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Amputation Injury in Torrance

With our deep understanding of amputation cases, we specialize in representing victims who have experienced life-altering consequences. We recognize the unique challenges faced by amputation survivors, from adapting to prosthetic devices to dealing with financial burdens and insurance disputes.

Recent statistics show the urgent need for expert legal support in amputation cases. In The LA County area, there were 1169 admissions for nontraumatic lower extremity amputations, with a notable 1-year mortality rate of 9.1% and a 5-year mortality rate of 25.6%. Additionally, the re-amputation rate for nontraumatic LEA was 26.7% within the first year.

With our proven track record of success and unwavering commitment to client advocacy, Feher Law stands ready to fight for your rights and pursue the compensation you deserve. Let us be your trusted ally as you navigate the legal complexities of amputation cases, ensuring that your voice is heard and your interests are protected.

Why Feher Law Stands Out for Amputation Cases

Feher Law stands out as a top choice for amputation-related legal needs due to several key factors:

  1. Personalized Approach: We understand that every amputation case is unique, and we tailor our approach to meet each client’s needs. Our compassionate attorneys provide personalized attention and support throughout the legal process, ensuring clients feel heard and empowered.
  2. Track Record of Success: One notable example includes Ms. Williams’ case against G&H Non-Medical Emergency Transport in 2019. Despite her challenges as a wheelchair-bound amputee with severe dementia, Ms. Williams received a $1.5 million pain and suffering verdict for a broken femur sustained during transport to dialysis
  3. Litigation and Trial Experience: We’re more than just legal advisors; we’re seasoned litigators ready to handle every facet of your case, from filing to trial. Our attorneys possess extensive experience and are fully equipped to take your case to court if required, ensuring you receive compensation. 
  4. Free Consultations: We offer prospective clients free initial consultations, allowing them to discuss their case with an experienced attorney at no cost. This allows individuals to learn more about their legal options and determine the best course of action.

CASE RESULTS

RESULTS FROM OUR MOST RECENT CASES


Meet Your Torrance Amputation Legal Team

We’re proud to introduce our dedicated team of legal professionals who are committed to advocating for victims of amputation injuries. Meet the faces behind our firm, who are ready to provide compassionate support and expert legal guidance to help you navigate your legal journey.

