Los Angeles Amputation Attorney
Having a limb amputated after an accident is traumatic. It serves as a constant reminder of the trauma you experienced for the rest of your life. And in the majority of cases, life does not carry on as usual.
It’s a life-changing event that can take amputees years before they can establish some sort of normality in their lives. A prosthetic arm or leg can never fully replace the limb you lost. Besides the emotional impact the amputation of a limb can have on an accident victim, it can also have serious financial repercussions. It includes medical expenses and a loss of income.
According to limb loss statistics, there are nearly 2 million amputees in the United States, and about 185,000 amputations occur each year. In about 45% of cases, trauma is the cause. Trauma accidents include:
- Car accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Truck accidents
- DUI accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Burn injury accidents
- Bus accidents
If you or a loved one had to have a limb amputated after an accident, you might be entitled to compensation.
Cohen & Marzban is one of the top Los Angeles amputation attorney firms.
We help clients who had to have a limb amputated after an accident due to the negligence of another to receive the compensation they deserve.
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Let us know if you’re unable to travel to our office. We’ll gladly send one of our amputation accident lawyers to visit you at home or in hospital, anywhere in Southern California.
Why Choose Cohen & Marzban Personal Injury Attorneys?
Results! Results! Results!
With over 45 years of experience, we have already recovered $2,000,000,000+ for our clients!
Our list of accomplishments includes winning The Litigator Award™ – an honor given to only the top 1% of trial attorneys in the United States.
If you need a respected law firm with a proven track record on your side, Cohen & Marzban is the place to go. We stand ready to help you.
All new clients receive a free consultation and if we decide to take on your case, we don’t get paid unless you get paid!
Frequently Asked Questions
How long do I have to file a claim in California?
The California statute of limitations for personal injury claims, such as an amputation, is two years from the date of the accident.
California Code of Civil Procedure, Section 335.1. states:
“Within two years: An action for assault, battery, or injury to, or for the death of, an individual caused by the wrongful act or neglect of another.”
The faster you file a claim, the better. The longer you wait, the more likely it is that some evidence to support your case will no longer be readily available. It’s recommended that you contact an amputation lawyer as soon as you’re able to after your accident.
What if I am partly to blame for the accident?
California follows a pure comparative negligence rule. It means the amount of compensation you are entitled to may be reduced if you were also at fault.
For example, a jury might find you were 30% at fault, and the defendant was 70% at fault. In this case, if the damages total $1 million, you will only be entitled to $700,000.
For a detailed explanation and evaluation of your claim, contact an amputation attorney at the Los Angeles office of Cohen & Marzban at (213) 205-6113.