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If you or a loved one has experienced a catastrophic injury due to someone else’s negligence, the financial, emotional, and physical consequences can be devastating. At Guajardo Injury Law, we understand the severity of such situations and are dedicated to fighting for the justice and compensation you deserve.

You Have The Right To Seek Compensation For Your Injury

A catastrophic injury is a life-altering event that results in severe, long-term consequences, often causing permanent disability or impairment. These injuries can include spinal cord damage, traumatic brain injuries, loss of limbs, severe burns, and more. If you’ve suffered such an injury due to another party’s negligence, you have the right to seek compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. At Guajardo Injury Law, we’re committed to helping you fight for the compensation you need to rebuild your life.

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Common Reasons For Catastrophic Injuries:

  • Motor vehicle accidents, including car, truck, and motorcycle crashes
  • Workplace accidents, such as falls from heights, machinery malfunctions, or construction site incidents
  • Medical malpractice, including surgical errors, birth injuries, and misdiagnosis
  • Defective products or machinery, resulting in serious injuries or fatalities
  • Sporting or recreational accidents, such as diving accidents, collisions, or equipment failures
  • Acts of violence, including assault, battery, or shootings
  • Slip and fall accidents, especially in hazardous premises or unsafe conditions
  • Negligent property maintenance, such as collapsed structures or unsafe premises
  • Dangerous or defective pharmaceutical drugs or medical devices
  • Industrial accidents, such as explosions, chemical spills, or exposure to hazardous materials
  • Accidents involving bicycles, pedestrians, or public transportation vehicles

What You Can Expect When You Contact Mr. Guajardo

Mr. Guajardo personally oversees all personal injury cases. The process begins with a comprehensive evaluation of your case, where Mr. Guajardo listens attentively to your story, assesses the incident’s details, and gathers essential evidence to build a strong legal strategy. Once Mr. Guajardo has established the groundwork, he tirelessly advocates on your behalf, negotiating with insurance companies and opposing parties to seek fair compensation for your losses.

Throughout the process, he provides unwavering support and guidance, ensuring you are informed every step of the way. Whether through negotiation or litigation, Mr. Guajardo remains steadfast in his commitment to achieving the best possible outcome for your case, helping you secure the financial resources needed to move forward.

We Secure The Best Possible Compensation, As Evidenced By Our Case Results

At Guajardo Injury Law, Mr. Guajardo becomes emotionally invested in each case, fighting fiercely to ensure justice for our clients. Our commitment to securing the best possible compensation is evident in our track record of case results:

  • $15,500,000 settlement for an 18-wheeler crash resulting in multiple fatalities and traumatic brain injury to a survivor.
  • $7,500,000 settlement for a construction accident causing traumatic brain injury.
  • $7,500,000 settlement for a workplace injury resulting in extensive electrical burns and eventual fatality.

What To Do Immediately After Catastrophic Injuries:

  • Ensure you receive proper medical care for your injuries, even if they seem minor at first.
  • Take photographs of the accident scene, your injuries, and any property damage if possible.
  • Gather names, phone numbers, and addresses of witnesses and parties involved in the incident.
  • Contact local authorities, such as the police or workplace supervisor, to report the accident and obtain a formal report.
  • Keep any physical evidence related to the incident, such as damaged clothing or defective products.
  • Refrain from speaking about the details of the accident with anyone other than medical professionals or your attorney.
  • Maintain a detailed record of medical treatments, expenses, and any communication related to the incident.
  • Seek legal advice from an experienced personal injury attorney, like Mr. Guajardo, to understand your rights and options for seeking compensation.

Catastrophic Injury FAQs

What Qualifies As A Catastrophic Injury?

A catastrophic injury is one that results in severe, long-term effects on a person’s physical or mental health. These injuries often lead to permanent disability, significant impairment, or even death. Examples include spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, severe burns, loss of limbs, and extensive internal organ damage.

How Do I Know If I Have A Viable Catastrophic Injury Case?

If you’ve suffered a catastrophic injury due to the negligence or wrongful actions of another party, you may have a viable case. It’s essential to consult with an experienced personal injury attorney, like Mr. Guajardo, who can evaluate the details of your situation and advise you on the best course of action. Factors such as the severity of your injuries, liability, and available evidence will be considered in determining the viability of your case.

Fight For Justice And Hold The Bad Guys Responsible

Mr. Guajardo is not just a personal injury attorney; he’s a fierce advocate dedicated to fighting for justice on behalf of those who have been wronged. With over three decades of experience and a track record of securing substantial settlements and verdicts for his clients, Mr. Guajardo has the expertise and tenacity to hold the responsible parties accountable for their actions. If you’ve suffered a catastrophic injury due to negligence, don’t wait. Schedule a consultation with Mr. Guajardo and take the first step towards securing the justice you deserve.


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