Hear From Those We've Helped

Jimmy TurciosJimmy Turcios ★★★★★ Thanks you Law firm is Helpful. One of Gizi Bilingual workers helped me very Good. They keep the Questions understandable and Very Simple to Reply. Your office Law firm is a 10 Rating.Ronald StayerRonald Stayer ★★★★★ I want to tell you these people jump through hoops too take care of you !! They call you and or text you every step of the way making sure you receive the best care and check on you too ensure your doing well they strive to be the best at what they do to protect you !!! They are there for you 24/7 I want to thank everyone at the office of Feher law firmRon sAria FadakarAria Fadakar ★★★★★ Tom Feher and his team are excellent litigators and trial attorneys. I’ve had the privilege of working with them side by side on multiple cases. As a result of that, I have seen the inner workings of how they plan, prepare, and execute. Above being attorneys, they know how to blend law and business while also staying personable and authentic to their clients and audience. Being personable is what gets your clients to trust you and a jury to like you. Since Tom and his team know how to be personable while practicing the rigid elements of law, they are able to get strong verdicts and settlements on behalf of their clients. Also, you can’t fake authenticity. A jury can read an inauthentic person from a mile away. That’s why Tom and his team can deliver. Strong legal minds, personable, and authentic.Madelin MachadoMadelin Machado ★★★★★ Their office diligently assisted in a stressful situation by handling the case from beginning to end. 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We recommend this firm. We really appreciate all the hard work they did for us!!!Moi LozanoMoi Lozano ★★★★★ Searching for legal help on the web, and to communicate back and forth while on the go is very convenient for anyone.Natalia LacerdaNatalia Lacerda ★★★★★ I want to express my gratitude for the amazing support from Feher Law. The professionalism, attention, and care are outstanding. At every step and in every detail, you can always count on them. Their team is incredible and helps you understand all your questions and concerns. I highly recommend them, best law firm in Los Angeles. Thank you Feher Law.OscarOscar ★★★★★ First I would like to thank Frank and his team for the outstanding service. Communication was on point. Frank always kept me updated throughout the case. I was in a car accident and I chose Feher Law to represent me, I highly recommend them to anybody that needs to be represented. Don’t think twice about it ! Thank you Frank and thank you Feher law !Eric GarciaEric Garcia ★★★★★ After getting rear ended in a really bad Car Accident, I was Referred to Feher Law. Tom, and his team have payed full attention to the details of my case. They have represented me throughout the process of my injury, recovery, and total compensation. They update me on all my appointments, checking in on me to see how I’m feeling, and consistently showing there support, and professionalism. There top notch representation always has my best interest in mind. There great efforts, and service gives me piece of mind.I will refer This Law Firm to all my family, and friends.Eli WillEli Will ★★★★★ They are very professional n make you feel happy with your decision of choosing themMiguel BeltranMiguel Beltran ★★★★★ Thank you for your service, it was a pleasure talking to Gizi. It was very informative about car accidents and the guidance of helping my dad with his employment issue.GMGM ★★★★★ Great place to go to if you're ever in an accident or need assistance in anything. Very professional and are straightforward team. Since the first call with this firm, it was welcoming and easy! I recommend to anyone. Thank you Feher Law Firm!Christopher OrozcoChristopher Orozco ★★★★★ Coolest and straightforward team as well as lawyer. They are less intimidating than the corporate one. To anyone who is shy or scared, I highly recommend contacting them. Just talking of whatever situation you are in, they listen and even guide you in your thoughts. The whole team treats you as a person and not as a robot.Christina HeiligChristina Heilig ★★★★★ It has been a pleasure working with the team at Feher Law. The process has been simple, and I’ve been updated along the way. I appreciate how they’ve taken the complicated parts out of this process and helped me understand what to do during at each step.Amanda GribbleAmanda Gribble ★★★★★ There really are no words to express my thanks and gratitude for not only this firm, but for my case manager Frank Murillo. He has gone above and beyond from our very first interaction all the way until my case was settled. Very personable and professional.Amanda LopezAmanda Lopez ★★★★★ I had an amazing experience with Feher law! The customer service was outstanding, and was exactly what I was looking for. I was so pleased with the service I received from FRANK, he went above and beyond to get me what I deserved. I would definitely recommend them for any auto accident lawyer!!!!Rudy ToledoRudy Toledo ★★★★★ Frank and his team are awesome! I was in a car accident and he helped me greatly! They are point on and professional. I give them 5 stars for a great job! If I need assistance in the future , it will be Frank I will turn to.Horacio MartellHoracio Martell ★★★★★ It’s been a great experience with the help and business of Feher law. They’ve been professional, prompt and patient, and worked hard for me and my sister highly recommend.Erika S.Erika S. ★★★★★ They were efficient and helpful. Thank you!melvin rossmelvin ross ★★★★★ As a result of being rear ended in a car accident, Thomas Feher, Esq.and Mansour Soltanmoradi Esq.of Feher Law, APC, led a team of attorneys to pursue compensation for my injuries. Feher Law’s initial overview