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Greg Veralrud is a top Oregon personal attorney. Greg and his legal team are dedicated to fighting for their clients and making sure that they get justice. We will stop at nothing to get you the fair and adequate compensation you deserve. We have millions of dollars in settlements, but what sets us apart is that we are unafraid to go to court if that is what we need to do to make things right. We will advocate for you, investigate with you, and fight for you until you get the justice you need.
If you have been recently involved in an Oregon catastrophic injury or serious injury, you may need to call a lawyer. Call Greg Veralrud today at 541-345-3333 for a free and confidential phone consultation.
US legal code (Section 1365(h)(3) of Title 18) defines serious injury as an injury leading to one or more of the following:
- Significant disfigurement
- Permanent loss of an organ’s use
- Loss of a body function or system
- Loss of a fetus
- Temporary impairment from daily activities (for at least 90 of the 180 days after the injury)
There is no set in stone legal definition for a catastrophic injury as there is for a serious injury. However, a catastrophic injury is a subset of serious injuries- a catastrophic injury is one that results in long-term and/or permanent disability or disfigurement. Catastrophic injuries often lead to a huge loss in quality of life, have a long and difficult recovery process, and years of medical treatment.
Types of Catastrophic Injuries
Brain Injury Cases
Traumatic brain injuries are defined as an injury, trauma, or blow to the head that disrupts your brain’s normal functions. Traumatic brain injuries can cause you to lose cognitive or motor function, and either loss of function can be scary, life-changing, and emotionally and mentally traumatizing for both victims and their loved ones.
Spinal Cord Injury Cases
As many as 450,000 Americans live with spinal cord injuries, and an approximately 7,800 new spinal cord injuries are reported each year. Spinal cord accidents at the neck level can render someone without the use of their trunk, arms, and legs. An injured lower spine may lead to loss of the legs and lower body.
Burn and Scar Injury Cases
Accidents that lead to burn and scar injuries often leave victims with a daily reminder of the trauma they have experienced. Burn and scar injuries can happen in the workplace, in vehicular accidents, in slip-and-fall cases, and many other ways.
Find the Right Oregon Personal Injury Attorney for You
If you or a loved one have been injured in a serious or catastrophic injury in Oregon, due to someone else’s misconduct or negligence, then it would be in your best interest to talk to a lawyer in order to get the compensation you deserve. Greg Veralrud is a top Oregon personal injury lawyer with years of experience in personal injury suits such as brain injury cases, spinal cord injury cases, and burn and scar injury cases. What sets us apart is our dedication to helping clients get the justice they deserve.
Call us today for a free consultation at 541-345-3333. Before we charge you a single dollar for legal fees, we want to get to know you and your injury, listen to your story, explain your legal options, and advise you on how to move forward. Many of our cases are taken on a contingency basis, meaning that we will only charge you for your services if we win you a settlement or an award.
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