Wrongful amputation lawyers
Life after undergoing an amputation can be overwhelming to catastrophic injury victims. The loss of mobility or enjoyment of once daily activities can be an emotionally devastating side effect of the injury. Amputees may need prosthetic limbs in order to get around and other long term care needs.
Economic repercussions may only compound an already dire situation. Amputees may be left with serious medical bills, enormous hospital expenses, and lost wages. The personal injury attorneys of The Cochran Firm, D.C. understand these concerns and aggressively pursue the legal action necessary to ensure injury victims and their families are taken care of.
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Causes of Amputations
There are over one million Americans living with some sort of amputation. The causes of which range from medical conditions, to catastrophic accidents and medical malpractice. If you or a loved one were forced to undergo the amputation of a limb or other extremity, our team of lawyers, registered nurses, and investigators can help determine who may be to blame for your injury.
Amputations Caused by Accidents
If your amputation occurred as the result of a catastrophic accident like an auto accident, defective or dangerous product, or a property owner’s failure to maintain, our attorneys can help you hold liable parties responsible. The law requires drivers, manufacturers, employers, and property owners take reasonable steps to ensure the safety of others.
Wrongdoers and their insurance companies will often attempt to skirt responsibility for their actions and deny claims made by injury victims. Our firm has the resources and experience needed to go toe to toe with large insurance companies, big businesses, and other powerful entities. Our goal is to maximize your compensation to help make your life whole again and provide for your family.
Medical Malpractice Amputations
Amputations caused by medical malpractice are an all too common occurrence in our medical system today. Medical malpractice amputations may happen because doctors did not practice a reasonable standard of care, resulting in an infection, improper amputation, or amputating the wrong limb.
In any case of medical negligence, doctors may be held liable for injuries resulting from their careless mistakes. The Cochran Firm, D.C. regularly represents victims of various types of medical malpractice and works hard to get the compensation our clients deserve. Contact one of our seasoned attorneys for a free legal consultation about your case.