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If you’ve lost an arm or leg in an accident, you are no doubt overwhelmed and fearful. You may not know where to turn or whom to trust. Scott and his team of Denver amputation injury attorneys have helped people just like you to secure settlements that cover their immediate and long-term needs, but also to connect with life-affirming support systems that can show you how to put your life back together.
We have fought and won many negligence and car accident cases in Denver involving amputated arms, legs, hands, and feet. Additionally, we know many of the best amputee doctors and prosthetics doctors in the state of Colorado, making us a resource for you and your family beyond legal representation.
It would be an honor to help you emerge stronger from this terrible experience.
Anytime a person loses their limb due to the careless or negligent actions of someone else, there may be various types of compensation they are entitled to. This can include both economic and non-economic compensation, such as the following:
In some instances, punitive damages may be available to victims. Punitive damages are typically reserved for situations where the at-fault party was grossly negligent or when the loss of limb occurred because of the intentional actions of the other party.
There are various ways that a person could lose a limb due to the careless or negligent actions of others. At The O’Sullivan Law Firm, our Denver injury attorneys regularly help clients who have lost a limb due to:
Victims who lose a limb due to the negligence of others need to know that they have a limited amount of time to file these claims. The Colorado personal injury statute of limitations is two years from the date an injury occurs. This means that the victim needs to file their claim within a two-year window or they will lose the ability to recover any compensation for their losses.
Please understand that this timeline has very little to do with any deadlines put in place by insurance carriers. Sometimes, insurance carriers require that an injury be reported within a day or two after the incident occurs, and failing to do so could jeopardize the claim.
If you or somebody you care about has lost a limb due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual, business, or entity in Denver, contact The O’Sullivan Law Firm for assistance as soon as possible. We have the resources and legal expertise necessary to help clients secure full compensation for their losses, including coverage of their medical bills, long-term care needs, pain and suffering damages, and more. When you need a amputation attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case or call us at (303) 388-5304.