Amputation

The Baton Rouge, Louisiana amputation attorneys at Dué Guidry Piedrahita Andrews L.C. have handled many serious accident cases involving amputation injuries. We understand the special needs and limitations of amputees and the effects that amputation injuries have on different people and on varying professions. For example, our Louisiana amputation injury lawyers represented a quadriplegic who was able to lift his arms and feed himself before losing the fingers on his dominant hand to a burn injury. After his burn injury, he was no longer able to care for himself in the limited ways in which he was able to before suffering amputation of his fingers. We also represented a doctor who lost part of one of his fingers and was no longer able to perform certain surgeries. Our experienced Baton Rouge, Louisiana  amputation accident lawyers also understand the severe pain and mental anguish encountered by amputees who sufferer from phantom-pain at the site of their lost limb.

Our experienced trial attorneys handled the reported case of Simpson v. State of Louisiana, DOTD, wherein we collected $6,900,000 for a man who lost both legs when his vehicle crashed into the railing of a trestle bridge in Tangipahoa Parish, and the reported case of Erdey v. American Honda Co., wherein a Livingston Parish man sustained serious injuries to his leg in a motorcycle accident, and then lost his leg as a result of medical malpractice. Our Louisiana amputation injury lawyers also collected $3,200,000 for a man severely injured in the Lake Charles area, who suffered severe orthopaedic injuries and the loss of one foot following a car wreck.

Our Baton Rouge, Louisiana amputation attorneys also represented a man in Arcadia (Bienville Parish) whose lower leg was amputated following an encounter with power lines; multiple men in Jones Act and general maritime cases who suffered traumatic amputations after being trapped by tow lines, ropes or cables; and men who have suffered traumatic amputations of their hands, arms, feet and/or legs in industrial equipment accidents.

If you or a loved one has suffered an amputation following an accident, contact the experienced Baton Rouge, Louisiana dismemberment lawyers at Dué Guidry Piedrahita Andrews L.C. to schedule a FREE CONSULTATION.