Amputation

Worker’s Arm Severed at Seattle Fortune Cookie Factory

Worker was trapped up to his chest in a machine.

Posted Friday, November 8, 2013

Worker Loses Leg in Spokane Industrial Accident

Police transported orthopedic and vascular surgeons to the Purina Mill.

Posted Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Boston Man Blows Off Hands While Experimenting with Fireworks

Hyde Park basement blast injured six other people.

Posted Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Maine Man’s Leg Amputated after Freak Accident

Passing nurse credited for stopping the flow of blood.

Posted Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Shark Bites Off Arm of Hawaii Visitor

Patient’s right arm was severed below the shoulder.

Posted Friday, August 16, 2013

Surgeon and Flight Crew Recognized for On Scene Amputation

Teen was pinned from the waist down for eight hours.

Posted Thursday, July 11, 2013

Son Stabs Father, then Saws Off His Own Hands

What began as a verbal fight between family members at some point became physical.

Posted Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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Paramedic Returns to Work with Prosthetic Leg

His leg was amputated above the knee after falling 110 feet during a hike.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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Amputee Helps Provide Realistic Combat Training for U.S. Soldiers

Combat scenes reenacted to be as jarring as possible.

Posted Monday, March 25, 2013


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