Helping Amputees Navigate Complex Legal Issues
AmputeeLawyer.com is a highly valued resource for individuals in the amputee community and O&P industry professionals, created by attorney Conal Doyle, an amputee himself who specializes in personal injury claims, denial of prosthetic benefits and insurance reimbursements, product liability and medical malpractice claims.
We Welcome The Challenge
One of the biggest challenges for those living with an amputation is navigating the insurance landscape and how benefits affect their ability to obtain the prosthetic devices necessary to enjoy an active and productive life. Through AmputeeLawyer.com our goal is to provide this community with the resources, knowledge and tools to have effective dialogue with insurance providers, make informed decisions and secure the best products and services available. We believe everyone in this community should know their rights, what to ask for, and how to address insurers who are not meeting their needs.
Blue Shield Sued for Failure to Provide Proper Prostheses for Activities of Daily Living
Blue Shield of California was recently sued for failing to provide certain types of artificial limbs to its members suffering from limb loss. Two of its members sued the company for its failure to properly compensate for artificial limbs. The company’s written guidelines on coverage provided that “benefits are provided for Prostheses for Activities of Daily Living at the most cost-effective level of care that is consistent with professionally recognized standards of practice.” However, the company has refused to pay for microprocessor-controlled prostheses. It claims that the limbs are investigational, although there have been studies showing that the devices provide …Read More
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I am having a lot of issues with my leg and it may need to be amputated. Should I keep trying to save it or have it amputated right away?Read More
AmputeeLawyer.com is powered by Doyle Law APC
Doyle Law is led by attorney Conal Doyle who brings a unique perspective to the issues facing amputees throughout the nation. From personal injury claims to claims against the insurance company for denying benefits for prosthetic devices, we can help you with all of the legal issues that may arise as a result of your amputation injury. Conal truly understands what you are going through after the loss of an arm, leg, hand, foot or other limb because he is an amputee himself. He has built a name throughout the United States for his ability to secure the full benefits and compensation that amputees deserve.
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- Beverly Hills, CA 90212
- Phone: 310-651-8272
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