A bone fracture is a medical condition where the continuity of a bone is broken. A compound fracture is one that also causes injury to the overlying skin. There are a number of different types of fractures including avulsion, comminuted, and hairline fractures among others.
Fractures or broken bones can cause: pain, swelling, bruising, discolored skin, angulation (bone may be bent at an unusual angle), loss of ability to weight bear or move the affected area, the affected bone may cause a “grating” sensation; bleeding (in the case of an open fracture), nausea and dizziness.
Fractures or broken bone injuries can be the result of an impact injury caused by:
A broken bone or fracture injury resulting from an accident can be extremely traumatic and life changing. There are a wide range of symptoms and effects caused by fractures or broken bones. An injured person should consult an experienced personal injury lawyer at Braithwaite Boyle. Our lawyers have comprehensive knowledge of this devastating type of injury. We have helped many injury victims to secure the compensation they deserve so that they have sufficient resources to help pay for rehabilitation, treatment, and other financial obligations incurred as a result of this type of injury. At Braithwaite Boyle we want you to have the best outcome possible. We champion your cause, maximize your claim and work hard to achieve the best compensation we can for you.
If you or a loved one are experiencing difficulties due to an accident resulting in a broken bone or fracture injury contact Braithwaite Boyle today for a free initial consultation and speak to one of our experienced injury lawyers to get the help and advice you need.
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