Catastrophic Injury

A catastrophic injury, such as wrongful death, stroke or paralysis obviously has enormous impact on the injured person and their family. The physical disability, emotional trauma and resulting financial hardship are usually unpredictable and unimaginable.

As a medical doctor and licensed attorney, Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D. combines a unique specialization to provide clients with a different kind of legal representation. Mr. Barszcz possesses a more sophisticated knowledge of the principles involved in his clients' medical-related personal injury claims. He has used this knowledge to fight for the rights of injured victims in the Orlando, Florida area for the past 21 years. Mr. Barszcz not only uses this background to enhance his legal representation, he also serves as an advisor to his clients regarding the many medical issues they are struggling with. Very few other attorneys possess the ability to offer the well-rounded and complete counsel provided by Mr. Barszcz.

The legal team at The Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D. in Winter Park, Florida, work diligently to serve each and every client with the compassion and professionalism we would expect as clients. Mr. Barszcz purposefully maintains a small practice so each client can be known personally and professionally. For years, we have dedicated our energies to protecting the interests of injured persons and their families. We handle most personal injury claims and would enjoy the opportunity to meet with you to discuss your case.

Types of Catastrophic Injuries

Injuries that cause these types of devastating effects on the lives of the injured and those close to them include:


Catastrophic injuries usually occur without any warning and can have an enormous impact on the victim, the victim's family and their future. In many cases, the injuries severely disrupt the function of the victim's central nervous system. Other functions that are often affected by catastrophic injury include one or a combination of the following:

  • Loss of movement
  • Loss of sensation
  • Loss of cognitive ability
  • Loss of communication ability
  • Respiration problems
  • Circulation problems
  • Skin disorders
  • Urinary system dysfunction
  • Gastrointestinal dysfunction

Orlando Personal Injury Lawyer, Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., has the compassion and legal experience to counsel clients during times of emotional tragedy and financial hardship. Mr. Barszcz represent clients throughout the State of Florida and is a member of each of the following organizations:


Mr. Barszcz is a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine which is reserved for graduates with both medical doctorates and legal degrees. He is also a member of the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum which requires at least one case resolution of $1,000,000 as a prerequisite for membership.

At the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., our Florida injury lawyer represents clients on a contingency basis. This means that the attorneys are only paid a fee if there is a recovery in your case. To learn more about legal representation for a catastrophic injury claim, please contact our personal injury lawyer at the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., serving Orlando, Florida, to schedule a free consultation.

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