Catastrophic Injury in Missouri
Serious injuries generally result in physical injury, emotional injury and economic loss.  Catastrophic injuries are unique because they result in more serious injury, and often permanent disabilities.  Catastrophic injuries tend to have a more substantial impact on the victim and his or her family.
Topics covered in this report include:

  1.  What is a catastrophic injury?
  2. Common Types of Catastrophic Injuries
  3. Causes of Catastrophic Injuries
  4. Compensation for Catastrophic Injuries
  5. The importance of documenting residual injuries
  6.  Recovery from catastrophic injuries can be very difficult

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Wesley Cottrell

Wes Cottrell earned his B.A. from Pittsburg State University in 1981 and his J.D. from the Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas in 1985. He was admitted to practice law in Kansas in 1986, in Missouri in 1987, in Arkansas in 1989, and Oklahoma in 1993. He is licensed to practice law in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, eastern Arkansas, western Arkansas, and western Missouri. He was Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Crawford County, Kansas from 1987-1989.

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