Posted on behalf of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings on Apr 24, 2014 in Personal Injury
Amputations accidents can happen fast, but the consequences last a lifetime. Whether it was caused by a construction accident, motorcycle accident or other type of accident, the loss of a hand, finger, arm or leg is devastating.
Amputations can be extremely difficult to cope with. For most victims their entire lifestyle must change after suffering such an ordeal.
If you or a loved one has suffered due to the reckless behavior of another person or business, you deserve to be rightfully compensated for medical expenses, lost wages and your pain and suffering. Our attorneys are ready to help you fight for your rights.
Causes of Amputation Accidents
Whether it occurred on the road, while at work or elsewhere, amputation accidents are commonly caused by another individual or business negligence.
Some causes of these types of accidents include:
- Unsafe work conditions
- Driving above the speed limit
- Driving under the influence
- Faulty machinery
- Exposure to harmful chemicals
- Inadequate safety measures or equipment
Although some amputations happen instantly, others may occur due an accident that led nerve damage, a serious infection, or an occupational disease.
Accidents that result in catastrophic injuries can result in the need for lifelong treatment, therapy, and crushing medical costs.
Types of Damages
Damages is a term used to refer to the compensation you may receive after suffering a personal injury. There are compensatory and non-compensatory damages; which types are pursued will often depend on your claim.
Our Amputation Accident Attorneys Are Ready to Help You
When you're left with medical bills, cant work and are in pain, you need someone who will stand up for your rights. At Stephens, Anderson & Cummings, our knowledgeable attorneys have years of experience fighting for the rights of amputation victims in Texas.
Allow us to deal with the insurance companies and others who may be investigating your amputation accident. We will thoroughly investigate your claim and build a robust case in your favor so that you can recover comfortably.
Best of all, if you choose to hire us, you pay us nothing if you don't win. We work on a contingency fee basis and are focused on getting you the peace of mind you deserve.