Amputation Injury Attorneys in Durham, NC

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Amputation injuries are often life-altering and survivors must often relearn certain tasks in the aftermath of this loss. Every year, there are about 185,000 amputations in the country. Additionally, an estimated 1.7 million people in the United States live with an amputation. Although many health conditions warrant the amputation of a limb or extremity, 22% of amputations are the result of traumatic injuries caused by negligence. At Kornbluth Ginsberg Law Group, P.A. in Durham, our catastrophic injury team will fight on your behalf to ensure you receive the compensation you need to move forward.

Contact Kornbluth Ginsberg Law Group, P.A. today at (919) 336-1932 to set up a free initial consultation with one of our compassionate attorneys.

Common Causes of Traumatic Amputation Injuries

A traumatic amputation injury can affect or involve any part of the body or extremity, such as the ears, hands, fingers, legs, toes, feet, or arms.

Below are some of the most common causes of traumatic amputation injuries:

  • Traffic accidents, including those that involve bicycles, commercial trucks, and trains
  • Firearm or explosive accidents
  • Workplace and construction accidents
  • Electrocution accidents
  • Agricultural accidents
  • Ring traction accidents

Among this list, traffic accidents and workplace accidents are the most common causes of traumatic amputation injuries.

Life After a Traumatic Amputation Injury

In the aftermath of a traumatic amputation injury, survivors tend to require extensive long-term medical treatment, including mental health support, additional surgeries, rehabilitation, and prosthetic care. Regardless of the type of body part or extremity lost, amputees must readjust to a new way of life. Additionally, many often experience phantom pains or stump pain, which originates from sensations in the brain and spinal cord. Although the pain might fade over time, some treatments, such as nerve stimulation or acupuncture, might help treat it.

Traumatic amputation injuries are also emotionally devastating and can have a profound impact on a survivor’s mental wellbeing. When coping with the effects of this injury, one might feel anger, denial, grief, and resentment. Moreover, this type of injury not only impacts the life of the survivor, but the survivor’s family as well, especially if he or she was the breadwinner in a household and can no longer return to work.

More About Traumatic Amputation Injuries

Traumatic amputation injuries are not as uncommon as you might think. According to the Center for Orthotic & Prosthetic Care, about 1 out of every 200 individuals in the country have an amputation. The most common type of traumatic amputation injury is a partial hand amputation. In fact, it is estimated that about 61,000 individuals lose one or more fingers every year. The second most common traumatic amputation injury is the loss of an arm.

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If you suffered the loss of a limb or extremity in an accident caused by someone else’s negligent actions, contact the team at Kornbluth Ginsberg Law Group, P.A. in Durham for the exceptional legal guidance you need to recover fair and just compensation. Our legal team has a reputation for excellence and a proven track record of success, so you can trust us to achieve the results you deserve.

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