We understand the hardship and loss that is suffered after an accident involving serious injury. Accident victims and families in the Upper Midwest, including Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota, rely on the experienced accident attorneys at Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben to help them navigate the aftermath of difficult situations.
There are an estimated 3 million victims of amputation accidents in this country with more than 150,000 new amputees each year. Traumatic amputations (the accidental severing of some or all of a part) are often the result of a car accident, motorcycle accident, farm accident, workplace accident, medical malpractice, unsafe products, or the misuse a lawnmower, saw or other power tool. Most on-the-job amputation accidents are caused by inadequate machinery guards, improper repairs, improper equipment training, or other unsafe work conditions.
Amputation injuries and prosthetics also pose many risks associated with medical side effects and other amputation complications, including:
Do not accept any claim before you speak with an attorney. Many large insurance companies have adopted settlement policies that encourage their adjusters to offer quick payments to persons involved in an accident. Insurance adjusters will contact you or your family shortly after an accident to try to gain your confidence. In doing so, insurance adjusters often try to present themselves as the friend of the injured person or the family of the person who was killed in an accident. The goal of such contact is to settle the case on terms as favorable as possible for the insurance company.
Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben is Minnesota’s largest personal injury law firm. We maintain a national reputation for achieving substantial settlements and jury verdicts for our amputation injury clients.
Our success is attributed to the combination of experience, expertise, and exceptional dedication to the needs of every client. Many accidents are caused by negligence, so it is imperative that anyone involved in an accident contact an experienced injury attorney. Please remember that it is vital to act swiftly after you’ve been injured. The sooner you involve a personal injury attorney, the better we will be able to preserve evidence, gather essential witnesses and address any other important factors.