Amputation Injuries are unique in that the injury will impact the victim’s life forever. The ramifications of an amputation injury are far-reaching, often requiring a lifetime of medical care. Amputation cases must be addressed with great legal skill to ensure that full compensation is recovered. If you or a loved one has suffered the loss of a limb due to an act of negligence, please speak with our experienced Riverside personal injury from Hanson & Mouri at once.
A loss of a hand, foot, arm, leg, or finger will require the assistance of an experienced traumatic injury attorney. We work with medical experts to determine full cost of life-long medical care for the injury victim including loss of work, therapy, prosthetics and other devices that aid in mobility.
Traumatic amputation or the loss of a limb due to an accident or injury will lead to lifelong physical, emotional and financial distress. Our experienced personal injury attorney can review all of the costs associated with the injury, and the estimated future medical costs. Non-economic damages must also be pursued. These damages include compensation for pain and suffering, loss of quality of life and emotional anguish. Having an experienced injury attorney at your side to stand up to insurance companies and hold the negligent parties accountable is invaluable during this difficult time.
30,000 traumatic amputations occur annually in the United States. They can involve the arms, legs, hands, fingers, feet, ears and toes. The most common sources of amputation injury are as follows:
According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, the most common sites of traumatic amputation include:
In children, the most common cause of traumatic amputation was motor vehicle accidents at 42.9 percent. Industrial accidents were the cause of 26.2 percent of amputations in children and motorcycle accidents caused 9.5 percent.
The most common site of traumatic amputation in children was:
If you have suffered an amputation injury as the result of an accident or the negligence of another, Hanson & Mouri are here for you. Our Riverside personal injury attorneys are committed to the clients that we represent, and we will aggressively pursue the maximum compensation you deserve for your injuries. Call us today.