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Bone Fractures


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Bone injuries are very serious. If you are injured in an accident and these injures cause bone damage, there can be devastating and long term effects on the injured body part. Diagnosis and early treatment are essential to improve the victims’ chances of a proper recovery. Most bone injuries need immediate treatment to aid the bone to grow and mend itself properly. A common treatment to this would be a cast on a broken extremity.

Common types of fractures

  • Complete fracture where the bone is completely separated
  • Single fracture where a bone is cracked in one place
  • Hairline or stress fracture

When it comes to fractures, they can be quite different in their treatment and their prognosis depending on the extent of the injuries as well as the location of the injury. A victim can have a fracture on any part of their body, and treatment for these injuries differs vastly. An example would be leg or arm fracture, which can be treated with a cast or a sling where as a pelvic fracture cannot be wrapped in this manner. Unfortunately, the usual treatment is surgery for pelvic fractures. Organs can be damaged in rib related fractures, and skull fractures can require surgery to relieve pressure on the skull or remove bone fragments puncturing the brain. There are many different treatments for these types of injuries, so if you have experienced one, seek medical attention as soon as possible.

Due to the fact that these injuries usually require extensive medical treatment, the costs can be very high. A victim can require physical therapy or rehabilitation to aid in their recovery, but they can also miss time off of work due to inability to perform normal job related tasks. These types of injuries can happen from a number of types of injuries, all of which we can represent you in and get you the compensation you deserve. If you are injured due to someone else’s negligence, contact Schiller Law and we will aid you in a smooth and favorable recovery.

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