Statistics throughout North America show that nearly half of all broken bone injuries are broken arms.
Broken arm injuries are one of the most common forms of personal injuries resulting from falling. Often times, individuals may try to catch their fall which only causes the arm to fracture. Of course, this is one of the many causes of how an arm may fracture, and depending on the severity of the broken bone and type of accident, a broken arm may heal quickly or take several months.
At the law offices of Greg Monforton and Partners, our entire team believe that if you or someone you love is suffering from a broken arm due to the negligence of another individual, the victim may be eligible to receive compensation for their losses and damages including; pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost wages, and property damages.
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Broken Arm Injury Symptoms
Typically, after you have been involved in an accident of any sort, the time after may be quite overwhelming with emergency room visits, contacting your insurance agency, and especially the pain you may be experiencing. Depending on the type of accident, some broken arm injuries may be more severe and noticeable than others.
A few common symptoms of broken arm injuries include:
- Limited Range of Motion
- Painful Movements
If you believe you are suffering from a broken arm injury, it is advised to seek immediate medical attention for your injury. In addition, medical documents can be used by our solicitors to help formulate a case against negligent individuals responsible for your injuries.
Types of Broken Arm Injuries
As there are several unique bones in the arm, there are also many different types of injuries that can occur. These injuries can cause a decrease in range of motion along with hindering an individuals activities of daily living. Thus, there are many different types of broken arm injuries that can occur.
Some common broken arm injuries include:
- Open Fracture
- Closed Fracture
- Comminuted Fracture
- Greenstick Fracture
- Buckle Fracture
- Complete Fracture
- Incomplete Fracture
- Stress Fracture
- Displaced Fracture
- Colles Fracture
Additionally, the type of fracture is directly correlated with how long the broken arm will take to heal. Typically, open fractures are known to cause the most damage and take the longest to heal, while most individuals will experience full range of motion after any broken bone has healed.
Causes of Broken Arm Injuries
With the many different types of broken arm injuries, there are also many different causes for these injuries. As it is a natural reaction of humans to try and catch ourselves when we fall, broken arms become extremely likely during any type of fall.
Some causes of broken arm injuries include:
- Automobile Accidents
- Slip and falls
- Sports related injuries
- Work related injuries
In any of these cases, if the accident was caused by a negligent action of another individual, the victim should not have to pay for any injuries that have occurred. Our lawyers at Greg Monforton and Partners are prepared to handle your case and represent you in the court of law.
Treating a Broken Arm
If you are suffering from a broken arm injury, it is imperative to seek immediate medical attention. This will not only help to reduce pain, but also help you avoid further injury. Typically, treatment for broken arm injuries will vary depending on the type of broken arm injury, thus it may take longer for some injuries to heal than others.
Common treatments for broken arm injuries include:
- Physical therapy
These treatments are intended to restore range of motion and help individuals to achieve daily living activities once again. In addition, most individual will be able to perform all activities as before the injury occurred.
Contact an Experienced Lawyer For Help With Your Claim
If you or a loved one is suffering from a broken arm injury as a result the negligent actions of another individual, our lawyers at Greg Monforton and Partners believe that it is the responsibility of the negligent party to pay for the damages they have caused to the innocent victim in the accident.
With our office in Windsor, we are licensed to serve the entire Providence of Ontario.
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To learn more about our Windsor personal injury lawyers and how we can help you achieve justice in the court of law, we invite you to contact our firm at (866) 320-4770 where a member of our intake team will collect information about your case and quickly refer you to one of our helpful litigators ready to handle your specific case.
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