Catastrophic injuries can affect many areas of the body. They can occur for a variety of reasons, including car accidents and distracted driving. Catastrophic injuries will keep you out of work, sometimes for life, taking a huge financial toll on you and your family. Attorneys Richard R. Kennedy and Richard R. Kennedy III can help you recover your lost wages, as well as the money needed for your medical bills.
Traumatic Brain Injuries
A traumatic brain injury is usually the result of a hard blow to the head. The resulting damage will not only affect a victim’s physical health. It will also impact his or her cognitive function, critical thinking, and personality. If your loved one is not able to file a lawsuit, a guardian, spouse, or parent can typically do so on his or her behalf.
Burn injuries can result in severe pain, physical disfigurement, a loss of mobility, and devastating emotional effects. You may also be facing steep medical bills, both for your emergency care and subsequent reconstructive surgery. Our attorneys can help you obtain the money you need for these expenses. We may also be able to acquire funds for pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and other damages.
Spinal Cord Injury
A spinal cord injury can affect the nerves, discs, and vertebrae along any part of your spine. Damage to the spinal cord can cause a significant loss of mobility. You or your loved one may be facing the costs of emergency treatment, rehabilitation, and even long-term care. We will provide the compassionate yet hard-hitting representation you need.
Neck and back injuries can affect a large portion of your body. Pain may radiate into your shoulders and limbs. You may be unable to work or perform routine tasks. Neck and back injuries are not always apparent immediately after an accident. If you begin to experience unusual symptoms in the wake of an incident, we can fight for your rightful damages.
The death of a loved one is always difficult. However, if you lost someone in a wrongful death incident, the emotional burden can be overwhelming. We know that no amount of money will make up for your loss. Nevertheless, we can obtain the money you need for medical and funeral expenses, as well as ongoing support for a spouse or child. Then you can focus on grieving and on the emotional healing process.
Paralysis can be a catastrophic injury that affects the injured party, their family and loved ones. The inability to use and move various limbs such as the hands or legs can mean extensive rehabilitation, medical expenses, and extreme hardship for everyone involved.
Loss of Limb
Losing a limb can impact your ability to perform daily routines and essential job functions, affecting your quality of life. This injury can result from an accident, infection, or medical malpractice. If another’s negligence contributed to your injury, we can secure compensation for your hardship.
Multiple Bone Fractures
Bone fractures are caused by extreme pressure or force of impact, and can result from a car accident, slip and fall incident, workplace accident, or contact sports. Depending upon the location and extent of the fracture, victims may incur significant medical expenses and require ongoing care.
A dog bite or animal attack of any kind can leave you with both physical and mental scars. Our attorneys can help hold the owner responsible for the incident and grant you the compensation you need for medical care.
We Fight to Win Fair Compensation
Legal deadlines, medical bills, lost wages, and the pain that lingers after an accident can build up and feel overwhelming. The Law Offices of Richard R. Kennedy in Lafayette, Louisiana, offer the peace of mind that comes with knowing you have diligent, committed accident attorneys on your side. Our injury lawyers, Richard R. Kennedy and Richard R. Kennedy III are personally committed to success in every case they take. They have won millions on behalf of injured clients, such as a 1.7 million jury verdict for a collision between two 18-wheelers.
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