of my case not only helped me to better understand its strengths and complexity but provided assurance that my choice was an excellent one for a successful outcome. In addition, it allowed me the opportunity to focus on medical injuries, surgery and personal matters. I was especially pleased with Mansour Soltanmoradi’s regular communication regarding mediation, court preparation updates and personal inquiries regarding my recuperation and well being. The professionalism of Mansour Soltanmoradi’s team, attention to detail and personal concern for me as a client was exceptional. By the way, compensation met expectations and I recommend Feher Law, APC, without reservation …MelChamont CortesChamont Cortes ★★★★★ This Law group was very professional and always kept me updated with legal processes. Sure cases take time but the end result was excellent and they fought for my rights.Erin PriestErin Priest ★★★★★ There was a little pick of a hiccup at the beginning but otherwise they did great. They got me the highest settlement possible. They also helped me out dealing when I had to deal with a horrible doctors office. They were behind me 100%. I would definitely recommend them.Daniel HurtadoDaniel Hurtado ★★★★★ Great service and great representation. I tell you what’s going to happen. I don’t need you wan very great service. I’d recommend this to anyone.Sam NDSam ND ★★★★★ I'm an attorney. I'm writing this review based on my personal experience with Tom and Feher Law. I had the privilege to watch Tom take the lead on many large cases against large corporations and insurance companies.Tom was able to secure so many multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts, that it is hard to list them all. I was impressed by his skills, composure, compassion, and work ethics. He is responsive, prideful, and beyond skillful.I'm confident that Tom at Feher Law is the perfect attorney to handle all your personal injury cases including car and trucking crashes in Los Angeles and all of California. He has my highest recommendation.Stephanie CowieStephanie Cowie ★★★★★ This is a public note of thanks to the Feher Law group. I was having a very negative experience with another law group and switcher firms based on recommendations from several other professionals. Tom Feher has been honest, supportive, and ethical. The results of my case are far better than expected. This firm is professional, knowledgeable, and caring. Believe me when I say that the attorneys are strong advocates for their clients. Thank you!Bonnie CaseyBonnie Casey ★★★★★ The most amazing lawyers and staff! They agreed I had a legitimate case and completely handled every aspect. From initially obtaining video of the incident, statements from those involved, all the way to mediation. The settlement we received was very fair! 5 stars isn’t enough! I highly recommend!Eddie RobinsonEddie Robinson ★★★★★ After getting lied too by another law firm Frank at Feher Law stepped in and took care of my dad and I. We were injured in a road rage accident and his truck was damaged. Frank immediately made the insurance company accept there responsibility and a check was mailed. My medical was paid my dads truck got fixed and we both ended up with cash for our troubles. I'm glad my dad called Feher Law .Cara McReynoldsCara McReynolds ★★★★★ I can not thank Feher Law enough for the hard work and dedication into making a very difficult situation easier to get through. I am also very thankful for the time and understanding each one has put into our case. I would not hesitate to hire them again. 10/10Cassie RCassie R ★★★★★ Very attentive and compassionate team that paid attention to details which produced pleasant results. Very grateful and thankful.Matt MunozMatt Munoz ★★★★★ Toms a Great Guy and will fight to make sure you get the compensation you deserve!Kathy MotleyKathy Motley ★★★★★ Tom Feher Law was very professional & knowledgeable. I’ve never had to do something like this & they were there for me, supportive, knowledgeable, & most of all patient with my situation. They helped guide me through what was needed & were there with answers to my questions. I would highly recommend them, for not just their professionalism, but explaining everything so that I could understand the legalities of the lawsuit!Mahdi TAVAZOEIMahdi TAVAZOEI ★★★★★ I was directed to Feher Law office by my attorney who took care of me until my surgery was done. I was almost sure that this office must have been qualified but I couldn't confirm it up to the time it is finished.Now, I am so delighted to say thank you to Mr. Feher and every single member of his great team members, for their qualified professional efforts, apart from the abundant financial compensation they sorted out for me.I wish you the best in helping people who need you desperately and hopelessly in their harsh days of life.Megan BravermanMegan Braverman ★★★★★ I’ve known Feher Law since its inception, and would highly recommend anyone that has been injured or has a potential personal injury lawsuit to turn to Feher Law for help. Tom Feher not only has ample experience, but truly cares about his clients. His compassion goes beyond what many lawyers possess. He is also known for getting high dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients. I will also add that their staff is friendly, responsive and very helpful.Lawrence FriedlLawrence Friedl ★★★★★ Truly an amazing experience. I had the privilege of being represented by Tom, Shant and everyone else there at the firm. From the first phone call I felt so taken care of, everyone frequently kept in contact with me to keep me up to date and make sure I was well. I’ve got way too much good stuff to say about you guys. I received way more than I would have dreamed that I’d get from my tbi accident. Thank you, sincerely.js_loader

