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Catastrophic Injuries

Has a Catastrophic Injury Changed Your Life?

Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.: Catastrophic Injury Lawyers in Maine

An unexpected injury can be physically, emotionally, and financially disastrous for an individual and their family. Everything can change in the blink of an eye; people who were once healthy and active may no longer be able to work, go to school, care for their children, or perform their day-to-day routines. This situation can be overwhelmingly difficult and frustrating, especially knowing that an accident was caused by someone else’s carelessness and that it never should have happened.

In times like these, you have the right to pursue justice for the wrongs committed against you. The Maine catastrophic injury lawyers at Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. are dedicated to helping victims of serious, life-altering injuries obtain the compensation they both need and deserve.

You may be able to obtain financial compensation for some of the following economic and non-economic damages:

  • Past and future medical bills
  • Rehabilitative care
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning capacity
  • Loss of enjoyment
  • Pain and suffering

It is a gross injustice that you should have to suffer the financial repercussions of a wrongful catastrophic injury. You have suffered enough already; allow Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. to fight for the maximum amount of compensation to which you are entitled to ensure your future care and wellbeing.

Common Types & Causes of Catastrophic Injuries

A catastrophic injury usually occurs suddenly and often results in major changes to a person’s life. Often, people who sustain catastrophic injuries are not able to return to work. Catastrophic injuries can take many forms, but some of the most common types include:

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
  • Loss of a limb
  • Internal organ damage
  • Severe thermal or chemical burns
  • Blindness

Catastrophic injuries usually occur as a result of a workplace accident, industrial accident, slip-and-fall accident, motor vehicle accident, or even medical malpractice. These injuries can be either partially or fully disabling depending on their complexity. For example, spinal cord damage could result in paralysis. A severe TBI could affect the way a person is able to think, speak, and interact with people. Some of these conditions may require extensive long-term care, which means significant medical bills. Holding the person or entity responsible for your accident accountable for their negligence can help you get the money you need to cover your bills and provide for your family.

Ready to Take Legal Action? Call Today for a Free Consultation

When dealing with the aftermath of a serious accident, legal action can understandably be the last thing on your mind. It is our goal to help make the process as smooth as possible for you. You can trust in our team’s ability to fight tenaciously for the money you deserve. We are prepared to exhaust all available options to help secure justice on your behalf.

Please give Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. a call as soon as possible to receive your free consultation, or click here to fill out our online form.

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  • Settlement in Wrongful Death Lawsuit $2 Million

    D. Michael Noonan represented the parents of Jacob Goulet, a teen who died after being swept away in a storm drain, in a wrongful death case against the city of Nashua.

  • Pedestrian Run Over by Tractor Trailer Truck $1.7 Million

    Pedestrian injured by tractor trailer truck making illegal U-turn received a settlement of $1,700,000.00 as compensation.

  • Settlement for Second-Floor Fall Victim $1.5 Million

    A young man was injured in fall from unsafe second-floor sliding door received a settlement of $1,500,000.00 as compensation.

  • Motorcycle Passenger Struck by Car & Injured $1.25 Million

    Woman passenger on a motorcycle injured in a car crash received $1,250,000.00 as compensation.

  • Motorcyclist Killed in Collision With Automobile $1.25 Million

    Family receives $1,250,000.00 in compensation in wrongful death claim.

  • Settlement of Estate of Worker Killed by Electrocution $1.225 Million

    Settlement was pieced together from four defendants, following the electrocution of a lineman for a cable construction company.

  • Recovered for Woman Exposed to Dangerous Drug $1.05 Million

    A woman was harmed by the use of a dangerous drug received a settlement of $1,050,000.00 as compensation.

  • Arbitration Award for Woman Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident $1 Million

    Attorney D. Michael Noonan successfully arbitrated this case for a woman seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident including serious leg injury and a mild traumatic brain injury.

  • Pedestrian vs. Automobile $699 Thousand

    Elderly pedestrian walking on the sidewalk when an elderly female driver loses control of her vehicle driving up onto the sidewalk striking the pedestrian causing serious injuries to both legs.

  • Automobile vs. Tractor Trailer $550 Thousand

    Tractor-trailer driving down a rural hill, Plaintiff driving up the hill on the opposite side of the road, a collision occurs near the centerline during a snow storm causing serious injuries to the Plaintiff.

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