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The Cost of Catastrophic Injuries

Accidents happen every day. The majority of injuries people sustain in accidents are relatively minor and non-life threatening. Bumps, scrapes, bruises, strains and broken bones are amongst the more common types of accident-related injuries.

When an individual sustains a serious head injury, brain injury, spinal cord injury, birth injury or other potentially life-altering injury, it is termed a catastrophic injury. At The Kalka Law Group, we have achieved many significant victories in serious injury cases, and we would like to speak with you about your case.

Why Hire The Kalka Law Group?

  • Over our years in practice, we have been recognized for our success, including Tony Kalka being named by the National Trial Lawyers Association in the prestigious Top 40 under 40 for 2012 & 2013, which acknowledges the top 40 trial attorneys under 40 in each state.
  • Attorney Kalka was listed as a Super Lawyers® from 2014-2019.
  • Attorney Kalka has been named as Georgia Trend's Legal Elite.
  • You can trust our firm to provide you with the highest quality legal representation in a case of catastrophic injury.

About Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic injuries are severely debilitating and forever alter the future of the victim. A person suffering from a catastrophic injury will never return to the physical or mental condition that was present prior to the accident. If you or a loved one has sustained catastrophic injuries in an accident, you owe it to yourself to secure legal representation from a qualified catastrophic injury attorney from our firm right away.

Our attorneys are aggressive advocates for the rights of accident victims. We understand the tactics insurance companies employ to reduce the amount paid to an injured victim. You can be confident that we will be steadfast in our demands. We fight hard and we do everything possible to recover the compensation that is deserved in these tragic cases.

Our firm has achieved many notable victories and we are recognized throughout the legal community for our success at trial in serious injury cases. We can protect your rights and interests in this time of need.

Effects That a Catastrophic Injury Can Have on Your Life

There are many physical, financial and emotional costs associated with catastrophic injuries. Tasks that we may take for granted, such as eating, taking a shower or getting dressed, may be physically impossible to an individual who has suffered a catastrophic injury. The financial costs related to a catastrophic injury can easily reach into the hundreds of thousands of dollars within months.

That does not even take into consideration the physical therapy and long term care that may be needed. The emotional toll of a catastrophic injury may be substantial and may require life-long therapy or other forms of treatment. Family, friends and loved ones can also feel the emotional and financial toll when a person they love has been left fighting to survive a serious injury.

You can significantly improve your chances of recovering the maximum compensation for your injuries by getting help from an Atlanta catastrophic injury attorney who has a track record of success in serious injury cases.

Common Catastrophic Injury: Broken Ribs

According to the Mayo Clinic, the most common cause of broken ribs is intense trauma to the chest area - a fall, a motor vehicle accident, or impact during contact sports. In most cases, broken ribs will heal on their own in one or two months, but they should always be evaluated by a medical professional.

SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT OF BROKEN RIBS

Breathing deeply is often cited as the most painful part of having a broken rib. In fact, many doctors will cite pain when breathing as a symptom of a broken rib.

Other common broken rib symptoms include:

  • Rib tenderness
  • Pain that gets worse when your bend or twist your body
  • Sharp pain while breathing
  • The feeling of bone scraping against bone under the skin

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, you need to see a doctor right away. Broken ribs can lead to several medical complications, with the risk of complications increasing as more than one rib is broken. Complications most likely affect the vital organs that are protected by the rib cage. The sharp, broken part of the injured rib can tear or puncture organs like the lung, spleen, liver and kidney.

If you are suffering from a broken rib that resulted from a car, truck or motorcycle accident, you might not be responsible for paying for your medical expenses.

We offer free, no obligation consultations when you contact our office.

Filing a Catastrophic Injury Claim in Atlanta

If you have sustained catastrophic injuries in an accident in Atlanta you may have grounds to file a claim or lawsuit against the individual responsible. Our firm is very familiar with the costs associated with catastrophic injuries, and we are dedicated to seeing that justice is served, and the liable party pays for their negligence.

We know that in many tragic cases, it may be necessary for the injured person to have constant care. Our goal is to assist the injured or the family to pursue compensation that pays for the current and future costs, and to obtain the highest level of compensation your case will allow.

Call an Atlanta catastrophic injury lawyer at our firm right away so that we can review your case and advise you.

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • “There will never be enough words that can describe the type of lawyer, professional, confidant, and friend that Tony Kalka and Renee Smith have been thru the entire ordeal of my case. To say that they have gone above and beyond, is a complete understatemen”

    Meg Bennett

  • “Everything was dealt with in a timely manner and I was well informed throughout the entire process. I would highly recommend using Tony Kalka!”

    Jessica

  • “Kalka Law Group is the best”

    John O’Neil

  • “cannot thank you enough for the hard work, diligence and time you put forth on my personal injury case. At all times you displayed professionalism, integrity and compassion.”

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  • “The outcome of my case was more than I expected. I would definitely recommend The Kalka Law Group.”

    Karli

  • “Excellent Attorney!”

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  • “Extremely skilled”

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  • “Tony sat me down and laid out all the next steps be followed. He did what he had advised and everything turned out just right. They are honest which allows you to make an intelligent decision.”

    Sara

  • “I placed it all in his hands, and I was not let down! I have grown to look at Tony as a friend, and will use The Kalka Law Group in an instant in the future.”

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  • “My lawyer was Alfred Evans and I can sincerely say without a doubt that this man did everything right. He always kept me informed of what was going on and I felt he and his people were doing everything in my best interest.”

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  • “Not only is Tony a remarkable attorney, but he is an extraordinary human being.”

    Marie

  • “Tony and his team put together a case and helped me when no one else could I was able to get a recovery.”

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  • “Tony Kalka is an Extraordinary Attorney, I can never thank enough. If it had not been for Tony Kalka, I would not be physically or logically writing this. He literally saved me from having a nervous breakdown.”

    M. Kay Weatherford

  • “Tony was referred highly from a friend and did not disappoint. I appreciate everything he has done for us and enjoy working as a "team" with him throughout this process.”

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  • “Legal white knights”

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