A Detailed Look into Amputations

What Is an Amputation Injury?

An amputation injury involves the loss of a body part, commonly a limb, either due to traumatic accidents or surgical procedures. Traumatic amputations occur in accidents like car crashes or workplace incidents, while medical professionals perform surgical amputations to address conditions like diabetes or severe trauma. 

These injuries have significant physical and psychological effects, impacting mobility, daily tasks, and mental well-being, necessitating specialized support and legal assistance.

Different Types of Amputation Injuries

Amputation injuries vary in their nature and location, with different types depending on the affected limb or body part:

  • Transtibial: The removal of part or all of the lower leg below the knee. Commonly referred to as a below-the-knee amputation, it affects mobility and may require prosthetic limb support for walking.
  • Transradial: This type of amputation occurs below the elbow, resulting in the loss of part or all of the forearm and hand. Individuals with trans-radial amputations often require prosthetic devices for daily tasks and functionality.
  • Metacarpal: Metacarpal amputation involves removing one or more fingers at the metacarpal bone level, which affects grip strength and dexterity. Prosthetic solutions may aid in restoring hand function.
  • Hemipelvectomy: A rare and severe type of amputation involving the removal of half of the pelvis and leg, often performed to address extensive trauma or cancerous growths in the pelvic region.
  • Digit Amputation: Refers to the loss of one or more fingers or toes, impacting fine motor skills and balance. Prosthetic options and rehabilitation therapy can assist in adapting to the loss of digits.

These are just a few examples of the diverse range of amputation injuries individuals may experience, each presenting unique challenges and considerations for rehabilitation and adaptation.

Common Causes of Amputations

Amputations can result from a variety of causes, some of which may lead to legal cases due to negligence or malpractice:

  • Workplace Accidents: Industrial machinery, equipment malfunctions, and hazardous working conditions can contribute to traumatic amputations in industries such as manufacturing, construction, and agriculture. Employers have a duty to provide a safe work environment and may be held liable for failing to do so.
  • Medical Malpractice: Surgical errors, delayed diagnosis, or inadequate treatment can lead to the necessity of surgical amputations. Negligence by healthcare professionals, such as improper wound care or mismanagement of medical conditions like diabetes, may result in severe complications requiring limb removal.
  • Vehicle Collisions: Car accidents, motorcycle crashes, and pedestrian accidents can cause severe injuries, including traumatic amputations. Negligent drivers, defective vehicle components, or unsafe road conditions may contribute to these accidents, potentially leading to legal action to seek compensation for victims.
  • Catastrophic injuries: These may include incidents such as explosions, fires, falls from heights, or acts of violence. In such cases, negligence or recklessness by individuals, property owners, manufacturers, or other entities may be responsible for the injuries sustained. 

In cases where amputations occur due to the negligence or wrongful actions of others, pursuing legal action may be necessary to hold responsible parties accountable. Amputation is a serious result of someone’s carelessness, and in these cases, you could obtain compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.

Our experienced legal team can assist amputation victims in navigating the complexities of the legal system and advocating for their rights.


Damages and Compensation in Amputation Cases

Victims who have suffered an amputation of a limb can recover compensation for their losses. In these types of personal injury cases, there are three main categories of damages victims can pursue:

  1. Economic Damages: Covers tangible financial losses incurred due to the injury, such as medical expenses, lost wages, physical therapy, future medical expenses, and property damage directly related to the incident.
  2. Non-Economic Damages: Compensate for intangible losses that are harder to quantify, including pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of enjoyment of life, and loss of consortium.
  3. Punitive Damages: Also called exemplary damages, they are designed to punish the defendant for reckless or malicious behavior and serve as a deterrent against similar actions in the future.

