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What are catastrophic injuries?

A catastrophic injury is a severe and sudden injury causing the loss of lumps, compromised braid function, severely reduced mobility and/or loss of eyesight. If you have been in a car accident, “catastrophic impairment” has a very specific definition under the insurance Act of Ontario. These injuries can have very serious long-term effects on a person’s well-being, ability to work and quality of life. They not only put a strain on the victim but also the family members who may be required to provide financial and emotional assistance. Catastrophic injuries can leave victims with pain, suffering, and large rehabilitation and health care costs. If the injury was caused by the negligent actions of a person or group of people, then you must file a personal injury claim with the assistance of an experienced lawyer.

catastrophic injuries lawyerHow a catastrophic injuries lawyer can defend you

Different circumstances may lead to a catastrophic injury. Because of the huge financial implications that such injuries have on the victims, a personal injury claim can help the affected to improve their quality of life, obtain proper rehabilitation and support. With a qualified catastrophic injury lawyer, you can get compensation for the damages sustained, such as lost income, pain and suffering, health care costs, the cost of an aid or attendant and home modifications.

How we can help

At Yegendorf LLP, we understand how catastrophic injuries can alter your life. That’s why we offer expert legal counsel to help you get the compensation you deserve to live a better-quality life, take care of medical expenses and get the support you need. Every case is important to us. Our main goal is to provide our clients and their families with the best possible outcome while keeping them in the loop at all times. Our approach is driven by this objective.

Common types of catastrophic injuries

If you or a loved one has suffered any of the catastrophic injuries mentioned below, speak to a lawyer immediately:

For 30 years now, we’ve worked with thousands of personal injury victims who have suffered accidents that altered their lives forever. Our experience in handling catastrophic injury cases is massive and we will get you the compensation you deserve in good time.

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You can reach us on 613-237-5000 or 1-866-303-5118 to schedule a free consultation or discuss your legal options.

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Howard Yegendorf of Our Ottawa Injury Law Firm

“Our results in catastrophic injury cases are measured in financial terms. But I have always felt that the true success in legal cases where lives have been shattered in an accident comes from a compassionate and thorough understanding of the deepl human costs involved.”

– Howard Yegendorf, Founding Partner.

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Catastrophic Injuries

At Howard Yegendorf & Associates, our clients include individuals with catastrophic or severe physical injuries whose lives are forever altered. After a major accident, victims may have pain and suffering for the remainder of their lives, including damage to the brain, spine or other parts of the nervous system.

In addition to tremendous physical pain from the injury, accident victims often feel lost and confused personally and emotionally. Victims need to focus on recovering and regaining peace of mind while we fight for their rights.

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    Reason 1

    Our personal injury law firm has decades of experience in helping victims of traffic accidents.

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    Reason 2

    Our lawyers understand not just personal injury law but also the health care system.

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    Reason 3

    Our team of personal injury lawyers is committed to protecting the rights of victims of serious accidents.

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    Reason 4

    Our injury law firm focuses on cases involving brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and wrongful death.

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    Reason 5

    Our injury lawyers have vast experience in dealing with accident insurance claims and disputes.

Howard Yegendorf & Associates

Howard Yegendorf has spent his entire career as a personal injury lawyer protecting the rights of clients who have been seriously injured.

Howard Yegendorf & Associates

Howard Yegendorf has spent his entire career as a personal injury lawyer protecting the rights of clients who have been seriously injured.


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“Howard and Najma protected and helped us during a terrible time in our lives.”

At Howard Yegendorf & Associates, we have nearly 50 years of combined experience with personal injury claims. Our primary focus is on catastrophic injuries such as brain and spinal cord injuries and wrongful deaths, but we willguide and represent you during any personal injury case.

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