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Victoria Amputation Lawyers
Helping Amputees Recover the Compensation They Deserve in Texas
At Cole, Cole, Easley, & Sciba, P.C., we recognize the life-altering consequences accompanying amputation. We understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll that amputation can have on individuals and their families. If you or a loved one has suffered an amputation due to someone else's negligence, our Victoria amputation lawyers are here to provide dedicated legal representation and fight for the compensation you deserve.
Call Cole, Cole, Easley, & Sciba, P.C. today at (361) 678-3233 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with our Victoria amputation attorneys.
Common Causes of Amputation
Amputations can result from a variety of occasions, often stemming from unfortunate accidents and instances of negligence. Some common causes of amputations include:
- Traumatic Accidents: Car crashes, workplace accidents, and other traumatic incidents can result in severe injuries, necessitating amputation.
- Medical Malpractice: Surgical errors, misdiagnosis, and other forms of medical malpractice can, unfortunately, lead to the need for amputation.
- Product Liability: Defective products or machinery can cause severe injuries, including those requiring amputation.
- Industrial Accidents: Employees working in industries such as construction or manufacturing are at risk of amputation due to machinery malfunctions or unsafe working conditions.
- Electrical Accidents: High-voltage electrical shocks can result in serious injuries, sometimes leading to the necessity of injury.
What Damages Could be Recovered in an Amputation Claim?
The aftermath of an amputation extends beyond physical pain to encompass emotional distress, medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, and the loss of earning capacity. Victims of amputation may be entitled to recover various damages, including:
- Medical Expenses: Compensation for present and future medical treatments, surgeries, and rehabilitation services related to the amputation.
- Lost Wages: Reimbursement for the income lost because of the inability to work during recovery and potential future income losses.
- Pain and Suffering: Damages for the physical and emotional anguish endured as a result of the amputation.
- Disability and Disfigurement: Compensation for the impact of the amputation on one's ability to lead a normal life and the resulting change in physical appearance.
- Rehabilitation Costs: Coverage for the expenses associated with physical therapy, occupational therapy, and prosthetics.
- Loss of Consortium: Damages for the effect the amputation has on the victim's relationships and family life.
What is the Statute of Limitations for Amputation Claims in Texas?
In the state of Texas, the statute of limitations for personal injury lawsuits, including those related to amputations, is generally two years from the date of the incident. However, certain factors may alter this timeframe, emphasizing the importance of seeking legal advice promptly.
Delaying the pursuit of legal action may jeopardize your ability to recover damages. Our Victoria amputation attorneys are well-versed in the intricacies of Texas law and will guide you through the legal process while also ensuring compliance with all relevant deadlines.
Contact Our Victoria Amputation Attorney Today
If you have suffered an amputation because of someone else's negligence, don't navigate the legal complexities alone. Our Victoria amputation lawyers at Cole, Cole, Easley, & Sciba, P.C. are ready to provide you with the legal support you need. We will assess the details of your case, provide clear legal guidance, and pursue the compensation you deserve. Your rights matter, and we are committed to fighting for justice on your behalf.
Contact Cole, Cole, Easley, & Sciba, P.C. today to get started with our Victoria amputation lawyers.
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In 1954, Emmett Cole, Jr., returned to the crossroads area to found our practice after working a year at a Houston law firm.
We have provided effective, ethical legal representation throughout Texas and nationwide for more than 50 years.