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What is a Catastrophic Injury?

Some injuries are more severe than others and cause much more pain and suffering. The results are long lasting and costly. Most catastrophic injury victims lose their ability to live a normal life, and can no longer work to support themselves. Both the emotional and physical toll can be crippling, and often affects family members of the victim. That’s why it’s so important to get help from an experienced catastrophic personal injury attorney.

These devastating and life altering injuries can include:

  • Loss of a limb and amputation
  • Serious burn injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and brain injuries affecting cognitive function
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Paralysis
  • Crush Injury
  • Loss of hearing or eyesight
  • Severe and multiple bone fractures (especially of the hip and pelvis)
  • Internal and organ injuries
  • Any injuries that cause permanent mobility issues
  • Heart arrhythmia, respiratory failure, or seizures caused by electrocution 

What are catastrophic injuries caused by?

  • Car accidents caused by negligent drivers
  • Reckless or impaired vehicle drivers hitting a bicyclist or pedestrian
  • Workplace accidents caused by improper safety measures being taken
  • Unsafe public places as a result of negligence
  • Electrocution cause by defective products or unsafe public places and properties
  • Dangerous construction sites putting employees at risk
  • Medical malpractice

Does this describe what you or a loved one is going through right now?

At Legler, Murphy, and Battaglia, LLP, we aggressively fight to gain compensation for the full extent of the harm caused to our catastrophic personal injury clients. While we know our clients may never return to their condition before they were injured, we care about our clients, and we want them to get justice and financial help for the losses they sustained.

You should not have to pay for catastrophic medical expenses that weren’t your fault out of your own pocket. If you believe someone else’s negligence caused you or a loved one’s catastrophic injury, it’s important that you talk to an experienced personal injury attorney.

We work to gain compensation for medical and rehabilitation costs, loss of wages because of the disability, costs related to the catastrophic accident, and emotional damages you suffered because of the catastrophic accident

How can you prove a catastrophic injury?

When you contact us for help, we will ask you for any information you have relating to the accident including:

  • Any information you have about the accident, including pictures, witnesses, testimonies of damages observed, etc.
  • Information about the other party’s negligence and how they may have breached their duty of care to you
  • Medical records including surgeries, hospital visits, and rehabilitation
  • Expenses related to emotional loss and suffering resulting from the accident
  • Documentation of lost income due to injuries suffered
  • Details outlining how the injury has caused a loss of relationships with family members

Sarasota, Bradenton, and Tampa Bay Area Catastrophic Injury Lawyers

At Legler, Murphy & Battaglia, LLP, we specialize in dealing with catastrophic injury cases, and we’re ready to help you.

If you, or someone you love sustained a catastrophic injury due to someone else’s negligence, schedule a free consultation with an experienced Sarasota / Bradenton personal injury attorney. We work hard to get you justice and recovery from your injuries, so you don’t have to go it alone.

Protect your rights when you are injured. To schedule a free consultation with a lawyer at Legler, Murphy & Battaglia, LLP, call one of our Florida offices: Bradenton at 941-748-5599 | Sarasota at 941-366-3782 | Lakewood Ranch 941-251-1370 | Venice 941-202-4129 You can also contact us online.

If you are injured or recovering, let us come to your home, the hospital or another convenient location.

There are no fees or costs until and unless we achieve a successful outcome in your case.


Vanessa Castro Viera
Vanessa Castro Viera
November 3, 2023
I had the privilege of working with Kelli Martinez as my personal injury attorney, and I can't express enough how grateful I am for her exceptional guidance and support throughout the entire process. From the moment I first contacted her to the conclusion of my case, Kelli demonstrated an unwavering commitment to ensuring my rights were protected and that I received the compensation I deserved. I highly recommend her to anyone seeking legal representation for personal injury cases.
Jen Wiradilaga (SWFL Horses)
Jen Wiradilaga (SWFL Horses)
October 19, 2023
I am so pleased with the service and care Mr. Murphy has shown. Always has time for a phone call , emailed questions are answered so quickly , it is refreshing. I had guidance every step of the way. My Case was settled quickly and effectively. Everyone that is in this off is is exceptional! Thank you so much
amanda reese
amanda reese
October 17, 2023
Mr. Murphy and his team were amazing to work with. In a stressful situation they were on top of making sure I understood my options and walking me through the process when I’d stress out. He fought to make sure I was fairly treated and not just another person swept under the rug and forgot about. I highly recommend him if you ever need and hope to have a timely resolution and team that is top notch.
Ana Maria Araujo
Ana Maria Araujo
October 12, 2023
I am very grateful to Ed Murphy for accepting my case against work compensation, otherwise I wouldn't have had another doctor for a second examination and I would have been at home without being able to work again. I am thankful for all the work Ed and his assistant Jessica have done in my case. I am very happy with the service, every time I called I was treated very nicely by the front desk staff, Kelly. Thanks
Carlene Overacker
Carlene Overacker
October 6, 2023
I highly recommend Mr. Murphy. He immediately responded to the issues I was having with my workers compensation case. He reached out to me in a timely manner. I was always able to get ahold of him via the phone and emails. I never felt rushed in our meetings and conversations. He was professional and courteous. I am very satisfied how quickly I received my settlement.
Erica Aghoian
Erica Aghoian
September 22, 2023
I highly recommend contacting Ed Murphy with your worker's compensation case. From day one he took the time to explain all aspects of the case, listened to my questions and concerns, and kept me up-to-date as the case progressed. I believe he was able to achieve the best possible outcome with my case, and I couldn't be happier to have worked with him. I had never hired an attorney before, but he immediately put me at ease and had my trust. Great experience from start to finish!
Patricia Lara
Patricia Lara
September 12, 2023
I can't say enough how much help Ed Murphy was during such a difficult situation. From day one he was understanding and made us feel at ease. He helped us achieve the most positive out come in our law suit with workers comp. If you ever need assistance I highly recommend contacting Ed Murphy!
Trust Cleaning Inc
Trust Cleaning Inc
August 15, 2023
This message is for anyone who needs a good lawyer, I recommend Ed Murphy because he is a professional and patient person, he fights until the end of his case or any type of case, I recommend him to everyone 100% . there is no other attorney like ed murphy i just have to say thank you so much for helping me with my accident case.

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