Amputee Truck Accidents

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury that required amputation in a trucking accident, it is absolutely critical that you exercise your right to seek just compensation. The medical costs of an amputation alone can easily exceed $500,000, and that does not account for the loss of income, pain and suffering, and countless other losses that come with becoming an amputee.

At Morrow & Sheppard LLP, we are committed to helping truck accident victims in the Houston area win just compensation. We understand the severe consequences that come with an amputation, and we know how important it is for amputees and their families to secure the compensation they deserve. Our attorneys have the experience and resources necessary to take on the trucking companies and their defense lawyers, and we can fight to secure the largest possible settlement or verdict for your losses.

Statistics on Amputations Following Traumatic Accidents

Each year, Texas’ hospitals perform thousands of amputations. The number of amputations has increased substantially in the past decade and, unfortunately, the cost of these already-expensive procedures has skyrocketed as well. Nearly half of all amputees lose their limbs following trucking collisions and other traumatic accidents.

The vast majority of amputations in Texas are performed on the lower limbs. This is consistent with the types of injuries commonly sustained in commercial truck accidents. Experts conservatively estimate the cost of a single lower-limb amputation at more than half a million dollars, with the costs increasing substantially for more-complicated procedures. Again, this is just the estimate for the cost of medical treatment. It is not unusual for a victim’s total losses following an injury resulting in amputation to climb into the millions of dollars. Learn more about the true cost of an amputation.

How We Can Help with Your Truck Accident Amputation Claim

Following a serious accident, many people make mistakes that jeopardize their legal rights. They wait too long to hire a lawyer – or worse – they accept a minimal insurance settlement not realizing that they are waiving their right to seek additional compensation. At Morrow & Sheppard LLP, we can:

  • Help make sure you receive the medical care you need for your injury
  • Conduct a prompt and thorough investigation to identify all of the parties responsible for the accident
  • Help you understand the full extent of your losses so that you know what is a fair settlement offer in your case
  • Handle all aspects of your personal injury claim, including dealing with the insurance companies on your behalf
  • Negotiate for maximum compensation and, if necessary, take your case to court

We offer free consultations and we handle all truck accident cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that you don’t pay anything unless we win your claim. To learn more about your legal rights, contact us today.

Schedule Your Free Consultation at Morrow & Sheppard LLP

If you suffered an injury resulting in amputation, we want to help you. Our Houston trucking accident attorneys are more than happy to speak with you in a free, one-on-one consultation. To find out if you may be entitled to significant financial compensation, call us 24/7 at (800) 489-2216 or submit our online request form now.

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