How a Torrance Spine Injury Lawyer Can Help

When facing the challenges of a spine injury, having a Torrance spine injury lawyer from our firm on your side can make a significant difference:

  1. Case Evaluations: We will thoroughly evaluate your case to determine its strengths, weaknesses, and potential legal options. This assessment ensures that you clearly understand the merits of your claim and the likelihood of success.
  2. Evidence Gathering: Gathering evidence is crucial in building a strong spine injury case. We will collect medical records, expert opinions, witness statements, and other evidence to support your claim and establish liability.
  3. Negotiation with Insurance Companies: Dealing with insurance companies can be discomforting, especially when you’re focused on recovering from a spine injury. Your lawyer will handle all communication and negotiations with insurance adjusters to ensure that you receive fair compensation for your injuries, medical expenses, and other losses.
  4. Representation in Court: If a fair settlement cannot be reached through negotiation, we advocate on your behalf, presenting evidence, questioning witnesses, and making compelling arguments to seek the maximum compensation you deserve.

Comprehensive Legal Support for Amputation Victims in Torrance

Feher Law provides comprehensive legal support tailored to the unique needs of amputation victims in Torrance. Our Torrance personal injury lawyers offer a range of specialized legal services to assist individuals in navigating the challenges they face following an amputation:

  1. Personal Injury Representation: We advocate for amputation victims in personal injury claims, diligently investigating the circumstances of their injury and pursuing compensation from responsible parties.
  2. Medical Malpractice Suits: If medical negligence leads to the need for an amputation, we can pursue medical malpractice claims against healthcare providers or facilities to hold them accountable for their actions.
  3. Disability Claims: Assisting clients in filing disability claims to ensure they receive the financial support they need to cope with the challenges of living with an amputation.
  4. Insurance Disputes: Our team helps clients navigate insurance disputes, ensuring they receive fair coverage for medical expenses, rehabilitation, prosthetics, and other necessary services.
  5. Compensation for Damages: We work tirelessly to secure compensation for various damages suffered by amputation victims, including medical bills, rehabilitation costs, lost income, pain and suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life.

By providing comprehensive legal support, our attorneys aim to alleviate amputation victims’ burdens and help them rebuild their lives with dignity and financial security.

Critical First Steps After an Amputation Injury

Adjusting to life following an amputation injury can be challenging, but starting off on the right path is crucial. Here’s what you need to do first:

  1. Seek Immediate Medical Care: Get prompt medical attention to address the injury and prevent complications.
  2. Document the Incident: Take scene photos, gather witness contact information, and keep medical treatment records.
  3. Contact a Lawyer: Consult with a lawyer experienced in amputation cases to understand your legal rights and compensation options.

When to File Your Amputation Claim

If you’ve suffered an amputation due to an accident or negligence, it’s important to act quickly but thoughtfully when seeking compensation. You have two years from your injury window to file a claim.

This period is crucial as it allows time to understand the full impact of your injury and gather necessary evidence while ensuring you take advantage of the opportunity for potential compensation due to legal deadlines.

Legal Fees for Your Amputation Injury Case

We understand more than most about the financial concerns that accompany a traumatic event like an amputation injury. That’s why we primarily work on a contingency fee basis, meaning you will only owe us fees if we successfully recover compensation for your case. This arrangement allows you to pursue justice without worrying about upfront costs. 

Our Locations Beyond Torrance

Our skilled team stands ready to serve you, bringing expertise and compassion right to your doorstep across the following communities:

  • Burbank
  • Carson
  • Compton
  • Downey
  • El Monte
  • Glendale
  • Hawthorne
  • Inglewood
  • Lancaster
  • Long Beach
  • Los Angeles
  • Norwalk
  • Palmdale
  • Pasadena
  • Pomona
  • Santa Clarita
  • Santa Monica
  • South Gate
  • Torrance
  • West Covina

Take the First Step: Schedule Your Consultation with Feher Law

Don’t face the challenges of an amputation injury alone. The dedicated team at Feher Law is here to support you every step of the way. You’ll receive personalized legal guidance tailored to your unique circumstances by scheduling a consultation with our law firm when losing a limb from an accident. Our experienced amputation injury lawyers will review your case, explain your rights, and outline your options. With us by your side, you can rest assured that your best interests will be fiercely advocated for.
Be sure to contact us at (866) 646-6676 to schedule a complimentary consultation.

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