Upstate New York Catastrophic Injury
Catastrophic accidents can occur at any given moment at any particular place. Though you might not necessarily be prepared for accidents of such a nature, the attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool have dealt with numerous such cases and have acquired expertise and skill in this area of legislation. The legal team at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool has dedicated its entire career towards the protection of the rights of individuals who are the victim of negligence of some kind. Consequently, we will do our very best to ensure that you receive the maximum possible compensation that you deserve.Types of Catastrophic Injury Cases
The attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool deal with a plethora of claims involving catastrophic accidents including, but not limited to, the following:
- Back injuries
- Neck injuries
- Amputation injuries
- Finger injuries
- Brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Burn injuries
- Eye injuries and blindness
- Leg injuries
- Knee injuries
- Shoulder injuries
- Arm injuries
- Elbow injuries
- Injuries to children
- Defective products
As a result of injury or accidents, victims may suffer from an amputation of the fingers or the thumbs. Irrespective of whether it is a complete loss of the metacarpals and phalanges or a partial loss such as the distal phalanx (fingertip), an experienced personal injury attorney can help you recover the damages you have sustained. The common causes of such injuries involve defective windows or other such mechanisms that may cause this guillotine type injury.
The attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool have been representing individuals who have the victims of finger or thumb amputations for over fifty years. Our attorneys understand the physical and emotional trauma associated with an accident of this nature and thus, will do their very best to ensure that you receive the maximum compensation that you deserve.Representing Injured Workers and Accident Victims
Majority of the amputations of this nature are caused by traumatic accidents that have the potential to severe or crush an individual’s fingers. Usually, these accidents occur at the workplace, particularly on constructions sights involving bricklaying and masonry. Additionally, such accidents are also common in factories or warehouses or any other location that requires proximity to machinery.
In addition to the aforementioned accidents, finger amputations may also result from any of the following occurrences:
- Nerve injuries
- Loss of blood supply to the hand
Victims may require extensive medical care following the amputation or the surgery. Additionally, individuals are likely to require rehabilitation and occupational therapy for several months in order to exercise and strengthen their remaining fingers and relearn how to perform daily tasks and handle objects. Moreover, medical treatment for pain management, phantom pain, wound pain, tissue necrosis or skin death, shortening of the muscles, failure to heal, prosthetic complications and depression may be required. The loss of a finger or thumb might also restrict the individual from returning to work in a timely fashion or in certain cases, at all. The attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool can seek compensation for lost income, medical costs, pain and suffering as well as emotional trauma.Upstate New York Eye Injury Attorneys
The loss of one’s vision is one of the most traumatic and life-altering occurrences in an individual’s life and can result in disastrous consequences. In the case that an individual sustained an injury due to the negligence of another individual or party, he or she might have the ability to recoup compensation for the economic and non-economic damages suffered as a result of the aforementioned injury.
At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool our attorneys have been representing the interests of eye injury victims for over fifty years and we understand the physical, financial and emotional pain associated with such an injury. Consequently, our attorneys will do their very best to ensure that you receive the maximum possible compensation that you deserve.Nature of Compensation
Individuals who lose the sight in one or both eyes will need extensive occupational therapy to relearn daily tasks such as dressing, grooming, cooking, shopping and traveling safely. A person who is completely blind may need the assistance of a service dog. In addition, people who lose their sight often suffer depression, anger and additional mood disorders. Psychotherapy may help them learn to adjust to life with blindness. Consequently, it is imperative that the family be compensated for medical bills, monthly expenses, pain and suffering as well as lost income.Causes of Eye Injuries
Causes of eye injuries and blindness include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Brain injuries
- Burn injuries
- Car accidents
- Construction accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Animal attacks
- Exposure to chemicals
- Sports injuries
- Inadequate workplace safety measures
Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool accepts cases on a contingent fee basis. That is, no monetary compensation is recovered from you until and unless our firm is able to secure a favorable settlement on your behalf, in which case, our legal fees will be a mere fraction of the sum secured. Thus, you will incur absolutely no out-of-pocket expense for filing this lawsuit.
If you, or a loved one, have been injured in a catastrophic accident not hesitate to contact the New York law office of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool today in order to schedule a free consultation to review the facts of your case and legal options. Call us today at 212.406.1700 or contact us online.