A “catastrophic injury” refers to injuries people sustain that are quite serious and redefine lives. But what is a catastrophic injury?
A number of types of injuries may be considered catastrophic. The classification is not based upon the specific type of injury, but upon the effect of the injury upon the injured person’s future life. The classification refers to an injury that permanently prevents the individual from engaging in gainful work. The injury typically results from a sudden and unexpected injury. [Read more…]