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When you are injured in a catastrophic accident, you may be entitled to compensation for a variety of expenses. These can include medical bills, lost wages, loss of future earnings, and more. At Kalfus & Nachman PC, we understand how a catastrophic injury can completely change your life. That is why our team fights so hard to get our clients the compensation they deserve.

Our experienced Norfolk catastrophic injury lawyers can effectively negotiate with insurance companies and do everything we can to secure a fair settlement. We know how devastating a catastrophic injury can be, and we are ready to help you make the best possible recovery from injury.

Schedule a free consultation with our team by calling (855) 880-8163 or by submitting an online request form.

What is Considered a Catastrophic Injury?

A catastrophic injury refers to a severe and often life-altering injury that results in significant, long-term physical or cognitive impairment. These injuries typically have a profound impact on the affected individual's life and may require extensive medical treatment, rehabilitation, and ongoing care. Catastrophic injuries can occur as a result of various accidents or incidents, and they often lead to permanent disability or a significantly reduced quality of life.

Common types of catastrophic injuries include:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): TBI occurs when a severe blow or jolt to the head disrupts normal brain function. It can result in cognitive impairment, memory problems, personality changes, and physical disabilities.
  • Spinal Cord Injury: A spinal cord injury can lead to partial or complete paralysis, depending on the location and severity of the damage. These injuries often result in loss of motor function, sensation, and bodily control below the injury site.
  • Amputation: The loss of a limb, such as an arm or a leg, can have a profound impact on an individual's life, requiring prosthetic limbs and extensive rehabilitation.
  • Severe Burns: Extensive burns can cause permanent scarring, disfigurement, and physical limitations. They may also lead to complications like infections and respiratory problems.
  • Multiple Fractures: Multiple fractures in various parts of the body can result from accidents like car crashes, falls, or industrial accidents. These injuries often require surgery and may result in long-term disabilities.
  • Organ Damage: Damage to vital organs like the heart, liver, or kidneys can be life-threatening and may require organ transplant or ongoing medical treatment.
  • Blindness or Vision Loss: Catastrophic injuries to the eyes or head can result in permanent blindness or significant vision impairment.
  • Paralysis: Beyond spinal cord injuries, other conditions or diseases like strokes or certain neurological disorders can cause paralysis or severe motor function impairment.
  • Severe Orthopedic Injuries: Injuries to bones and joints, such as compound fractures or injuries to multiple joints, can result in long-term physical disabilities.
  • Severe Soft Tissue Injuries: Damage to muscles, tendons, and ligaments can lead to chronic pain and mobility issues, sometimes requiring surgery and prolonged rehabilitation.

If you have suffered a catastrophic injury, you may be eligible to file a personal injury claim. In many cases, these claims are made on behalf of a loved one who has passed away. Our team is ready to help you fight for the compensation you need to move forward.

How We Can Help You

If you have suffered a catastrophic injury, you may be entitled to compensation for a variety of expenses. These can include medical bills, lost wages, loss of future earnings, and more. In some cases, a loved one who passed away due to a catastrophic injury can be eligible for compensation.

When you choose Kalfus & Nachman PC as your catastrophic injury lawyer in Newport News, VA, you can expect comprehensive legal representation that includes:

  • Thorough Investigation: Our legal team will conduct a detailed investigation into the circumstances surrounding your injury. We work with experts in various fields, such as accident reconstructionists and medical professionals, to establish liability and determine the full extent of your damages.
  • Effective Negotiation: We are skilled negotiators who will work tirelessly to reach a fair settlement with the responsible parties and their insurance companies. Our goal is to secure the maximum compensation possible to provide for your immediate and future needs.
  • Litigation Expertise: If a fair settlement cannot be reached through negotiations, we are prepared to take your case to court. Our trial lawyers have a proven track record of success in the courtroom and will vigorously advocate for your rights before a judge and jury.
  • Comprehensive Support: In addition to legal representation, we can connect you with resources such as medical specialists, rehabilitation facilities, and support groups to assist you in your recovery journey.

Contact our team at (855) 880-8163 to discuss your case during a free case evaluation.


how is Kalfus & nachman Different?

  • You Will Pay No Fees Unless We Win Your Case
  • We Have Recovered Millions of Dollars for Our Clients
  • Our Attorneys Are Well-Equipped to Fight Insurance Companies
  • We Have Successfully Handled Thousands of Cases Since 1979
  • We are a Full-Service Firm with Multiple Locations
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    “I highly recommend Kalfus & Nachman. They were on point from start to finish. Their office called me to keep me informed every step of the way. Everyone was friendly and returned calls and e-mails promptly! Very professional!”

    - Victor Gilmore

    “They took the time needed to listen and explain the answers to any questions I asked. The follow-up to return my calls was excellent and the results were unparalleled.”

    - Nancy Lewis

    “I was able to gain a sense of "calm" in the midst of dealing with an injury and all the hardship that comes with it. Thanks!!!”

    - K. Williams

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