For more than 35 years, the Catastrophic Injury team has compassionately helped numerous individuals who have been impacted by egregious behavior leading to catastrophic injury or death. Kilpatrick Townsend is a premiere provider of legal services to burn victims and victims of other traumatic injuries throughout the United States. We have represented clients and their families in a multitude of cases in both federal and state courts. We have the unique ability to obtain experts from some of the most respected universities in the country. Our team has the experience to assess and handle many types of catastrophic injuries, including:

  • Industrial accidents
  • Consumer products
  • Motor vehicle crashes
  • House fires (including propane other gas explosions)
  • Burn injuries (including electrocution and scald/steam burns)

The Catastrophic Injury team is geographically diverse with attorneys in multiple offices. Moreover, we have professional and experienced in-house investigators who are uniquely qualified to provide invaluable assistance to our attorneys and clients.

Catastrophic Injury

Experience Highlights

Wrongful death by allergic reaction and negligence
Represented a woman who had an allergic reaction to a medication.  Several days after treatment at a local hospital, she returned to the hospital more
Catastrophic injury services for burn injury from industrial boiler explosion
Represented a man injured when an industrial plant boiler exploded causing superheated steam to escape.  The case settled through mediation. more
Personal injury and products liability for injured child
Represented in a personal injury and products liability suit a four year old child who was seriously burned when a flammable liquid product was more
Wrongful death litigation for a pro bono client
Represented a widow in a wrongful death suit against a railroad company arising from the derailment of an Amtrak passenger train in South Carolina. A more

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