering a catastrophic injury include:
- Medical expenses: Hospitalization costs, prescription medication, surgeries, physical therapy, counseling, and any medical expense related to your accident should be covered, past, present, and future.
- Quality of life changes: If you need to purchase a wheelchair, install railings or ramps in your home to help you move around, hire a live-in caregiver, or do anything else to ensure your comfort and functionality following your accident, this should be covered as well.
- Lost wages: If you can no longer work or need to take a significant amount time off to recover, you should be able to receive a portion of your lost wages.
- Pain and suffering: Catastrophic injuries are painful, traumatic, and heartbreaking. Your lawyer can secure additional compensation to cover the physical and mental suffering you have been forced to endure because of your accident.
Contact Our Catastrophic Injury Lawyers Today!
At Idrizi Law Group, we truly care about our clients’ wellbeing. We will help you secure medical treatment, counseling, physical therapy, and anything else you may need in order to recover—not to mention the compensation to cover these expenses as well. We understand how devasting a catastrophic injury can be and are here to handle the legal aspects of your claim so you can focus on yourself and spending time with your loved ones.
We are here for you 24/7. Contact Idrizi Law Group now to get started on your catastrophic injury claim.
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Settlements & Verdicts
275,000 No Witnesses No Property Damage
Even after all the witnesses denied seeing a collision between the defendant’s and our client’s vehicles causing our client to drive into oncoming traffic and investigative pictures depicting no damage to the defendant’s vehicle whatsoever, Idrizi Law Group fought hard to recover policy limits amounting to $275,000.00 for our client.
$250,000 Serious Injuries
In May 2018 we recovered the bodily injury policy limits of $200,000 and the underinsured policy limits of $50,000 for both the driver and passenger of the crashed vehicle.
$200,000 Hit & Run Victim
Client was using the Clearwater Beach roundabout when a distracted driver collided with him and left the scene of the accident.
$161,000 Serious Injuries
In October of 2016, our clients were involved in a motor vehicle accident that results in spinal injuries to the driver.
$150,000 Serious Injuries
The at-fault party was looking at the accident across the street instead of the traffic in front of him and hit our client without braking at a speed of over 50 MPH.
$150,000 DUI Victim
Due to the velocity of the at-fault party’s vehicle, the victim’s car was forced to collide with the other vehicles stopped in front of her. The impact our client suffered caused injuries that required significant treatment for recovery.
$125,000 High Speed Collision
Our client was awarded the bodily injury policy limit of $25,000 and was also awarded the underinsured motorist policy limit of $100,000.
$110,000 Side Impact Collision Resulting in Whiplash
Our client was traveling at a legal speed when another car exiting a shopping plaza negligently collided with the passenger’s side of our client’s vehicle.
$100,000 Severe Injuries
In June 2020, Idrizi Law Group demanded the policy limit for our client who experienced whiplash, substantial lower back injuries, and nerve damage which caused numbness to his fingers in both hands.
$100,000 Serious Injuries
This amount is the maximum bodily injury policy limits the at-fault driver had available. We were happy to see her medical care resolve her extensive injuries requiring back surgery.
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