Catastrophic Personal Injury Attorney
A catastrophic injury can change the course of your life, and result in high medical bills, decreased ability to work, and other concerns.
An attorney can help you collect compensation for your bills, physical pain, and emotional distress.
At The Shelton Law Firm in Houston, TX, Michael E. Shelton works to protect the interests of those who have suffered a catastrophic injury.
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At The Shelton Law Firm in Houston, we hold negligent parties and their insurers accountable for any negligent or reckless actions that contributed to a catastrophic injury. Michael Shelton can investigate, negotiate, and litigate your case with the goal of compensating you for lost wages from time off the job, medical expenses in an era of skyrocketing health care costs, emotional trauma, and the pain and suffering you experience during your recovery.
"He Will Not Let You Down" Hear from Our Client
"Mr.Shelton is a superb lawyer with great expirence in personal injury cases,such as mine. He has not once let me down and is very supportive in every way. Because of my injury,I have not been able to work but Mr.Shelton has made sure to help my family financially until my case is over. He always keeps me informed,and is always ahead of the game. He is not only smart and well connected; he is helpful and responsive as well. I highly recommend Mr.Shelton for anyone whose had an accident at work,he will not let you down."
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In maritime cases, the statute of limitations is three years from the date of the injury or accident. In cases the injuries aren't discovered until a later date, the time limit may be extended. Maritime cases may include commercial shipping or fishing accidents; slip and fall accidents on ferries, cruises, or other passenger vessels; accidents involving equipment, such as forklifts or cranes, when working on or near navigable waters; falls overboard, chemical exposure from working with toxic cargo, and repetitive use injuries.
If the insurance company is unwilling to pay an amount that will completely cover your losses, Michael Shelton will not hesitate to take your case to court.
The Basic Requirements for a Catastrophic Injury Lawsuit
We offer free, no obligation consultations so you can get legal advice from a reputable attorney.
Pursuing the Compensation You Deserve
Your compensation can be collected through a personal injury settlement or, if necessary, a jury award.
Mr. Shelton can negotiate with the responsible party's insurance provider or present your case in court to collect an amount that will cover:
- Your medical bills that have accrued so far
- Your projected medical expenses
- The cost of ongoing care and everyday assistance
- The cost of wheelchairs, special vehicles, and other amenities
- Modifications you will need to make to your home
- The pain and suffering you have experienced as a result of your catastrophic injury
If the insurance company is unwilling to pay an amount that will completely cover these losses, Mr. Shelton will not hesitate to take your personal injury case to court, where he will present a compelling case for your maximum compensation.