A Denver personal injury lawyer can help if you are filing an injury claim after suffering an amputation injury. An attorney will sit down with you and calculate the costs that may be involved and the compensation you could be eligible to receive. Compensation may be available to cover damages if the injury was caused by someone else’s negligence.
Amputation Injury Costs
The cost of an amputation can range from $10,000 to $60,000 or more depending on the body part and other factors. If you have insurance, it may cover the costs associated with medical care. But you may still be left with out-of-pocket expenses. Costs associated with amputation may include various supplies, surgeon’s fees, anesthesia and other medical expenses.
According to the Healthcare Blue Book, the average cost of an arm amputation is $11,933 and for a leg amputation it is $20,789. Then there are the costs after the surgery, such as physical therapy or a prosthetic limb.
Wheelchairs can also be paid for if a cost after surgery. Of course, we can’t neglect the psychological costs associated with a traumatic injury such as this. It oftentimes leads to pain and suffering, mental anguish and other damages that could be recoverable through a claim.
Consulting with a Denver Personal Injury Lawyer
If you are filing an injury claim with hopes of receiving compensation for your bodily and psychological injuries, seek help from a lawyer. Our law firm will carefully consider the impact an amputation injury can have on your life so the damages sought in a claim are properly addressed. To learn how to avoid mistakes that could ruin your case, take advantage of our FREE guide to seven mistakes that can derail your injury claim. Contact Denver personal injury lawyer D.J. Banovitz at 303-300-5060.