While most fractures are not life threatening, that does not mean a fracture is not a serious injury.
- A senior falls in a nursing home and breaks a hip because no one was monitoring him. Hip fractures among the elderly often trigger a severe downturn in overall health.
- A construction worker falls at a construction site suffering a broken back, chronic pain, and the end of a productive career.
- A pedestrian suffers knee and hip fractures after being hit by a car in a crosswalk. Joint fractures leave a person vulnerable to continuing joint pain, the early onset of arthritis and the need for joint replacement surgery later in life.
- A driver suffers a skull fracture in a motor vehicle crash, resulting in lasting brain damage that requires daily nursing care.
Serious fractures often accompany other serious injuries. They can, and do, change lives. If your loved one suffered a fracture in a workplace accident, a motor vehicle accident, or nursing home negligence, the team at Powers & Santola, LLP., can help you pursue the compensation you deserve for your injuries.
Contact our upstate New York law firm online or call 315-308-1020 to schedule a free initial consultation at our office in Albany or Syracuse.
Is My Fracture Injury Serious Enough to Seek a Lawyer?
In many accident cases involving a fracture, the healing process will go smoothly and an insurance claim will be sufficient to pay for expenses and financial losses. In other cases, you will benefit more if you hire a personal injury lawyer soon after an accident with injuries has occurred.
Talk to a personal injury attorney at Powers & Santola, LLP., if:
- A fracture was one of numerous injuries you sustained in a car accident, construction accident, or workplace accident
- The hip fracture is one in a long line of examples of negligent nursing home care your loved one has suffered
- Your fracture was a broken back, broken neck, or skull fracture. These are extremely serious and have a high probability of life-changing consequences
A personal injury attorney will bring a “big picture” point of view to your case. An insurance company may pay for immediate expenses, but if your injury is such that it will have long-term effects, then you need a strong advocate on your side to ensure you receive full and fair compensation for the injuries you suffered, as well as your future expenses and losses.
To learn more about how a personal injury attorney at Powers & Santola, LLP., can help you achieve financial recovery for a serious fracture, contact us online or call us to schedule a free consultation in our Albany office (518-465-5995) or Syracuse office (315-308-1020).