A Law Firm Prepared To Handle Catastrophic Injury Cases

A major part of the practice of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation, is devoted to the representation of victims of injuries that are truly catastrophic in nature.

A catastrophic injury is one which has serious and long-term effects on a victim. Catastrophic injuries may leave a person with a permanent disability, and may even result in shortened life expectancies.

With offices in New Orleans and Gulfport, our firm serves clients in both Louisiana and Mississippi and is equipped to handle difficult cases involving catastrophic injuries. Call 504-613-4561 or 877-757-3539 to speak with one of the Firm's catastrophic injury attorneys. One of the Firm's lawyers will speak with you directly as we do not staff nonlawyer personnel to "screen" potential cases.

Louisiana and Mississippi Trial Lawyers with Substantial Experience with Severe and Catastrophic Injury

Neck, back, and spinal cord injuries might result in permanent paralysis such as paraplegia or quadriplegia (tetraplegia). A brain injury or amputation injury can similarly have a devastating impact on the lives of victims and their families.

A case involving a life-altering spinal cord damage or brain injury obviously requires a lawyer fluent with the complex medical issues involved in these cases. The Bowling Law Firm's practice in the field of medical malpractice complements its ability to navigate the medical issues involving the most serious forms of personal injury cases.

In addition to the physical and emotional effects of a serious injury, catastrophic injuries can have enormous financial impacts on victims and their families as a result of expensive rehabilitation and medical bills which will last over the course of a victim's lifetime. Additionally, the victim's family may incur expenses related to home modifications, vehicle conversions, and personal care attendant needs. At the same time, catastrophic injuries can prevent the victim from earning any income.

Catastrophic injury lawyers need to work with experts in fields such as life care planning, life expectancy projection, vocational rehabilitation, neuropsychology, and economics. The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation, has extensively worked with experts in these fields.

How Does The Law Measure Damages?

The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation's attorneys have handled numerous cases involving brain, spinal cord, amputations, and other catastrophic injuries. The Firm has extensive experience seeking compensation for medical expenses, lost income and other damages associated with catastrophic injuries.

This includes knowledge of Louisiana and Mississippi laws affecting personal injury claims as well as how to handle the complex medical issues which arise in catastrophic injury cases.

In handling catastrophic injury cases, the Firm often employs the services of neuropsychological, life-care planning, vocational, economic and other experts who help evaluate the value of a victim's claim by determining:

  • The life expectancy of the victim
  • The lifetime medical needs of the victim
  • The lost earning capacity of the victim

The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation, has extensive experience working with these experts retained on behalf of the Firm's clients as well as working against experts retained by the opposing side.

Lawyers from The Bowling Law Firm are recognized by their peers to be leaders in trial practice and complex medical litigation. Lawyers from the Firm have been selected by Super Lawyers (reserved for the top 5%), and The American Board of Trial Advocates (requiring extensive jury trial experience). The Firm carries Martindale-Hubbell's highest AV-Preeminent rating for ability and ethics.

Catastrophic injuries can occur in almost any setting, including car and truck accidents, warehouse accidents, industrial or construction accidents, maritime incidents and as a result of medical malpractice. The lawyers of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation, have the experience to handle complex catastrophic injury claims arising from these types of accidents and other severe accidents.

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