Traumatic amputation is the loss of a limb or body part due to an accident or injury. Amputation is a catastrophic injury with devastating consequence for the victim. If you have lost a limb because of someone else’s negligence, contact Faulkner Law Offices in Bakersfield, California as soon as possible. Our experienced personal injury lawyers are zealous advocates for amputation victims.
Our attorneys have been representing injured people for decades with a sole focus on personal injury matters. We have the knowledge, skills, and resources to pursue maximum compensation for your injuries. We are not intimidated by large companies and will not hesitate to take your case to trial if necessary. Our courtroom success rate of more than 90% speaks for itself.
According to the Amputee Coalition:
The main causes of limb loss, as stated by the Amputee Coalition, are:
According to an Industrial Safety & Hygiene News (ISHN) article, traumatic amputation can involve any extremity or body part, including the legs, feet, toes, arms, hands, fingers, and ears. The most common causes of traumatic amputation injuries are:
Motor vehicle accidents are the most common cause, by far, of medically necessary traumatic amputations. Industrial and agricultural accidents are the number two and three leading causes.
Potentially responsible parties for traumatic amputation injuries will depend on the nature of the accident or injuries. Examples include:
Amputation is a catastrophic injury that can lead to a high-value personal injury claim. Damages traumatic amputation victims may be entitled to claim include:
Trauma is the second leading cause of amputations in the U.S. When someone else’s negligence has led to limb loss, the at-fault party may be legally responsible for your injuries. Our experienced personal injuries can thoroughly investigate your accident to determine cause and liability. We can fully assess your losses, negotiate skillfully on your behalf, and fight for your rights in court if necessary.
Our experienced injury attorneys at Faulkner Law Offices in Bakersfield are committed to aggressively pursuing the maximum compensation available under the law for our clients. If you have suffered amputation because of someone else’s negligence, contact us today to schedule a free consultation. We operate on a contingency-fee basis, which means you pay us no fees until we win your case for you.