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Treatment Options for a Catastrophic Injury

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A catastrophic injury is one of the most devastating experiences that a person can endure. Catastrophic injuries are different from other types of injuries in that they are often permanent in nature. Therefore, while it may not be possible to recover fully from one, many catastrophic injury victims still make significant strides in their recovery with proper care and treatment.

Learn about several types of treatment options available to catastrophic injury victims.

Treatment Options for Catastrophic Injury Victims

It’s vital that catastrophic injury victims receive high-quality medical treatment and rehabilitative care so they have the best chance of regaining what they had lost in their accident.

Below are some common treatments for those who have suffered devastating injuries.


Surgery may be a viable option for those strong enough to undergo such a procedure. Severe burn injury victims, for example, may undergo surgical procedures to have dead skin removed or to reconstruct damaged features.


There are many different types of therapies that can benefit catastrophic injury victims physically and emotionally. Physical therapy, for example, is commonly used for those who have experienced devastating brain injuries or amputations.

Cognitive or occupational therapy, on the other hand, can be beneficial for those who need help adjusting their speech or self-care abilities after a brain injury or another traumatic event.


Many catastrophic injury victims will need to take medications in order to manage the symptoms that accompany such an injury, such as seizures, personality changes, mood disorders, and more.

Suffering from a Catastrophic Injury? Contact Us Today

If you or someone you love suffered a catastrophic injury caused by another’s conduct, our Los Angeles trial attorneys can help you recover the compensation you deserve for your damages, including high-quality medical treatment.

We know that a catastrophic injury can be physically, emotionally, and financially devastating, and we’re here to make the legal process as efficient for you as possible. We’re passionate about protecting plaintiffs’ rights, and we have recovered billions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Contact Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP at (866) 634-4525 to schedule a free consultation.