What are the Most Common Causes of Amputation Injury Claims? David Cole / April 15, 2021 Injuries leading to the loss of a limb are life-altering. In personal injury law, the most common incidents resulting in amputation include: Motorcycle accidentsCar accidentsPedestrian accidentsCrashes involving tractor-trailersATV and snowmobile accidentsConstruction site accidentsWorkplace incidents involving heavy machineryMedical malpractice The accident itself may have caused the loss of the body part, such as a bad motorcycle accident. Amputation may have also become necessary in the hours and days following the accident to halt damage and infection. You may have a claim to pursue maximum compensation whether the amputation occurred during the accident or in the time following. Living with a missing limb, limbs, or fingers tends to drastically change a person’s lifestyle. Learning to function with a prosthetic, and getting the prosthetic replaced over the years, can be challenging and frustrating experiences. Activities you used to take for granted may now be difficult or impossible, such as your former job duties. You may deal with pain and discomfort related to the missing limb or digit. Each person reacts differently to losing a body part. You may be dealing with depression, anxiety, PTSD, poor self-image, social withdrawal, and other negative mental and emotional issues. You may feel extremely frustrated, even resentful, if your injury was caused by someone else’s carelessness. Attorney David Cole has met many families over the years who are struggling with the burden of an injury that was not caused by the victims themselves. He believes deeply that victims of personal injury deserve full, just compensation. He will work tirelessly on your behalf to obtain the best possible results. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury that involved the loss of a limb, fingers, or other body parts, experienced attorney David Cole can help you decide what to do next. Call Mr. Cole in Lyme, NH, at 603-643-4500. After reviewing the details of your situation, Mr. Cole will describe your options for pursuing maximum compensation.