Every Year tens of thousands suffer an amputation in this country; an injury that often necessitates the need for an amputation injury attorney. Here at Downtown LA Law we understand the devastation and sadness that accompanies the loss of a body part. The hands, fingers, arms, legs, toes, and feet play a vital role in our lives. Without them we would not be able to walk, work, play and enjoy our lives. Often a person’s amputation means loss of employment leading to grave economic concerns for his family. You might feel helpless at this point; DON’T, our tireless, fearless, and aggressive legal experts will make sure you are compensated for your loss.
Common accidents leading to Amputations – Dismemberment
Trauma is one of the most common causes of amputations, other include Medical Issues such as Diabetes, bone cancers, and infections. Below are some of the most leading accident resulting in amputations or a dismemberment.
- Automobile Accidents; car accident, motorcycle accident, truck accidents,
- Pedestrian Accidents: Struck by a car or truck while walking, or using a bicycle
- Dog Bites: Animal Attacks such as dog Pitt-bull bites are a leading cause of child amputations.
- Employment Work Accidents; farm accident, factory accident accidents, accident while driving for work.
- Construction Site Accidents: falling objects, unsafe construction site.
- Medical malpractice: Nursing errors, hospital errors, medication errors leading to amputations
- Product Defects: Unsafe products based on design defect or manufacturing defect s or misuse of products
Accidents and Amputations: According to statistics there are 30,000 amputations resulting from trauma every year. Males make up the vast majority of amputees resulting from a traumatic injury. Nearly 70% of all amputations are to the upper limbs.
Damages Recoverable for Amputations
Medical Expenses: Medical expenses include all medical bills and costs,
Future Medical Expenses and Care: Unfortunately, the effects of an amputation will be felt often be felt for a lifetime. Our Legal team will work with doctors and other medical specialist to establish the full amount of any future medical expenses to make sure you are adequately compensated for these damages.
Lost Wages: After an accident, you are entitled to any income you lost as a result of the injury
Loss of Earning Capacity: In addition to current lost wages, victims of amputations are eligible to receive compensation for future lost wages.
Mental Pain and Suffering & Loss of Consortium: A victims spouse may recover for loss of consortium when that spouse loses the ability to have normal marital relations.
At the Downtown LA Law Firm our aggressive and tenacious Personal Injury Lawyers will keep on the offensive until they make sure you have been fully compensated for your amputated limbs and vindicated for your loss.
Should I Sue for an Amputated Limb?
If you’ve suffered amputation injuries resulting from a medical malpractice, car accidents, truck accidents or a pedestrian accident you must first tend to your wounds and heal your injuries. Seeking vindication of your rights is our job.
At Downtown LA Law Group our Litigators are skilled and knowledgeable in defending the rights of those who have suffered catastrophic injuries ranging from, amputations, to spinal cord injuries, neck/back injuries, and broken boned.
We will hold liable those who caused your accident including manufactures for defective products, medical doctors and nurses, car and truck drivers, and employers.
Amputation Injury Attorney
If you need a Los Angeles Amputation Attorney or an Orange County Accident Lawyer we can help. We will take care of every legal detail and make sure you achieve the highest compensation possible for your loss; in the meantime, concentrate on the most important part of this process – your recovery.
Remember that it is crucial to act quickly after you’ve been injured before any limitations can lower or extinguish your rightful claim. Call us for a free consultation with a Dismemberment Injury lawyer (855-DT-LA-LAW)