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Injuries Causing Amputations

Injuries Causing Amputations

Lebanon Amputation Attorney

Serious injuries or trauma can lead to amputation. Amputations of the fingers, hands, arms, feet or legs can result from medical causes. Amputations can also frequently occur as a result of severe crush injuries. Common causes of amputations include crush injuries in industrial settings such as operation of presses or pinch injuries between moving machinery parts. Amputations can also be accompanied by other injuries including post traumatic stress disorder. Loss of a hand or foot can cause a loss of ability to work. Amputations can be caused by severe injuries such as a car wreck, truck wreck or motorcycle wreck. Amputations can also be caused by serious burns. Cancerous tumors, serious infections, frost bite and complications of diabetes also cause amputations. The most common cause of amputations that result in personal injury claims are car wrecks, truck wrecks and motorcycle wrecks. In crash cases, severe injury to the arms or leg may be combined with a vehicle fire. Amputations are one of the most serious types of personal injuries. Cost of medical care is high. Advances in prosthetic limbs have resulted in increased mobility and function. The cost of lifetime medical treatment and a life care plan are potential in perusing a personal injury claim for amputation. If you have been involved in any kind of injury which resulted in an amputation, call our office to discuss your claim.


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