Health insurance benefits are inadequate to meet all of an amputee patient’s needs and very few patients with traumatic amputations/limb loss have the funds to pay for a “state of the art prosthetic device, and other needed supports and services”. It is important that you call for an eligibility determination and investigation of the cause of your injury as soon as possible after your accident. Private Funding is a financial bridge from the time your accident occurred until the successful completion of your case by settlement or verdict. See Major Victories.
Private Funding for individuals with traumatic limb loss supplements your available insurance. Funding is available in 38 states to eligible individuals and pays for the following benefits:
Families who are interested in consulting with an amputee injury lawyer and exploring Private Funding should call (800) 331-4134 or email email@example.com for a prompt eligibility determination and an investigation of your trauma.
Frequently Asked Questions about Private Funding® for Prosthetics
Why should families use Private Funding?
Private health insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid are inadequate to meet your prosthetic needs.
Where does the private funding come from?
Third party private companies will advance funding to eligible claimants to pay for needed supports and services.
What types of accidents that cause traumatic limb loss and amputations may be eligible for Private Funding?
Motor vehicle accidents
Defective products (product liability)
Fires (hover boards, faulty smoke detectors)
Work place accidents
Power tool and machinery accidents
Recreational injuries (ATV’s, motorcycles)
Agricultural and farm accidents
Medical negligence (medical malpractice)
How is eligibility determined?
My investigators and experts examine the facts and circumstances of a particular case to identify whether there is a party or parties responsible for the disabling, traumatic injury. The private funding is a financial bridge from the time your accident occurred until the successful completion of your settlement or verdict.
What types of amputation injuries are eligible for private funding?
Upper Extremity Amputations
Hand, Wrist and Arm Amputations
Above Elbow Amputation
Below Elbow Amputation
Lower Limb Amputations
Above/Below Knee Amputations
How is the money repaid to the third party private company?
If your claim is successfully resolved, the third party private company is repaid out of the proceeds from the settlement. If your case is unsuccessful, the money advanced by the third party company does not have to be repaid.
If I accept the Private Funding, will I still be eligible for governmental benefits?
Yes, receipt of Private Funding does not affect eligibility for governmental benefits such as Medicaid, SSI, Medicare, Home and Community Based Waiver programs and worker’s compensation.
If you have questions regarding Amputations, Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries, Burn Injuries and other complex conditions or if you would like to receive a FREE copy of Joseph Romano’s book “Legal Rights of the Seriously Ill and Injured: A Family Guide” please call (800) 331-4134 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you need representation for your traumatic amputation or limb loss and would like more information about Private Funding for Prosthetic Devices, supports, and services, call 800-331-4134.
We provide all the assistance that families need to fight for your benefits and services that you are entitled to, investigate your accident, and determine eligibility for Private Funding to supplement your existing health insurance and governmental benefits.
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The Law Office of Joseph L. Romano handles cases in Pennsylvania. For cases outside of Pennsylvania, Joseph Romano works with local attorneys in each state, as applicable. Please contact us to discuss claims for traumatic amputation and loss of limb compensation.