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Mississauga Catastrophic Injury Lawyer

After suffering an injury that is someone else’s fault, especially a serious injury, you may be able to seek compensation for your injuries and emotional trauma. A serious injury could occur after a car crash, a workplace accident, or a slip and fall accident.

This type of injury is not your fault. Someone else behaved negligently, leading to the situation that caused your injury. In a case like this, you may want to rely on a Mississauga catastrophic injury lawyer to represent your interests and protect your right to seek compensation for your injuries.

At Preszler Injury Lawyers, we know how to defend the rights of our clients. We may be able to protect your interests against the insurance company, both in the negotiation phase and in court, should the case go to trial. Contact us as soon as possible as we are ready to begin working on your behalf.

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If you have any questions and would like to schedule a call with our legal team for a FREE no-obligation consultation, contact us now. During this call you can ask any questions as it relates to your accident and/or claim and we'll discuss your options and possible outcomes.

Regardless of where you're located in Ontario – we may be able to help you. Don't delay - call us. Our lines are open 24/7.

Catastrophic Injury Examples

Under the Ontario Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) Section 3.1(1), a catastrophic impairment meets certain requirements. Though, Ontario and Canadian law changes regularly regarding what exactly defines a catastrophic injury. This may lead to some disputes with insurance carriers, as they may disagree about whether your injuries are catastrophic.

Some of the potential injuries that may be considered catastrophic include:

  • Paraplegia
  • Quadriplegia
  • Amputation of a limb
  • Total loss of use of a limb
  • Loss of vision
  • Loss of hearing
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Brain impairment, as determined by the Glasgow Outcome Scale
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Meeting Qualifications for a Catastrophic Injury Case

In some of these injuries, the victim must have a certain percentage of impairment or disability to qualify as a catastrophic injury. All of these definitions may be difficult to understand for the victim.

A Mississauga catastrophic injury lawyer is ready to stand by your side. At Preszler Injury Lawyers, we may be able to help you figure out whether you have a case that meets the criteria for a catastrophic injury. If not, you still may bring a personal injury lawsuit that may compensate you for medical costs.

Call us at 1-800-JUSTICE today. Understand that lawsuits involving catastrophic injuries may take a long time to come to a settlement, but we are here with you through the entire process.

Circumstances Leading to Catastrophic Injuries

Many different types of accidents can lead to catastrophic injuries. The accidents we have listed here do not always rise to the level of catastrophic, but they sometimes do. Additionally, other types of accidents we did not list could be considered catastrophic.

Motor Vehicle Accident

A serious car accident may result in catastrophic injuries. If another driver is behaving recklessly, he or she could cause a crash, leading to potential injuries. Some of the ways drivers may cause injuries considered catastrophic include:

A motor vehicle accident may involve trucks, cars, and motorcycles. A motor vehicle could hit a bicycle or a pedestrian in this type of accident.

Proving Negligence

To receive compensation in a catastrophic injury case, you and your injury lawyer may need to prove that the other person behaved negligently or failed to take any action that could have prevented the accident.

In some cases, the court may find that the actions of both the other party and the victim contributed a certain percentage to the cause of the accident. As the victim, you could see your damages in the case reduced by the percentage at which you were found to be at fault.

We Can Help You Understand Catastrophic Injury Law

If you have suffered a significant injury in an accident, you are entitled to seek compensation. Should your injuries rise to the level of catastrophic, you can seek further awards for the extra care you require to deal with your injuries.

Call us at 1-800-JUSTICE as soon as possible. Because we work on a contingency fee basis, we do not charge fees for our services until we reach a satisfactory settlement. Our fees come from the settlement amount. If your injuries prevent you from traveling, we may be able to come to your location.


Areas We Serve

Practice Areas

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151 Eglinton Ave W,
Toronto, ON
M4R 1A6
Fax: 1-855-364-7027
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4145 N Service Rd
Burlington, ON
L7L 4X6
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2 County Ct Blvd #400,
Brampton, ON
L6W 3W8
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105 Consumers Drive
Whitby, ON
L1N 1C4
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92 Caplan Ave #121,
Barrie, ON
L4N 0Z7
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380 Wellington St Tower B, 6th Floor,
London, ON
N6A 5B5
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2233 Argentia Rd Suite 302,
East Tower Mississauga, ON
L5N 6A6
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1 Hunter St E,
Hamilton, ON
L8N 3W1
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459 George St N,
Peterborough, ON
K9H 3R9
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22 Frederick Street,
Suite 700
Kitchener, ON N2H 6M6
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352 Elgin Street,
Ottawa ON
K2P 1M8
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10 Milner Business Ct #300,
Scarborough, ON
M1B 3C6
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