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Are you seeking just compensation for an amputation injury? It is needless to say that the catastrophic injury of an amputation can severely change your life. Amputation is a type of bodily dismemberment and is known is one of the most devastating life-altering injuries that can be suffered from an accident. If you or a loved one is the victim of an amputation resulting from the negligence of another individual, it is important to find out how a Denver personal injury attorney can help! If you are wondering whether you are eligible for monetary compensation after suffering injuries from a personal injury of this magnitude, it is important obtain legal guidance by filling out a free case evaluation form.

Your case is likely valid if the injury was caused in full or partially by another individual's negligence. There are many different types of accidents that can result in an amputation. Auto accidents caused by a negligent or reckless driver can result in a traumatic injury and the other party will be liable for the damage. An amputation can also take place in the event of a construction accident, a defective product or another vehicle accident. If you have reason to believe that another individual's negligence is the cause of your amputated body part, it is imperative that you do not hesitate to contact our firm.

An amputation involves the complete sever and loss of a victim's body part. Common amputation injuries include fingers, legs, arms, and toes. Severe bleeding and crushed tissue may take place if you have suffered an amputation, on top of the pain and suffering that is readily noticeable. Later in life, those who suffer an amputation will have a higher risk of developing diabetes, cramping, shocking pains and burning, and phantom limp pain. Amputation victims also typically suffer from increased weight gain due to the decrease in allowable physical activity. Location of an amputation and whether the body has gone into shock are the greatest determining factors of the amount of pain and bleeding that is suffered.

Victims of amputation should immediately retain medical attention. For those who have discovered an individual who has suffered amputation, they should begin rescue breathing if there are no signs of breathing. Amputations are frightening and extremely painful situations that can result in significant shock to the victim and therefore, it is necessary to bring about medical treatment as quickly as possible. It is important to remember that saving the victim's life should be a higher priority over saving the limb. Severed body parts can be reattached in some cases, but that is not always the case.

Emotional trauma may be a direct result of an amputation. Victims will have to face difficult adjustments which commonly result in depression, hopelessness and entrapment. Being confined to a wheelchair is a likely long-term result of an amputation. Emotional recovery will likely take longer than a physical adjustment if any bodily limb is lost. Medical rehabilitation may be required in addition to emergency room care, surgery, hospitalization, psychological counseling, and in-home assistance. These can all be costly undertakings, especially because this is an unexpected event.

If you or a loved one has suffered an amputation, it is plain to see that the road to recovery will not be a simple undertaking. With a Denver personal injury lawyer on your side, you can have the confidence to handle this seemingly impossible challenge. We can help you retain just compensation for all of the damages associated with your case. Whether the severed body part was able to be replaced or not, you may still be entitled to secure a large amount of compensation. Our firm can help you recover financially for all of the medical damage that has taken place. Compensatory money will not be able to give you your body part back but can help you psychologically recover from the injuries.

If you have suffered an amputation, you are not alone. With the help of a support group and the proper care and treatment, you will be able to eventually cope with the circumstance you have faced. There are many causes of amputation and levels of severity. After a limb loss, however, your life will undoubtedly change, no matter what the exact situation involves. At Anderson, Hemmat & McQuinn our goal is to help you secure the just compensation that you deserve in order to adjust to your new situation.

Our firm understands the physical, financial and emotional distress that will likely result form an amputation. We believe that no one should have to suffer the financial consequences if this was the result of another individual's negligence, reckless, or malicious behavior. Your claim for compensation can result in damages such as medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, lost income, property damages and pain and suffering, if it is successful. Contact us today!


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As such injuries can be so painful, difficult and physically and emotionally distressing for the injured victim, addressing the legal matters related to the lawsuit or claim for compensation is rarely the first priority. This is actually an urgent matter, and careful documentation of every aspect of the case must be undertaken for the claims process. There are many issues to take into account - not only the stressful financial burdens but the physical and emotional impact such injuries place on the individual and their family members. Our legal team will fight for justice and fair and full compensation for our clients. As the injured client may require a lifetime of medical care and treatment, how the case is addressed legally is of ultimate concern to the innocent victim and their families. Professional support from our legal team is an urgent need in catastrophic injury cases. Contact a Denver catastrophic injury attorney if you or a loved one has sustained catastrophic injuries due to the negligence of another in an accident.

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  • When does a personal injury case go to court?

    Typically, a personal injury accident case will go to trial when a settlement agreement cannot be reached outside of courts. If the defendant in the personal injury case is refusing to offer a settlement that accurately reflects the extent of damages, then a trial might be the only option to secure maximum financial compensation.

  • How do I know if I should accept a settlement offer?

    The best way to know whether or not you should accept a personal injury settlement is to consult with an accident lawyer you trust. Insurance companies try to get claimants to settle quickly before they know how much they actually could get for their accident. Consider having your personal injury case evaluated by a Denver accident attorney from our law firm.

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  • Do I need an accident lawyer to handle my personal injury case?

    While it is not mandatory that you have legal representation for a personal injury case, it can be extremely beneficial. Many people are cut short of the financial compensation because they were not aware of how much they actually deserved for their extensive accident.

  • I don't think my accident was very serious. Should I still go to the hospital?

    Many people do not go to the hospital after car accidents either because they think they are not injured or they fear they will have to pay out of pocket for the visit. Truthfully, many car accident injuries can go undetected and may not begin to bother the victim until days or even weeks after the accident. As a precaution, anyone involved in a moderate to serious car accident should go to the hospital for a physical evaluation. Most likely, this visit will be covered by insurance. Just be sure to keep record of the visit and the payment for the visit.

  • How do I know if I'm being offered a fair settlement for my auto accident?

    It can be difficult for a driver to know how much they're entitled to after a car accident. Many drivers accept the insurance company's first settlement offer because they trust that it's fair and will be enough to cover all accident-related expenses. This is not always the case. We encourage drivers to consult with a car accident attorney after a collision for a second opinion on how much your claim is worth. More often than not, insurance companies offer claimants far less than they actually deserve.

  • How is the value of my claim calculated?

    Colorado has comparative/contributory negligence laws. This means that even drivers who are partially at fault for accidents can recover compensation from insurance. However, this does not apply to drivers who are more than 50 percent at fault for the collision. For example, if the insurance adjusters decided that you were 20 percent at-fault and the other driver was 80 percent at-fault, then you could collect up to 80 percent from the other driver's insurance.

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