Amputation Injury

Fact: It is estimated that 45% of amputations are a result of a traumatic accident or injury, including car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, workplace accidents, and sporting injuries.

Lost limbs resulting from an injury can have a profound impact on an individual, affecting them physically, emotionally, and socially. The loss of a limb can lead to changes in mobility and physical abilities, while also triggering a range of emotional responses such as grief, frustration, and self-consciousness. Adjusting to a new body image and coping with psychological challenges like depression or anxiety can be a significant part of the amputation journey. Rehabilitation, medical care, and a strong network of friends and loved ones are crucial in helping individuals navigate the physical and emotional adjustments and regain a positive quality of life.

Litner + Deganian provides support to victims of limb loss due to injury, fighting for their rights and pursuing maximum compensation for their losses. Trust us to passionately advocate for you as your amputation injury lawyer, guide you through the legal process, and help you rebuild your life with confidence and security.

What to do after a catastrophic injury

If you have been a victim of a catastrophic injury that may result in amputation, it is essential to take the following steps:

  • Seek immediate medical attention: Your health and well-being should be the top priority. Seek immediate medical care to address your injuries and receive appropriate treatment. Follow the advice and recommendations of your healthcare professionals.
  • Document and preserve evidence: If possible, gather and preserve any evidence related to the accident or injury. This may include photographs of the scene, witness statements, medical records, and any other relevant documentation that can support your amputation case.
  • Contact a personal injury lawyer: Consult with an experienced personal injury attorney who specializes in catastrophic injuries and amputation cases. They can provide valuable guidance, assess the merits of your case, and explain your legal rights and options.
  • Follow medical treatment and rehabilitation plans: Adhere to your medical treatment plans, including surgeries, therapies, and rehabilitation. Attend all follow-up appointments and follow the recommendations of your healthcare team to optimize your recovery and maximize your chances of functional restoration in the affected body part.
  • Document your medical expenses and losses: Keep detailed records of all medical expenses, including doctor visits, surgeries, medications, and rehabilitation costs. Additionally, document any loss of income or earning capacity resulting from the injury.

Is a lawyer necessary?

In the journey of recovery, it is crucial for limb loss victims to have the support of a personal injury law firm by their side. An amputation injury attorney brings not only legal expertise but also a deep understanding of the physical, emotional, and financial challenges faced by amputees. With their guidance, you can navigate the complex legal process with confidence, ensuring that your rights are protected and your voice is heard. A skilled lawyer will fight tirelessly to secure a strong settlement that not only covers your immediate medical needs but also provides for your long-term care and rehabilitation. By obtaining the compensation you deserve, you can access the best medical treatments, therapies, and prosthetic advancements that will significantly enhance your recovery journey, empowering you to reclaim your life and achieve the highest possible quality of life.

Our process

Our top priority is to guide victims through the legal process with compassion and care. When you entrust us with your case, here’s what you can expect. Initially, we will conduct a thorough evaluation, gathering all necessary information and evidence related to your injury. We will then handle all legal aspects, such as communicating with insurance companies, negotiating on your behalf, and, if necessary, litigating your case in court. Throughout the process, we will keep you informed and involved, ensuring your voice is heard and your concerns are addressed. Our goal is not only to seek fair compensation for your physical, emotional, and financial losses but also to support your recovery journey. We will work closely with medical experts and professionals to understand your current and future needs, ensuring that any settlement obtained reflects the full extent of your damages and allows you to access the best medical treatment and rehabilitation available. With our fierce advocacy and personalized approach, you can focus on your healing and well-being while we work tirelessly to secure the justice and compensation you deserve.

What makes us different?

At Litner + Deganian, we differentiate ourselves in handling amputation cases by taking a comprehensive, client-centered approach that combines our expertise, resources, and network. Our experienced attorneys understand the physical, emotional, and financial impact of amputations, and we work to ensure all aspects are addressed. We leverage our extensive resources and strong network of medical experts and rehabilitation specialists to support your recovery and strengthen your claim. With a genuine commitment to your well-being, we provide transparent communication, keeping you informed and involved throughout the process. Our focus is on understanding your unique needs and goals, advocating for the best medical treatment, rehabilitation, and long-term care.

The proof is in the settlements

With our extensive experience settling and litigating cases across Georgia, we understand the intricacies of the legal system and how to navigate it effectively. We are here to listen to your concerns, advocate for your rights, and ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve. Trust us to handle your case with the utmost care and expertise, so you can focus on your recovery and rebuilding your life.

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