Experienced Catastrophic Injury Attorneys | Glen Burnie MD | Waldman, Grossfeld, Appel & Baer
What Is a Catastrophic Injury?
Catastrophic injuries means that the injuries are serious enough to possibly require long-term care and potentially cause permanent damage to the victim. If you have been a victim of catastrophic injury and can no longer work in Glen Burnie, the catastrophic injury lawyers at Waldman, Grossfeld, Appel & Baer can help you navigate through the complicated paperwork and laws related to serious, permanent, life-changing injuries.
Three of the most common types of catastrophic injuries are:
- Cognitive Injury: Cognitive Impairment can occur after a TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury), which is brain damage or dysfunction caused by an outside force. Falls are the leading cause of TBI, causing almost half of all brain injuries.
- Spinal Cord Injury: The leading cause of spinal cord injuries is sports. Spinal cord injury can cause loss of sensation, limb control, bowel and bladder control, and emotional and behavioral problems.
- Physical Injury: Causes of catastrophic physical injury can range from a car accident to an on-the-job accident.
What Is Contributory Negligence?
There are only four states that practice contributory negligence, and Maryland is one of them. Contributory negligence means that if you are found at fault at all, even just 1%, you will receive no compensation. An examples of contributory negligence is:
If you cross the street in a no crossing zone and get hit by a car, you could be responsible for your injuries, since you chose to ignore the “No Crossing” sign and cross the street.
If you are unsure about the contributory negligence laws in Glen Burnie, MD then hiring a law firm that’s experienced in catastrophic injury is essential to your case. Insurance companies have teams of professional attorneys working against you, let Waldman, Grossfeld, Appel & Baer represent your best interests.
Catastrophic Injury Law Firm | Glen Burnie, MD
Waldman, Grossfeld, Appel & Baer have been offering full legal services to the residents of Glen Burnie, Pasadena, Reisterstown, Cambridge, and Rosedale since 1969. Our seasoned attorneys have a combined experience of over 148 years of legal practice. If you or someone you care about has experienced a catastrophic accident, the last thing you want to worry about is how to protect your legal rights—let our serious injury lawyers provide you with quality, aggressive, and affordable legal representation. Contact us today online or at 410-437-7711.