Loss of Limb
Catastrophic Injury Attorney in Houston
Accidents that cause the loss of a limb or result in the need for an amputation can leave victims facing physical challenges, financial obstacles and lifestyle changes.
Houston severe injury attorney Tony Malley understands the wide-reaching impacts loss-of-limb injuries can have on victims and their families. If you or a family member lost a limb or had to undergo an amputation due to the negligent act of another, Mr. Malley may be able to help you pursue the financial security you need as you cope with your injury.
Causes of Loss-of-Limb and Amputation Injuries
Injuries that result in the loss of a limb or the necessity for amputation are often caused by motor vehicle accidents including:
- Truck and commercial vehicle accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Auto accidents
- Bicycle and pedestrian accidents
Loss-of-limb and amputation injuries may also be the result of workplace accidents including:
- Railroad accidents
- Construction accidents
- Oil rig and pipeline accidents
- Maritime accidents
Damages in Loss-of-Limb and Amputation Cases
Despite advancements in prosthetic technology that have allowed some amputees to regain function, many victims of loss-of-limb or amputation injuries are unable to perform in their previous capacities. Loss of mobility and functionality is a factor in determining compensation for victims of loss-of-limb or amputation injuries.
Damages in lawsuits related to loss-of-limb and amputation injuries may include money for:
- Medical expenses
- Prosthetic devices
- Rehabilitation and physical therapy
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Home and vehicle modifications
- Vocational retraining
If you or a family member lost a limb in an accident caused by the negligence of another, please contact the Malley Law Firm to schedule your free case consultation. Severe injury attorney Tony Malley is proud to represent clients from the Houston and Beaumont, Texas, areas and nationwide.