Amputation & Severed Limbs
San Francisco Injury Attorneys
San Francisco Bay Area | Oakland | San Rafael | San Jose CA
The loss of an extremity in an accident typically requires extensive rehabilitation and, often, costly prosthetics. For that reason, if you have had a limb severed in a motor vehicle accident or by a dangerous or defective product, you will want legal representation from an attorney who understands your future and all the costs associated with the loss of a limb and how to obtain the compensation necessary to pay for your present and future care.
With offices throughout northern California, the personal injury attorneys at Weber & Nierenberg have extensive experience handling claims involving amputations. Attorney Joseph S. Nierenberg will take the time to explain the legal system and the law to you as well as help you understand the money you will need for medical treatment and rehabilitation so that you are in a position to make informed decisions about your claim. They use almost 60 years of combined experience to fight insurance companies for the maximum amount of compensation for you and your family.
Knowledgeable San Francisco Bay Area Amputation Injury Attorneys
We have extensive experience handling claims involving amputation or severed limbs, including:
- Loss of an arm
- Loss of a leg
- Severed hand
- Severed foot
- Amputated finger
- Amputated toe
- Loss of a thumb
Types of Accidents Causing Amputations
Many types of accidents can cause an amputation injury. In our experience, some of the leading causes of amputations are:
- Motorcycle accidents
- Auto accidents
- Truck accidents
- Train accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Dangerous or defective products
- Public transportation accidents
Personal Service and Attention:
We dedicate ourselves to helping those in need. Our goal is to obtain for you and your family the compensation you need and deserve. We handle accident claims involving the loss of a limb on a contingency-fee basis, which means you pay us nothing unless we secure compensation for you.
From the moment you meet with us, you will know we are a different law firm from any you may have consulted or worked with in the past. We are genuinely concerned about you and your family. We encourage questions and will take the time to fully understand your injuries and the circumstances surrounding them. We are “straight shooters” and will tell you the truth, even if it is not what you want to hear.
Our philosophy is that you need to have accurate information if you are to make accurate decisions. This is especially important when evaluating settlement offers.
We will take the time to explain the law and the legal process to you. We want to make sure you always know the status of your claim. For that reason, we proactively inform you of any changes in your case or any settlement offers we receive.
Although we cannot promise you particular results, we can promise you hard work, commitment and dedication. We prepare every case as though it is going to trial, although we settle the vast majority of our cases without going to trial. We believe that our preparation and willingness to go to trial, as well as our past successes, lead to significantly higher settlement offers from insurance companies, public entities and big businesses.
Recent Settlement Involving Amputation
$115,000 — Partial amputation settlement from car accident
We represented a 35-year-old who was driving her car on a Sonoma County road when a tree branch fell through her windshield, causing her to lose control of her car and strike a tree. The county admitted that it knew the branch needed to be cut down but claimed that it did not have funding for the necessary maintenance. Our client suffered a fractured finger and partial amputation of the fingertip (nail area).
Free Consultation to Discuss Your Amputation Injury Claim
Contingency Fees Negotiated On Every Case.
We understand your anxiety about getting all of your medical bills paid, loss of earnings reimbursed, compensation for pain, suffering or the loss of a loved one and the costs of high quality legal representation. We provide an initial evaluation of your claim at no charge to you. If you decide to retain us we will negotiate a contingency fee with you that you are comfortable with so that you will not pay any attorney fees or costs unless we get you compensation for your losses.
Our lawyers can protect your interests after you have been seriously injured in an accident or lost a loved one as a result of another persons negligence. With offices throughout northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area, including San Francisco, San Rafael, Oakland and San Jose, our attorneys represent clients throughout the communities in and around the East Bay, North Bay and South Bay, including San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Sacramento, Napa, Santa Rosa, San Rafael, Berkeley, Richmond, Fremont, Hayward, Modesto, Stockton, San Mateo, Santa Cruz and Walnut Creek, CA.