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Catastrophic injuries are injuries which put a long-term effect on the life of the victim. Such injuries are usually life-threatening and they often require medical care, rehabilitative treatment, medical equipment, nursing care or personal assistance long after the accident. Such injuries also lead to permanent disability in many cases. In such a way, these injuries do not just affect the victim, but also family members and others who must be depended upon for care and support. These injuries are usually of three types of physical injuries, spinal cord injuries and cognitive injuries.