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El Paso Catastrophic Injury Lawyer

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Attorney Assisting With Brain Injuries, Spine Paraplegic and Quadraplegic Injuries in Texas and New Mexico

A personal injury can be painful, and it can cause a great deal of personal and financial difficulty. However, some injuries are so severe that they can affect a victim and their family for the rest of their life. When injuries cause disability or permanent bodily damage, the financial ramifications can be huge, and in these cases, victims should work with an experienced attorney to determine how to recover compensation from those who were responsible.

James Kennedy, P.L.L.C. is a tough, family-oriented law firm, and we understand the physical pain and financial hardship that comes with a serious injury. We are dedicated to pursuing justice for those who have been injured, and we are prepared to fight for you and help you recover the financial compensation you deserve.

As an attorney who is Board Certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, James Kennedy knows the legal issues involved in severe injury cases. He has successfully represented clients throughout Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona for more than 25 years, and he has taken cases to trial every year. He is ready to do what it takes to ensure that you are fully compensated for the harm your family has suffered.

Types of Severe Injuries

A catastrophic injury involves serious bodily harm that results in disfigurement, long-term or permanent disability, and major financial repercussions. In addition to any immediate medical treatment that is necessary, victims may also require ongoing rehabilitation, accommodations for disabilities, and treatment for the emotional trauma they have experienced. These injuries are likely to impact a person's ability to earn an income, and when added to large and continuing medical bills, this is likely to put a family in dire financial straits.

Severe and catastrophic injuries may include:

  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI) - Concussions and other types of brain injuries can cause impairment to a person's cognitive functions, memory, muscle coordination, and mood. This can affect a victim's ability to work, their personal relationships, and their overall health and well-being. 
  • Spine injury - Injuries to the neck or back can damage the spinal cord, which can lead to partial or complete paralysis including paraplegia and quadraplegia.
  • Burn injuries - Severe burns can be incredibly painful, and they can often lead to permanent disfigurement, nerve damage, and long-lasting emotional trauma.
  • Amputation - Injuries to the limbs may result in the complete loss of fingers, arms, or legs. Victims may need to use prosthetic limbs or other assistive devices, and they will likely require extensive physical therapy.
  • Eye injuries - Any injuries which result in blindness or the loss of vision are likely to affect a victim's earning capacity and their daily mobility.
  • Bone and joint injuries - Shattered bones, compound fractures, and extensive damage to joints such as shoulders, knees, or hips can be painful and debilitating. These injuries often require surgery, and victims will likely have a long and difficult recovery process.

Contact an El Paso, TX and New Mexico Serious Injury Attorney

If a member of your family has suffered a catastrophic injury, James Kennedy, P.L.L.C. can work with you to identify the party or parties who were liable and ensure that they are held responsible for the harm done to you. We will pursue compensation that fully addresses your damages, including costs related to past and future medical treatment and therapy, income lost because of disability, modifications to your home or vehicle, and the physical and emotional pain and suffering that you and your family have experienced.

To schedule a free consultation, contact our office at 915-544-5200. We represent injury victims in west Texas, southern and northern New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, and Nevada, including El Paso, Odessa, Midland, Carlsbad, Las Cruces, and the Permian Basin. Se Habla Español.

6216 Gateway Blvd. East, El Paso, TX 79905

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