Trial-tested Catastrophic Injury Lawyer
A catastrophic injury lawyer knows how much a catastrophic injury can change someone’s life. In just an instant a person’s and family’s needs and priorities suddenly change as they are faced with injuries, medical bills, lost wages, and more.
If you’re living with the costly aftermath of a catastrophic injury, consider working with a catastrophic injury lawyer. The experienced team of catastrophic injury lawyers at Mithoff Law has tried or settled hundreds of catastrophic injury cases over the last forty five years.
“Mithoff, a Houston personal injury lawyer, is no stranger to winning big payoffs for large groups of people. He negotiated a $2.3 billion settlement with the tobacco industry for Harris and other counties, and he won $80 million for residents of a nursing home who were killed in a 2005 bus explosion while fleeing Hurricane Rita.”
– Houston Chronicle, November 22, 2017
The experienced lawyers at Mithoff Law have helped multiple clients win or resolve high-profile cases involving catastrophic injuries, including:
$32 Million Jury Verdict in Trucking Crash
A $32 million jury verdict for persons who were killed or seriously injured and burned when an 18-wheeler slammed into a line of traffic stopped by a minor accident.
$80 Million Settlement for Victims of Hurricane Rita Bus Fire
Served as Plaintiffs’ Lead Liaison Attorney, and negotiated an $80 million settlement in behalf of families and victims of the Hurricane Rita Bus Fire tragedy, which resulted in the deaths of 23 nursing home residents being evacuated from Houston by bus in advance of Hurricane Rita.
$5.5 Million Settlement for Man Severely Burned by Explosion at Sugar Mill
Obtained a $5.5 million settlement for a man who received second and third-degree burns over approximately forty percent of his body as a result of an explosion at a sugar mill.
What is considered a catastrophic illness or injury?
Some injuries sustained during an accident are so severe and long-term that they can permanently alter the lives of victims. This type of injury, known as a catastrophic injury, can leave victims unable to work and/or care for themselves.
Common types of catastrophic injuries include:
Common causes of catastrophic injury
Accidents resulting in catastrophic injury can occur for a number of reasons. When it comes to claiming damages, it’s important for families to try and establish fault for a catastrophic injury. Finding evidence for negligence or deliberate actions helps to build a court-ready case.
The following are just some of the causes of catastrophic injuries the catastrophic injury lawyers at Mithoff Law are here to help you with:
How a catastrophic injury lawyer from Mithoff Law can help you
Mithoff Law has decades of trial experience and has gone to court against some of the largest companies in the country. Part of our strategic advantage is our wide network of experts. We work with renowned medical professionals and relevant industry experts to help us build a case that’s as airtight as possible.
Seeking damages for a catastrophic injury? Get representation from Mithoff Law on your side.
Catastrophic injuries can inflict extreme hardship on those who have been severely injured. If you or a loved one suffered catastrophic injuries, an experienced catastrophic injury attorney with Mithoff Law can help evaluate your claims, and assist you with the process of navigating litigation.