Catastrophic Injury The Lawyer You Need For The Results You Want

Columbia Catastrophic Injury Lawyer

Seek Legal Representation in Columbia: (803) 771-7011

No one – the perpetrator or the court – should turn a blind eye to the catastrophic injury you’ve incurred as a result of someone else’s negligent and reckless behavior, whether in a road accident, sports game, or construction mistake. The permanent and life-changing damage a catastrophic injury causes to a person must be compensated for. Attorney Marion M. Moses brings nearly 20 years of prosecutorial and trial experience, and he takes a personalized approach to each client’s case as he prioritizes their well-being throughout the legal process.

What Constitutes a Catastrophic Injury?

Catastrophic injury is legally defined as an injury with direct consequences that permanently prevents an individual from performing any gainful work. In other words, a catastrophic injury is an injury that leaves the victim with serious, permanent damage. These injuries often take the form of severe injury to the spine, spinal cord, brain, skull, or spinal fractures.

Some common causes of catastrophic include:

  • Car and Truck Accidents
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Sport and Recreational Activities
  • Construction Accidents
  • Medical Mistakes

Examples of Catastrophic Injury

There are three categories of catastrophic injury:

  • Physical
  • Spinal Cord
  • Cognitive

Physical injuries could be amputation, burn injuries, severe fractures, organ damage, and other tissue or orthopedic function damage. These injuries can cause serious infections, limb loss, disfigurement, and permanent disability depending on the situation.

Spinal cord injuries exclusively affect the spinal cord, creating permanent mobility issues for survivors. This could look like partial or complete paralysis, respiratory and circulatory problems, exaggerated reflexes and spasms, chronic pain, or loss of bowel and bladder control.

Perhaps the most emotionally and financially costly of catastrophic injuries are cognitive injuries. Cognitive injuries arise from brain damage that can result in life-long cognitive dysfunction, abnormal speech and language, emotional difficulties, and limited ability to move their arms and legs.

Compensation for Damages

As a result of your injury, you may have to undergo costly surgeries or go through rehabilitation, or you may permanently require a medical device or medication. In your personal injury lawsuit, you can seek compensation for these medical expenses, as well as for lost wages if the injury puts you out of work. Depending on your situation, you may also be entitled to compensation for emotional damage that you and your loved ones suffered from the accident.

Some further examples of the costs you are entitled to recovering in your catastrophic injury case include:

  • Emergency medical expenses
  • Continuing medical care
  • Visiting nursing care
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Counseling
  • Costs for retro-fitting your home for disability accommodation
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Disfigurement

Retain Legal Assistance in Your Recovery

If you or a loved one has experienced catastrophic injury due to another individual’s negligence, recklessness, or carelessness, you should seek experienced legal representation in your personal injury case immediately. As a former prosecutor with years of trial experience, Attorney Marion M. Moses is a results-driven attorney who can aggressively and efficiently fight for your right to recovery. The long-lasting and life-changing damages you’ve incurred should not be cast aside; you deserve the financial and emotional compensation for your injuries, and Attorney Moses can help you start again.

Contact The Law Offices of Marion M. Moses, LLC today at (803) 771-7011 or online here to discuss your catastrophic injury case.

What Sets Us Apart?

Our Commitment to Provide You the Highest Level of Legal Representation
  • Attorney Marion M. Moses Works With You Directly from Start to Finish
  • Spanish Services Available
  • Committed to Giving Your Case the Genuine, Individualized Attention it Deserves
  • Handled Thousands of Criminal Cases from Both Sides of the Law
  • Nearly 20 Years of Dedicated Legal Experience

Client Reviews

See How We Provided Comprehensive Legal Counsel to the Residents of the Midlands
    If I could give more stars I would. Highly recommend to anyone!!!

    “Marion is extremely knowledgeable about the law. Super easy to work with and very professional.”

    - Lance H.
    Could not have been more pleased with the results!!!

    “Mr. Moses and his staff went above and beyond for my case!! He was very honest and upfront from the very beginning. I would recommend him anytime! Could not have been more pleased with the results!!!”

    - Pat G.
    THE ABSOLUTE BEST ATTORNEY EVERRRRR!!!

    “Very friendly & professional, he definitely gets the job done. I definitely recommend & will be using him again for future cases!!”

    - Shayy G.
    I couldn't have been more pleased with Marion as my attorney.

    “He fought diligently on my behalf and was always prepared, knowledgeable, and confident. He did extensive research on my case, which was so evident when we were in court. Not only was I impressed with his knowledge of the law, but also his rigorous/exhaust”

    - Emily P.
    What could have been a very serious lifelong record was resolved by Marion with an unbelievably great outcome.

    “Marion also gave us a very studied opinion using his network of legal contacts on a separate case to keep us from wasting money on what would have turned out to be a losing effort.”

    - Shelley K.
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