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Erie, Pennsylvania Catastrophic Injury Lawyers

Personal Injury Firm Is Dedicated To Recovering Compensation For Clients Suffering From Catastrophic Injury In Erie, Pennsylvania

All accident injuries can have an impact on your life. But catastrophic injuries have an impact that is life-changing.

When you or a loved one has been involved in an accident and the injuries sustained are severe and life-altering, you deserve justice. The negligent party that is responsible for your accident must be held accountable. At Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C., we make sure that happens.

Our well-respected personal injury attorneys have extensive experience handling a broad range of accident claims, and we bring unique insight into the strategies employed by insurance companies to prevent you from recovering what is rightly yours. Don’t settle for anything less than what you deserve.

Pennsylvania Legal Team Handles All Types Of Catastrophic Injury Cases

While there is no legal definition of a “catastrophic injury”, for the most part a catastrophic injury refers to an injury that severely injures an individual and results in long-term disability and disfigurement. Catastrophic injuries are debilitative and long-lasting.

When determining whether an injury is considered to be catastrophic, the injury’s impact on the life and livelihood of the individual is taken into consideration. When an individual is injured and they are unable to perform daily life functions on their own, the injury is considered to be catastrophic.

Injuries that are often considered catastrophic include — but are not limited to — the following:

  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
  • Burn injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Birth injury
  • Hospital errors
  • Surgical errors
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Internal organ damage
  • Amputation injuries
  • Blindness
  • Organ damage

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How Can The Injury Attorneys at Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. Help?

Catastrophic injuries often require lengthy recovery times and also result in significant medical bills. The accident attorneys at Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. have extensive experience handling all types of catastrophic injury cases. Our team is dedicated to supporting accident victims, delivering compassionate, well-informed counsel. Our team has in-depth knowledge of personal injury law and we are available for a free case evaluation.

Catastrophic Injuries May Be Caused By A Number Of Different Accidents

Catastrophic injuries may result from a variety of different accidents that were caused by another person or entity’s negligent behavior. The accident lawyers at Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. handle catastrophic injury cases that are the result of any type of Pennsylvania accident including — but not limited to — the following:

Personal Injury Law Protects Pennsylvania Accident Victims

Personal injury law is a broad area of law that covers many types of accidents. The central component of personal injury claims is the issue of negligence. If an individual or entity’s negligent behavior causes or contributes to an accident and someone is injured, then the negligent party can be held accountable. Negligence must be proven in order to file a claim. By filing a personal injury claim in Pennsylvania’s civil courts, the injured party can try and recover compensation for their injuries and other losses.

Pennsylvania’s Legal Deadlines For Filing Claims For Catastrophic Injury

The legal deadlines for filing civil claims in a given state’s court system are known as “statutes of limitations”. These statutes are established by each state and they vary depending upon the type of claim that is being filed.

In Pennsylvania, the statute of limitations for filing a personal injury claim, such as a claim for a catastrophic injury, is two years from the time of the accident. It is important to meet this legal deadline. If your claim is filed after the statute of limitations expires, then the Pennsylvania court can dismiss your case outright and you will have lost your opportunity to recover compensatory damages for your catastrophic injury. If you are concerned that you may be unable to file your claim in time, contact an experienced personal injury attorney immediately.

Results-Driven Accident Attorneys Dedicated To Helping Pennsylvania Catastrophic Injury Victims Recover Maximum Compensation

Catastrophic injuries are severe and life-changing. And when someone else — a person or an entity — causes this injury due to their negligence, they must be held accountable.

At George & Murphey, P.C., we get results. Our personal injury team is experienced, skilled, and dedicated to fighting for the rights of catastrophic injury victims. Our accomplished team is compassionate and understanding, and we are by your side every step of the way through the personal injury claims process. Schedule a free case evaluation with a member of our team today so you can make the most informed decision regarding your catastrophic injury claim.

About Erie, Pennsylvania

Erie, Pennsylvania is the county seat of Erie County and is not only the fourth-largest city in Pennsylvania — Erie is also the largest city in northwestern Pennsylvania. Erie is located on the south shore of Lake Erie. Erie is known as “Gem City” and is also referred to as the “Flagship City”. The local economy in Erie comprises various industries including technology, manufacturing, health care, service industries, higher education, and tourism.

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