An amputation victim can have his or her life transformed in an instant. A once able-bodied, independent individual may find that he has to rely on assistance with some of the most basic functions of life. If you have tragically suffered from a traumatic amputation due to the negligence of another party, such as in a motor vehicle accident, medical malpractice, etc., a skilled amputation lawyer can assist you with your case.
When another person or party causes you to sustain an amputation, you have the right to seek compensation from each party that contributed to the accident. Once fault is determined according to the particular situations of your case, you can collect damages from the liable party or parties. Experiencing an amputation can be due to various causes. Vehicle accidents are a common cause of amputations. If a victim is injured during a car accident, there can be many liable parties, including:
Medical malpractice is another common cause for this type of injury. If your amputation occurred because of the negligence of a healthcare provider, you may be able to seek compensation from:
Amputations can be caused by other liable parties and situations. Other potential liable parties include:
Regardless of the reason for your injury, a skilled amputation lawyer can help you collect on your claim. He or she will name each party that played a part in your damages. An insurance company may also be involved in the litigation process. Although an insurance company may offer a settlement, a skilled attorney can advise as to whether the settlement offer is an appropriate amount for your injury. Amputation victims often suffer more severe injuries than traditional accident victims and their injuries may require additional care and diligence in regards to their treatment. For this reason, you are commonly entitled to a greater amount of damages. Some damages that you may request include:
If you sustained an amputation due to someone else’s negligence, an amputation lawyer can help you get the compensation that you deserve for having your life so dramatically altered. If you live in Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Houston, New York, Boston, Baltimore, Chicago, Longview, Cincinnati or anywhere else in the Unites States, CALL NOW to speak to a skilled lawyer in a FREE confidential case review.
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