Every amputation accident leads to loss of body extremity by trauma or surgery. Moreover, there are approximately 15,000 amputations each year in our country.
Locally in Southwest Florida—Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs, Estero, Naples, Lehigh Acres, Fort Myers Beach, Marco Island, Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, LaBelle—amputation accident survivors often struggle adapting to their new lives.
Amputation Accident Lawyer Knows You Suffer Life-Changing Injury
Every amputation accident is tragic. Especially relevant, this is not just a wound or physical loss. Rather, this injury changes your identity and sense of self. Moreover, pain is now a daily routine.
- Below Knee Amputation
- Above Knee Amputation
- Hemipelvectomy – removal of hip or buttock
- Digit Amputation – Loss of toes or fingers
- Transradial Amputation – Loss of forearm, wrist, hand
- Transhumeral Amputation – Above elbow amputation
- Shoulder Amputation
- Amputation of ears, nose, tongue
- Loss of eyes
Your amputation accident is catastrophic but often survivable. But, you don’t just want to survive. Rather, you want and need to thrive again. My goal after your amputation accident is securing money compensation to empower you to chase your hopes and dreams.
Amputation Accident Resulting from Trauma
An amputation accident resulting from an impact or force often causes avulsion injuries. And, these harms peel away skin, muscle, and bone. Among the most common types of incidents causing such swift damage include the following:
- Vehicle Accident: cars, motorcycles, bicycles, trucks, mopeds, etc.
- Work Accident: machinery, tools, and equipment, e.g. chain saws, press machines, meat machines, wood machines, lawn mowers, etc.
- Construction Accident: falls, power tools, ladders, scaffolding, etc.
- Hazardous Property Conditions: electrical wires, pits, gates, doors, electrocution, etc.
- Agricultural Accidents: tractors, cherry pickers, etc.
These dangers and amputation accidents are preventable. Moreover, amputation accidents resulting from neglect—when business or person fails to acts with reasonable care under the circumstances—is worse. Because, we know this lifetime injury is avoidable through due care.
Upon recovering from your acute stages, you face your new realities. There are restrictions in daily life. Moreover, you encounter reconstructive surgery, use of prosthetic devices, and cosmetic repairs. In addition, you must overcome the physical, mental, and financial burdens resulting from you amputation accident.
Amputation Accident Care Lasts a Lifetime
Care and treatment for an amputation accident can easily cost millions. Immediately after your trauma, medical, surgical, hospital, and rehabilitation bills are financially crippling.
Moreover, as time goes on, you must address your daily living and future needs. You want and need to lead a a fulfilling life. Also, you want to to recover as much of your self-identity possible. Furthermore, you want to regain functional capacity.
After your amputation accident injury is healing, reconstructive surgery prepares your limb for a prosthetic device. Moreover, revision surgeries every five years to remove additional tissue and bone become routine. In addition, you may need microsurgery to reconnect or improve blood flow to your stump. Finally, you may undergo cosmetic surgery to address disfigurement and improve body image.
Higher-end prosthetic limbs or devices can help improve your functional capacity by providing a means to perform daily tasks. Accordingly, this technology and experienced prosthetist are expensive. Moreover, prosthetic device repairs and maintenance, medical treatment for infections and pressure wounds, and medicine for pain, all cost huge sums.
To provide a lifetime of medical care and meet your amputation accident needs, millions may be necessary to provide high quality care.
Attorney for Amputation Accident Survivors
A tragic amputation accident resulting from careless actions is outrageous. If you suffer this giant loss due to an auto accident, construction site mishap, work injury, electrocution, or similar instance of wrongdoing, then contact me.
Having decades experience, including amputation claims, I pursue justice for you. Moreover, I seek full money compensation from all accountable parties. My goal is to not only to provide you financial resources to provide for you current and future needs, but help you achieve a better future.
I personally represent you and provide personal service, so you always know what is happening in your case. Accordingly, I answer all your questions take and return all your calls promptly, and actively seek your opinions. Critically, I listen.
Your initial consultation is free, confidential, and personal. Also, you don’t owe fees or costs unless we win. Contact me now.