Chicago Amputation Lawyer

When people suffer from full or partial amputations in Chicago, the physical and emotional consequences are often devastating. The loss of a limb can leave a person unable to work, depressed and experiencing physical pain. Often, victims of Chicago amputations and other catastrophic injuries are exposed to significant expenses in addition to ongoing medical complications.

When the loss of a limb is due to someone else’s negligence, the emotional trauma, as well as the financial burden, can make the time after the accident even more difficult. An amputation attorney investigates to determine liability for an amputation, whether the loss was directly caused by an accident or made medically necessary as a result of one.

Maywood Personal Injury Accident

 

The most common reasons for an amputation are the following types of personal injury accident:

  • Workplace accidents
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Severe burn injuries
  • Surgical errors or other forms of malpractice

Regardless of the underlying reason for the loss, an amputation often has catastrophic effects. Loss of limb may result in permanent disability, preventing the victim from working gainfully or working at all. This financial burden is made worse by expenses such as necessary medical care and rehabilitation, which is typically a lengthy process after an amputation.

People who have experienced amputation injuries also are at risk for ongoing medical complications. These complications include issues with wound healing, skin tissue health, prosthetic placement and muscle tightness. Additionally, loss of limb may lead to depression, phantom pain and other emotional or psychological challenges.

Injury victims may be entitled to damages for all of these losses. It is always advisable for victims to work with an amputation lawyer to ensure they receive the maximum amount of compensation available.

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At Cary J. Wintroub & Associates, we treat every client like an individual, rather than another personal injury case. We listen closely to understand your situation and your concerns before providing personalized advice on your rights and legal options.

In many cases, we are able to work with injury victims on a contingency basis. With this arrangement, you pay no fees until we win your case or reach a settlement. We also offer a free initial case review to every prospective client. To schedule your free consultation, please contact our law office today at 312-726-1021.

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