Have you had an arm or leg amputated in a New York car accident? Are you facing medical bills? Have you suffered pain and suffering? Do you want justice?
Attorneys for Amputation Resulting from Car Accident
When accidents result in amputation, those responsible should be held accountable. The Fitzgerald Law Firms have been handling accident cases for more than 40 years. We have handled hundreds of cases which have resulted in six, seven and even eight figure jury verdicts and settlements, including a recent car accident verdict for $5,730,000 and the top medical malpractice verdict in the nation in 2002 – $94.8 million (Lawyers Weekly, USA). To contact The Fitzgerald Law Firm about a car accident amputation, please call toll-free at 1-800-323-9900 or submit the firm’s online contact form.
Amputation can be the result of a car accident, bicycle accident, boating accident, bus accident, and truck accident. Recovery for an amputation injury will depend on the insurance invoved.
Traumatic and Surgical Amputation
There are two types of amputation: traumatic and surgical. Traumatic amputation is the direct result of a personal injury and is part of the accident itself. Surgical amputation is the type of amputation that is required to save the life of the person injured – nerves are damaged beyond repair, there is loss of blood supply, or severe bone damage.
Amputation Complications and Risks
Amputation injuries and prosthetics pose many risks associated with medical side effects and other amputation complications including:
- Chronic Neuroma (pain and/or tenderness in the amputation area)
- Contracture (a fixed deformity at the joint)
- Deep Venous Thrombosis
- Gangrene (tissue death)
- Hematoma (a bleeding blood vessel)
- InfectionNecrosis (death of the skin flaps)
- Phantom Sensations
Recovering from the loss of limb is a long, slow, and painful process. Rehabilitation from an amputation can take months or even years. Medical expenses can impair a secure financial future. You need expert representation. Call today for a free consultation with an experienced attorney at The Fitzgerald Law Firm. We are here to help you and answer any questions you may have about your rights.
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