Loss Of Limb Claims In California
If You've Suffered An Amputation, Call An Oceanside 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 35 years of experience getting compensation for injury victims and offers personal attention for your case needs.
For a free consultation, please call 760-721-8182.
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 can include:
- 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:
- Car accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Burn injuries
- Dog bites
- Surgical errors
- Workplace injuries
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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