New York City Amputation Lawyer

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An amputation is a serious traumatic injury or surgical procedure. If you have suffered an amputation or complications from an amputation, you may be able to bring a New York bodily injury claim for your amputation. The NYC personal injury lawyers at Belushin Law Firm can help you file your NYC amputation lawsuit.

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Amputation is when a limb is severed, either in an accident or in a planned surgery. Limbs include arms and legs. An amputation can be partial or total. Partial amputations do not remove the entire arm or leg, but only a portion. Amputations can also include finger amputations, toe amputations, hand and foot amputations, or part of the arm or leg. Because every amputation is different in its location and its scope, if you are going to file a lawsuit due to your amputation injury, you need a dedicated New York City personal injury attorney who understands the complexities of your injury.

There are two major types of amputation. The first type is traumatic amputation, which is an unintentional amputation that occurs because of some sort of trauma to the limb. Traumatic amputations are often caused by some type of accident such as a car accident. Car accidents can cause serious amputation injuries because the metal in cars can sever a limb with the extreme force of an accident. Amputations also occur in work accidents and accidents with machinery. Mechanical failures of machinery can cause finger, arm, and hand movements if the hand is caught in the malfunctioning machine.

The second type of amputation is surgical amputation, which is a scheduled procedure to remove a limb. There are many different causes for surgical amputation, including diabetes, circulatory problems, bone infection, or other medical issues. An amputation can be the result of medical malpractice if a doctor failed to diagnose or failed to treat a condition before it reached the point of amputation. Medical malpractice can also occur in the amputation procedure itself. In extreme cases, the amputation is performed on the wrong part of the body or on the wrong patient. If you have been the victim of medical malpractice during an amputation, you should speak with experienced Brooklyn personal injury lawyers about your legal rights.

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Amputation is a serious and life-altering injury. Victims of amputation experience extreme pain, and many medical procedures. In addition, they will have to endure many years of physical and occupational therapy to relearn how to accomplish their daily activities, either with or without the use of prosthetics. If you have suffered an amputation injury due to another person’s negligence, you should contact an attorney to discuss filing a New York bodily injury claim.

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