“If you or a loved one has undergone an amputation as a result of someone’s negligence or wrongdoing, call us immediately. BWP is available by phone 24/7, we offer free consultations with a senior partner and there are no charges unless you recover.”
Amputation Injury Attorneys in Connecticut
Traumatic amputations, whether full or partial, are devastating for both the victim and the victim’s family. Here at Buckley Wynne & Parese, we understand that amputations have lifelong implications. We have represented victims of amputation for over one hundred years and have the necessary knowledge and experience to help you find answers, seek justice and secure financial compensation.
Common Causes of Amputation Injuries in Connecticut
- Car Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Workplace Accidents
- Construction Site Accidents
- Defective Products
Compensation After a Traumatic Amputation
At Buckley Wynne & Parese, we are committed to helping you receive maximum compensation. We work closely with our clients, doctors and other professionals to determine appropriate compensation for:
- Medical Expenses (Including emergency care, surgeries, rehabilitation)
- Prosthetics, Adaptive Technologies
- Wheelchairs and Home / Vehicle Modifications (Life Care Plan)
- Lost Income, Loss of Earning Capacity, Career Retraining
- Pain and Suffering
- Reduced Quality of Life
Life Care Plan
A life care plan is a detailed report that defines, organizes and prioritizes a victim’s current and future financial needs and expenses. The report, developed by an expert, is highly individualized and based upon research, analysis, published standards, and comprehensive assessment. This calculation takes the victim’s entire circumstance into account given the extent of the victim’s injury and their life expectancy. Life care plans can include medical bills and supplies, expenses for daily living, lost income, home modifications, orthotic or prosthetic needs, and transportation needs.
Connecticut Legislation, Public Act No. 18-69
On May 25, 2018, Public Act No. 18-69, an act concerning health insurance coverage for prosthetic devices, was approved. Prosthetics were previously classified as “durable medical equipment” similarly to canes, walkers and crutches. They were not considered medical necessities. After this bill passed, private insurance companies in Connecticut were required to cover high-tech prosthetics limbs. The law also mandates insurance companies to allow for repairs and replacements. This act would not have been possible without the tireless efforts of the Connecticut Amputee Network (CAN) founders, Herb Kolodny and Brenda Novak.
Connecticut Amputee Network (CAN)
Their Mission: “CAN advocates for the Connecticut limb loss and limb change community by taking action in three areas: legislative advocacy, education and organizational networking. “
For more information about CAN, visit their website. It is an amazing resource for Connecticut amputees and their loved ones.
Contact Buckley Wynne & Parese Today
If you or a loved one has suffered an amputation as a result of the negligence or wrongdoing of others, contact us immediately. We have the specialized knowledge, experience and resources in amputation injury claims to help you seek justice and secure financial compensation. Call us today at 1-800-445-2278 to schedule a free consultation with one of our senior partners.
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
No. Your legal fees are paid on a contingency fee basis unless otherwise specified. That means that we are not paid unless we recover compensation for you.
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