What is a catastrophic injury in personal injury law?

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Oct 4, 2019 11:39:58 AM

In the world of personal injury, terms such as soft tissue injury, skeletal injury, loss of use, and catastrophic injury (just to name a few) are used to broadly describe the extent of the injury a victim suffered because of an accident. With some injuries, a victim can recover in weeks or months of medical treatment. But with more serious injuries, like catastrophic injuries, the impact is permanent and can alter a person's quality of life.

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Topics: product liability, personal injury, cleveland lawyer, medical malpractice, burn injury, auto defects, spinal cord injury, motorcycle accidents, construction accidents, traumatic brain injury, truck accidents, wrongful death attorney

A Free Consultation After Your Car Accident: What You Need to Know

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Apr 16, 2018 11:10:11 PM

A free consultation with an experienced attorney should be on your list of priorities if you have been involved in a motor vehicle crash.  While the aftermath of a car or truck accident can be a difficult time, having the right injury attorney on your side can minimize your stress. 

By allowing lawyers like those of Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA to take control of your claim, you can focus on your recovery and let the professionals handle the rest.  Do not be taken in by insurance adjusters asking you to sign away your legal rights in exchange for a quick settlement.  To protect your rights and ensure you receive fair compensation, schedule a free consultation with one of Lowe Eklund Wakefield’s experienced lawyers.

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Topics: cleveland lawyer, auto defects, drunk driving accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents

Cleveland Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Aug 30, 2017 6:16:02 AM

Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA’s motorcycle accident lawyers have seen firsthand the personal and financial devastation of motor cycle accident injuries.  Motorcycle accidents can cause injury, death, loss of ability to work, personal and social upheaval, and many other damages to a driver or rider.

Compared to non-motorcycle crashes, those injured in motor cycle accidents frequently have more severe injuries and a more difficult time dealing with difficult insurance companies.  That is why it is imperative that you or your loved one contact an experienced Cleveland motorcycle accident lawyer following a motorcycle crash.

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Topics: motorcycle accidents

Ohio Motorcycle Accidents in 2016

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Nov 15, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Ohio motorcycle accidents have risen steadily over the past two years and, if current trends continue, 2016 may be one of the most dangerous years for Ohio motorcyclists. 

Due to a wide variety of factors, the frequent and often deadly motorcycle injuries that occur as the result of negligent driving can lead to complex and unique litigation issues.  With accidents and injuries on the rise, it is important than ever that motorcyclists understand how their cases are different from ordinary motor vehicle cases, and why they need an experienced attorney following a motorcycle crash.

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Topics: motorcycle accidents