Amputation Injury

If you’ve suffered an amputation or loss of limb, you’ve endured a very traumatic experience. Your journey to recovery should not include fighting with uncooperative insurance companies and worrying over unpaid medical bills.

“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
  • Falls
  • 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
  • Disfigurement
  • Reduced Quality of Life
  • More

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.

 

Client Reviews of Our Personal Injury Attorneys

    Friendly, professional and VERY responsive!

    Friendly, professional and VERY responsive!

    Attorney John Buckley was highly recommended to me by quite a few people and upon my first meeting to discuss my case, I knew immediately that I was in good hands. He took his time to explain everything to me in great detail and stayed in communication throughout my entire case. His staff was also extremely friendly, professional and VERY responsive! I actually never had to reach out about my case because they over-communicated with me from beginning to end. My accident was very unfortunate, but I’m extremely grateful I was working with Attorney Buckley through it all! I highly recommend this law firm!!!

    - Jamie B.

    Respectful, extremely knowledgeable, & understanding

    Respectful, extremely knowledgeable, & understanding

    Recently engaged BWP concerning a motor vehicle accident. From the initial consult, and continuing throughout the entire process, John Parese and the entire staff were respectful, extremely knowledgeable, understanding of my goals and supportive to work towards achieving the best possible outcome. It was a very seamless, friendly relationship and a firm that I would highly recommend to anyone.

    - Robert T.

    Couldn’t have been happier with the services I received!

    Couldn’t have been happier with the services I received!

    I contacted BWP in June 2019, after I was hit by a drunk driver. John Wynne was my attorney. I couldn’t have been happier with the services I received. Everyone I dealt with was very professional and made sure I had all the help I needed. I highly recommend this law firm.

    - Valerie

    Quick and consistent

    Quick and consistent

    John Buckley was quick and consistent in relaying information to me regarding litigation, and he and his staff were always very supportive of any requests I made. John’s experience and strategic expertise made the difference in dealing with the insurance company, and we achieved the best possible outcome thanks to his vigilance. Cannot recommend BWP highly enough!

    - Richard

    5 star all the way!

    5 star all the way!

    Upon my first meeting to discuss my case, I knew that I found the right place to handle it!! Attorney John Parese was fantastic, definitely 5 star all the way! Everything regarding the process and the timing was very well explained. The communication was excellent, and I was always kept up to date throughout beginning to end! Each person that I had contact with in the office was professional and very responsive. I never had to worry about anything which was a great relief to me. While my case may have to been as complicated as others are, I was always made to feel important. I can’t recommend Buckley Wynne & Parese enough should you find yourself being injured from an accident. Do yourself a favor and give them a call!

    - JB Keys

    Knowledge, trust, & accessibility

    Knowledge, trust, & accessibility

    John Buckley exhibits knowledge, trust, accessibility, instills faith and I felt he always had my best interest at heart. Thank you John Buckley and team for easing my mind during a difficult time. I highly recommend.

    - Diane M.

    John Parese is the best!

    John Parese is the best!

    Attorney Parese just finished a motor vehicle case for me. At the time of my accident, I was a 32 year vet of a police department and the accident forced me into retirement. I am just a working person who depends on attorneys like John to help people in need and they can trust. John Parese is the best.

    - John

    It is clear that helping people is important to you

    It is clear that helping people is important to you

    This is a very heartfelt thank you for all you did to help resolve my case. The accident and what followed was confusing and a bit overwhelming. However, the best thing to come of it was the recommendation to contact you. Your expertise as well as your down-to-earth and friendly manner immediately put me at ease. I greatly appreciated your willingness to go above and beyond (meeting and bringing paperwork to my house on a weekend after my surgery) and all the time you took to explain all aspects of the case. Your generosity in giving me some of your fee was also very much appreciated. It is clear that helping people is important to you, and I am grateful to have been of those you helped. Hopefully, I will never need to use your services again, but I will be sure to recommend you to others who do.

    - Carrie

    Parese listened carefully

    Parese listened carefully

    John Parese listened carefully, we discussed options, he gave me his expert advice on where he thought we would end up and he went to work to attain the damages I was due. I received status calls and notifications along the way and received the settlement we were expecting. I never doubted John’s integrity and trusted being in his hands. I hope I don’t get rear ended again but if I do, I’ll call John right away.

    - Joseph Schipani

    From the moment I met Attorney Buckley, he put me at ease

    From the moment I met Attorney Buckley, he put me at ease

    From the moment I met Attorney Buckley, he put me at ease. At first, I was hesitant to contact an attorney after the car crash, yet after deciding to work with Buckley, Wynne & Parese, I was pleased that I did. During the time it took to settle my case, Attorney Buckley was always available for consultations, he responded to queries within hours, and walked me through the litigation process step by step. He has a great team of paralegals and assistants who were courteous and professional. I am grateful for his help.

    - Nicole C.