If you or a loved one have suffered a traumatic amputation, or a serious injury later resulting in a lost limb, our Pittsburgh, PA, WV & OH amputation lawyers are experienced in the medical and prosthetic aspects of these life-changing injuries.
Amputation injuries are life-altering and often career-ending. We are experienced in and understand the importance of developing the medical, prosthetic, vocational, economic loss, emotional, and disfigurement aspects of these type of cases. We not only work closely with your medical and prosthetic teams to understand and decide how to best present your case to the jury, we also typically work with an economist, vocational rehabilitation expert, and a life care planner, to fully assess and best express to the jury the financial and emotional impacts these serious injuries have on a person.
We handle amputation and other serious personal injury and death cases on a contingent fee basis. We also advance the costs for the lawsuit, including the fees of experts and consultants. This means a client will not owe us a fee unless and until there is a settlement or judgment in the client’s favor. When/if such occurs, the client would then owe us the agreed-to fee and any case expenses (such as court reporter charges, medical records fees, expert witness fees, etc.).
We know that hard work wins cases and details matter when it comes to investigating and preparing for trial an amputation injury case. We are known for our thorough research into the facts and the law of the cases we take on, and the compassion we have for our clients and their families.
Having been deeply involved in significant personal injury litigation for collectively more than 45 years, we understand the medical issues surrounding amputation injuries, particularly orthopedic and neurological issues, such as phantom limb pain, and prosthetic issues, such as learning to use an artificial limb, proper fitting, customization, and maintenance. We also know how devastating, both economically and emotionally, it can be to lose a limb and, in many cases, the ability to return to work in the same occupation.