Fresno Personal Injury Attorney


Catastrophic Injuries are injuries or illnesses that permanently prevent someone from being able to work for a living. Any injuries that have serious, long-term, life-changing effects, leaving a person permanently disabled and possibly in need of constant aid or supervision, are classified as catastrophic. Such injuries usually mean a lifetime of rehabilitation and medical bills as well as severe stress on the person’s family.

Catastrophic injury settlements seek to compensate victims for these lifelong disabilities – for medical care, which is always very expensive in these cases, life care, loss of income, loss of enjoyment of life, mental anguish, and pain and suffering. If someone’s negligence or intentional act, or a dangerous or defective product, caused a catastrophic injury, the victim has a right to make a claim of personal injury. The outcome of the claim will in many ways determine the person’s future quality of life, by determining the quality of the medical care and other support he or she receives.

Gerald Schwab, an experienced California personal injury attorney, stands ready to recover those damages for you. Call him right away.

Catastrophic injuries often affect the central nervous system, as do spinal cord injuries or severe burn injuries, which then affects many other systems of the body. Some of the most common catastrophic injuries include:

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Accidental amputation
  • Multiple bone fracture
  • Eye injury
  • Shoulder injury
  • Foot injury
  • Back injury
  • Neck injury
  • Severe burns
  • Organ damage
  • Spinal cord and neurological injury or disorder, which can result in paralysis

Because the defendants in catastrophic injury cases are usually large insurance companies and corporations with enormous financial resources, you need an attorney who cannot be intimidated. You need an attorney who will fight aggressively on your behalf. You need an experienced attorney who will not make mistakes in preparing your claim, during negotiations, or in trial that could reduce the amount of compensation you receive. You need Gerald Schwab.

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Gerald Schwab, Jr.


Law Office of Gerald Schwab, Jr.
Fresno Personal Injury Attorney
5588 N Palm Ave,
Fresno, CA 93704
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Phone: (559) 295-0391