San Antonio Amputation Lawyer
Amputation injuries in litigation are usually seen resulting from industrial accidents, oil and gas accidents, and sometimes vehicle wrecks. When prosecuting a lawsuit involving amputation injuries, it is very important that the client has the right experts to prove their damages and future medical care associated with their inhalation injuries. Human factors experts, life care planners, mental health providers and medical doctors are often all used in conjunction to explain and prove amputation injuries and medical damages to a jury. The San Antonio Amputation Lawyers at Hill Law Firm have experience and success in making sure that our client’s injuries are properly proven to a jury.
Why does the Type of Injury Matter in a Lawsuit?
Along with proving liability, a litigant must prove injury/damages to recover any monetary damages in a lawsuit. The type of injury or damages will be considered by a jury when they award damages.
Why Should Amputees Seek Redress for Their Loss?
If you have suffered harm as the result of the bad acts of another personal or entity, resulting in the loss of a finger, toe, arm or leg, you may be entitled to seek compensation for your life-long disability.
How Does Someone Suffer an Amputation?
According to the National Limb Loss Information Center (or “NLLIC”), in the United States alone, there are 17 million people living with amputations, which equates to 1 out of every 200 Americans. Traumatic amputations are caused by many things, such as:
- Workplace injuries
- Car accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Industrial accidents
- Health complications from diabetes or cancer
What Compensation is an Amputee Entitled to Seek from a Jury?
Depending on the jurisdiction, amputees may seek compensation for the following:
- Past and future medical bills
- Past lost wages
- Future loss of earning capacity
- Past and future physical disfigurement
- Past and future physical impairment
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Loss of quality of life
If you have suffered the loss of a limb due to the bad acts of another person or entity, please contact the experienced San Antonio Amputation Attorneys at Hill Law Firm for a free consultation regarding your legal rights.