Riverside Loss of Limb Injury Attorneys
The Riverside accident and injury lawyers at Ochoa & Calderón have years of experience helping injured clients and their families recover the compensation they deserve after negligent defendants cause them harm. Our dedicated personal injury team knows just how devastating the loss of a limb can be for an accident victim and their family. Losing a limb will permanently alter your life, affecting where and how you can work, your ability to perform daily tasks without assistance, and whether you can enjoy recreational activities.
If you’ve suffered the loss of a limb because of someone else’s negligence, you have the right to justice and compensation. The lawyers at Ochoa & Calderón will investigate the circumstances of your accidents, gather the best evidence, negotiate with defendants and insurance companies, and fight for your right to full recovery for the harm you have suffered. If you or someone you love has suffered a loss of limb in an accident in Southern California, our Southern California personal injury legal team is ready to help.
What Causes Loss of Limb?
Limb amputation can result from any number of accidents or incidents. Traumatic impact can damage a limb to the point of requiring amputation, limbs can be severed in industrial incidents or be damaged by severe burns, and they can even require amputation as a result of infections or botched surgical procedures. If your limb was lost due to the negligent or reckless behavior of another person or company, you could be entitled to a substantial monetary recovery.
At Ochoa & Calderón, we help amputation victims recover damages after all manner of incidents, including claims based on:
- Car, truck, or motorcycle accidents
- Defective product malfunction
- Workplace and industrial accidents
- Scaffolding or staircase collapse
- Botched surgeries and other medical malpractice
- Firearm malfunction
Recovering Compensation After Loss of a Limb
If you’ve lost a limb as a result of an accident, whether the limb was severed at the time of the accident or later amputated, you deserve significant compensation. Losing a limb is likely to lead to a lifetime of expenses, from medical treatments to prosthetics to other accommodations. According to one peer-reviewed study, out-of-pocket medical costs for loss of limb average over $90,000 in the first two years alone, and exceed half a million dollars for the lifetime of the victim, not even including prosthetics.
The amputation lawyers at Ochoa & Calderón are ready to discuss your claims and help you understand your legal rights. You could be entitled to a range of legal damages, including compensation for the following:
- Past and current medical bills
- Anticipated future medical bills for surgeries, treatments, and other medical costs
- Prosthetics, nursing care, physical therapy, and other recovery tools
- Psychological trauma
- Pain and suffering
- Lost wages
- Loss of future earning capacity and disability
We’ll fight to ensure you get the medical care you need and the payment you deserve. We know that losing a limb is tough, and we’ll make sure that you do not have to go through the recovery process alone. Call to discuss your case with one of our Southern California personal injury lawyers today.
Call a Riverside Loss of Limb Injury Lawyer Today
If you’ve been hurt in a car crash, slip and fall, defective products malfunction, or other incident leading to the amputation of a limb in Southern California resulting from another person’s negligence or misconduct, call Ochoa & Calderón for a free consultation on your claims. We only charge a fee after we are successful in recovering compensation for you. No recovery, no fee.