skip to content
Home Car Accidents Amputations

Amputations after an Auto Accident

Any type of motor vehicle accident is serious, but the injuries only become more serious when the vehicles are travelling faster. As a result of a high-speed motor vehicle impact, victims can suffer from serious injuries, including losing limbs, hands, fingers, feet or toes.

Amputation injuries leave the victim facing many damages, including medical bills, future medical costs, past and future wage loss and future physical limitations. Questions one is likely to encounter include:

  • Will I be able to perform my work duties?
  • Will the use of a prosthetic limb help me with my daily life?
  • Will I require ongoing physical therapy?
  • If I can’t do my job, will I have to go back to school or seek new employment training?
  • How will I be able to pay for my medical expenses?
  • How can I support my family?
  • What can I do to get compensation for my losses?

The answer to all of these questions depends on many variables, but all can be answered by seeking the advice of an experienced motor vehicle accident attorney.

Your Legal Rights

The effect of an amputation can be devastating. Not only is there the immediate severe pain from the injury, there’s also the ongoing pain and drawn out recovery periods. On top of this there could be permanent limitations on your ability to complete basic, day-to-day tasks – not to mention the mental and psychological damage of losing a limb.

If you are the victim of a motor vehicle injury that resulted in an amputation, you have the legal right to seek compensation. When your amputation was caused by the negligent actions of another, then you can file a lawsuit to recover for your medical, hospitalization and therapy expenses.

Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may also be entitled to compensation for both current and future loss of wages. In some cases, you may be able to claim such non-economic damages as loss of consortium, pain and suffering and emotional distress.

Since 1977, James Cunningham has been helping motor vehicle accident victims receive justice and fair compensation for their amputation injuries. To ensure you get the compensation you deserve for your motor vehicle accident injuries, contact the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A., at 877-FL-INJURY (877-354-6587) for a free initial consultation.

Do I Have A Case?

padlock 100% Secure and Confidential

Martindale Hubbell | Highest Ethical standing
  • 5 StarsMr. Cunningham is an excellent and knowledgeable attorney.

    I would and have recommended Mr. Cunningham as an attorney. I am extremely happy with the service he has provided for me and my family. I will definately use Mr. Cunningham in the future if I ever need an attorney again.

    - John, a Personal Injury client
  • Bar Register Preeminent Lawyers
  • The Florida Bar Board Certified
  • NBLSC Board Certified Lawyers
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Lead Counsel Rated
  • Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb
  • The Florida Bar Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
  • Avvo Clients' Choice Personal Injury
  • Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb Top Attorney Personal Injury
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent High Ethical Standing
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Super Lawyers
  • Florida Legal Elite

Client Testimonials

5 StarsGreat Service (auto accident)
After totalling my vehicle my father recommended I retain Mr. Cunningham. A little online research lead us to Mr. Cunningham who made this case an easy process and educational. I recommend Jim Cunningham. He is doing a great service. Tyrone, an Auto Accident Client

5 StarsOutstanding Attorney
I was in an automobile accident and didn't know where to turn. My son-in-law recommended James Cunningham and I am so happy I took his advice. James and his staff were very professional and compassionate in guiding me through a difficult time. I highly recommend him. Hilda, an Auto Accident Client

5 StarsExcellent Service
Mr Cunninghan was a consientious, competant attorney and very professional. His service was excellent and we would recommend him highly. Barbara his assistance was also excellent in her services to us both. Lawrence, a Car Accident client

Read Reviews

Request a free 30-minute case evaluation with attorney James O. Cunningham. Request Free Evaluation

Close Form

Receive a free case evaluation.

All submissions are personally reviewed by attorney James O. Cunningham within hours.

padlock 100% Secure and Confidential