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Las Vegas Amputation Injury Attorney

Amputation of a limb is devastating loss with life-altering consequences for the victim. Traumatic amputation is often the result of an accident or injury. If you have suffered an amputation due to the negligent actions of another party, contact The Janda Law Firm right away. Our Las Vegas amputation injury lawyer offers a unique skill set that could benefit you if you lost a limb in an accident caused by another person.

Why Choose The Las Vegas Injury Lawyers At Janda Law Firm?

  • Paul Janda, founding attorney, is both a neurologist and a Las Vegas injury lawyer. He is involved in numerous neurology research studies and serves on several medical advisory boards.
  • We are well aware of the tactics employed by experts for the defense in injury cases, and we know how to counter those tactics in settlement negotiations or in court.
  • With our medical background, we have an in-depth understanding of complex medical and legal issues. We are able to determine the exact costs associated with your injuries and fully assess your losses in a claim for compensation.

United States Loss of Limb Statistics

The Amputee Coalition reports that:

  • Nearly two million people in the U.S. are living with limb loss.
  • Approximately 185,000 amputations occur every year.
  • The main causes of limb loss are vascular disease (54%), trauma (45%), and cancer (less than 2%).
  • Hospital costs associated with amputation were more than $8.3 billion in the most recent year for which statistics are available.

Causes of Traumatic Amputation In Nevada

Traumatic amputation is the loss of a body part as the result of an accident or injury. Traumatic injuries most frequently result in the loss of a finger, hand, arm, or leg. Common causes of traumatic amputation injuries include:

What Damages Can You Claim After An Amputation Injury In Nevada?

After an amputation injury that was someone else’s fault, you may be entitled to claim damages including:

  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Prosthetics (they can cost tens of thousands of dollars)
  • Wheelchairs and modifications to the home (to make it wheelchair accessible)
  • Lost income (amputees may be unable to return to work for some time)
  • Loss of earning capacity (an amputee may not be able to return to a former career)
  • Disfigurement
  • Pain and suffering (including phantom limb pain)
  • Emotional distress
  • Mental anguish
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Loss of consortium (right of association and companionship with a spouse)

Why You Need an Amputation Attorney

Costs associated with amputation are extensive and varied and seriously impact the quality of life. It is important to recover the maximum compensation available under the law for your injuries. Our Las Vegas amputation injury lawyer can thoroughly investigate your accident, collecting and preserving evidence to support your claim.

We can determine fault and liability and accurately assess the full extent of your damages, now and in the future. Our lawyers can negotiate skillfully on your behalf, demonstrating the full impact of the amputation and the costs you will be facing, and fight for your rights in court, if necessary.

Get In Touch With Our Expert Amputation Lawyers Today

If you have suffered traumatic amputation injuries in an accident that was caused by another person or entity, contact The Janda Law Firm today to schedule a free and confidential consultation with our Las Vegas injury attorney. We handle all of our cases on a contingency fee basis, which means you pay us no fees until we secure a recovery for you. There are no upfront costs when you retain our services.