Catastrophic Injury

Since 1988, Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen has represented families who have lost loved ones to someone else's negligent actions. Our firm has a proven track record of success, winning millions of dollars in rightful compensation for our clients.

Boca Raton, FL Catastrophic Injury Lawyers

Advocating for the Rights of the Severely Injured for 30+ Years

If a negligent party caused you to suffer a catastrophic injury, you have likely found yourself with a mountain of debt to show for it. No one should have to deal with and pay for a life-changing injury due to someone else’s actions—fortunately, this is not just an opinion but a state law. Victims of negligence have the legal right to pursue compensation for the full amount of their damages.

At Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen, our team of attorneys stands poised to fight for you and your rights. If the liable party refuses to pay you the compensation you deserve, we will take them to court on your behalf. We are known in Boca Raton and throughout South Florida for our skill in recovering millions of dollars for our injured clients.

When it comes to your recovery, you deserve to work with seasoned attorneys who truly care about you. Contact us online today to get your complimentary consultation with a Boca Raton catastrophic injury attorney.

Catastrophic Injury vs. Personal Injury Cases

Catastrophic injury cases fall under the umbrella of “personal injury law.” The distinction between a catastrophic injury case and personal injury case is simply that the former is filed over a severe injury, such as:

These injuries tend to have long-term, or even lifelong, consequences. For example, many of these injuries will result in at least a short-term disability, which can lead to missed time from work, medical bills, and the need for disability accommodations (such as a wheelchair), among other damages, in addition to the physical/mental pain and suffering of the injury itself.

Types of Compensation: Economic & Non-Economic Damages

The exact value of a catastrophic injury lawsuit varies on a case-by-case basis. Catastrophic injury victims generally qualify for both economic and non-economic damages. As the term suggests, economic damages pertain to financial losses.

Common examples of economic damages include but are not limited to:

  • Hospital bills
  • Physical, occupational, and other therapies
  • Lost wages
  • Vehicular or property damage

On the other hand, non-economic damages refer to losses that are not directly related to itemized bills. Pain and suffering, emotional distress, permanent scarring, disfigurement, and the loss of enjoyment or quality of life are a few examples of non-economic damages.

It can be difficult to determine which damages apply to your case. Luckily, a catastrophic injury lawyer can assist you in calculating the amount of damages owed to you. In a free consultation, our trial lawyers can provide you with an initial valuation of your catastrophic injury case. Don’t shortchange yourself; call us at (866) 629-1061 today!

Why Choose Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen?

Our compassionate catastrophic injury attorneys at Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen have more than three decades of experience with representing the injured. We do not back down in our fight for justice, no matter how complex the case may become. Rather, we have won awards and accolades for our skill in taking on high-stakes cases, such as from Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers®, and Lawdragon. When you’ve been injured, trust our proven trial team to advocate for you.

Call a Boca Raton catastrophic injury lawyer today at (866) 629-1061 for a free, confidential consultation. We take on cases of all sizes throughout South Florida.

A Legacy of Compassion & Excellence

Working With Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen
  • Changing Lives by Changing The Law

    Since our firm opened, we've made it our mission to get justice for our clients and their families. We've not only taken on cases that other firms had turned down, but we've also fought to get unjust laws and restrictions overturned or modified.

  • A Team of Legal Professionals

    Complex legal cases require extensive research, trial experience, and industry knowledge, which is why we always have a team of attorneys working on every case we take on. Our team-centric approach to litigation means that we're able to really focus on getting our clients the best possible outcome.

  • There Are No Upfront Legal Fees

    We handle all of our claims on a contingency fee basis and will handle all legal fees, court costs, and expert fees related to your specific case. With decades of experience in this industry, we have a wealth of experts we work with routinely to ensure your case is handled with the utmost care.

  • We Understand the Medicine

    Our attorneys not only take the time to understand the evidence in your case, but also the pathology and medical techniques used in your specific situation. We believe that any attorney that takes on these types of cases needs to be on equal footing with medical professionals and physicians. 


Millions Recovered on Behalf of Our Clients
  • Florida International University Pedestrian Bridge Collapse $100,000,000
  • Personal Injury Miami-Dade College Parking Garage Collapse
  • Bal Harbour Residential Building Collapse Confidential Settlement
  • Medical Malpractice Seven-Figure Orthopedic Medical Malpractice

    A Punta Gorda, Florida woman in her forties visited an ear, nose, and throat specialist for a check-up due to fatigue. After performing a brief examination, the doctor at the facility recommended that she undergo parathyroid surgery, however he did not order the necessary radiological scan that determines which side of her neck should be operated on. Without that information available, the surgeon began on the wrong side of her neck and did not realize his error until they were well into the procedure.

  • Medical Malpractice Seven-Figure Settlement for Woman Who Lost Her Leg After Misdiagnosis

    A woman in her sixties was brought to a hospital after she slipped and fell, injuring her leg and causing severe pain. During her treatment, the hospital staff failed to notice that the impact had caused a blood clot behind her knee, which was restricting circulation to the rest of her leg. Over time, the untreated clot cut off blood flow to the point where her leg was beyond saving and needed amputation.

  • Medical Malpractice Seven-Figure Settlement for Family of Mother Who Died During Childbirth

    In 2015, a 23-year-old mother began experiencing severe complications while giving birth in Charlotte County, Florida. The hospital’s staff did not give her the attention she needed, and failed to realize that her complications required an emergency transfer to a Sarasota County Hospital, which had the needed staff and equipment to treat her. The mother and her unborn child eventually died in the hospital.

  • Medical Malpractice Seven-Figure Settlement for Misdiagnosis of a Blood Clot

    A 68-year-old man was complaining about pain in his left leg, which was swollen, red, and painful. He went to a local emergency room, and the family asked the doctor if it was a blood clot. The doctor assured the family that it was not a blood clot but was instead cellulitis from a sunburn. When the patient returned home the next day, he died of a pulmonary embolism due to the blood clot that was initially suspected by the family.

  • Medical Malpractice Over $1 Million Settlement for Medical Malpractice Victim

    A middle-aged man had a history of an aortic aneurysm. His plan was to fly to Stanford University, where a doctor was scheduled to repair the aneurysm. Rather than starting the transfer to Stanford the day he arrived, the hospital waited three days and then failed to get his insurance company to pay for the transfer. Tragically, while the patient was speaking with the insurance company on the phone about the transfer, the aneurysm ruptured, and he died.

  • Jury Verdict Against the University of Florida $23,500,000

    A $23.5 million medical malpractice jury verdict against the University of Florida on behalf of a woman who suffered a massive stroke when a medical procedure to ease her migraines went wrong.

  • Jury Verdict on Behalf of a Former Major League Baseball Star $898,000

    A medical malpractice jury verdict on behalf of a former Major League Baseball star against an ophthalmologist for negligence in the removal of a cataract and implantation of an artificial lens in our client’s left eye.

A Legacy of Favorable Results We'll Fight to Get Your Family the Best Possible Outcome

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