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Treatment of an Amputation after a South Carolina Accident

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If you have suffered a serious injury in a South Carolina accident caused by someone else's negligence, you may be able to file a South Carolina personal injury claim. With the help of an experienced Summerville personal injury attorney, you can pursue compensation for the damages you incurred as a result of the accident and subsequent treatment.

One of the most traumatic types of injuries to sustain in a South Carolina accident is a limb amputation. When an individual suffers the loss of a limb it can lead to physical, financial and emotional struggles.

Treatment of an amputation is generally very expensive, but you may be able to recover these costs and others through a South Carolina personal injury claim. Depending on the severity of the injury and the limb affected, treatment naturally will vary.

In some circumstances a limb can be reattached. This will require lengthy rehabilitation.
If the limb cannot be reattached, you may be fitted for a prosthetic device. It will take some time before you feel comfortable with the prosthesis.  

If the amputation caused additional medical complications such as infection, excessive bleeding or shock, treatment for those injuries will also be necessary. The emotional trauma suffered from the loss of a limb may require an individual to also participate in psychological therapy. 

With treatment for the loss of a limb as a result of a South Carolina accident so expensive, it is important to speak with a Summerville personal injury attorney who can discuss with you the legal options you may have available. 

Seeking the Help of a Summerville Personal Injury Attorney 

The Summerville personal injury attorney team at the Shelly Leeke Law Firm is available to help accident victims cope with the legal implications of a serious injury. Our firm's focus on personal injury cases includes injury from auto accidents including pedestrian and bicycle injuries, work-related injuries and Workers' Compensation claims, and injuries resulting from dangerous prescription drugs.

Before you file a South Carolina personal injury claim, request a free copy of our South Carolina injury book. When you're ready to get started on settling your accident claim, contact a Summerville personal injury attorney for a free information packet and consultation, 1-888-690-0211.

Shelly Leeke
South Carolina Injury Lawyer
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