Loss of Limb Claims in San Diego
If You’ve Suffered an Amputation, Call a San Diego Injury Lawyer
Amputations cause physical, emotional, and occupational problems. It is
an injury that has lifelong effects for the victim and his or her family.
Depending on the severity of the amputation, you may be unable to return
to work or engage in your usual activities. You may also be faced with
a lifetime of pain and medical care.
How will you and your family adapt to these changes? Having financial
support is important. Personal injury lawyer Russell Kohn can help. He
has more than 30 years of experience getting compensation for injury victims
and offers personal attention for your case needs.
free consultation, please call (760) 301-5456 today.
Life After an Amputation
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that amputations
are one of the most devastating injuries, often causing permanent disability.
In addition to disability, the effects of a partial or complete amputation
- Phantom pain
- Wound pain
- Loss of mobility
- Psychological trauma
The amputation surgery is only the beginning of the required medical treatment.
A person who loses a limb also needs long-term medical care such as pain
management, rehabilitation, physical and occupational therapy, psychological
counseling, and more.
Costs & Causes of Amputation
An amputation injury requires compensation to pay for the prostheses and
necessary medical care. In addition, you need help to cover the cost of
making your home and vehicles accessible and safe. Your family may also
need compensation for lost income.
Trauma is the second leading cause of amputations in the U.S. Common types
of trauma can include:
Seek Experienced & Compassionate Representation
If the cause of your injury was the negligence of another person or party,
you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. The Kohn Law Office
is ready to fight for your right to collect damages.
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