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Fractures as a Personal Injury

The dangerous scenarios in which fractures can occur and who is liable. This article also mentions how age can affect the severity of the fracture as well and the benefits of contacting a Personal Injury Lawyer.
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    PHOENIX, AZ, November 18, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- A bone fracture can occur in a variety of ways, and can result in painful and invasive procedures in order to heal. There are instances where multiple bone fractures occur as a result of a trauma and serious accident. A fracture can vary in the length of time it takes to recover depending on age and what caused the fracture. Multiple bone fractures can mean that the bone was damaged in various areas and therefore require extensive medical procedures.

There are many cases where another person's negligence was the cause of the fracture and in those cases the victim should not be held responsible. In the Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa, Scottsdale and surrounding areas victims who suffered fractures that were caused by another person's negligence choose not to pursue their damages and were left with thousands of dollars in debt for medical care. An Arizona personal injury attorney has the experience and knowledge to handle your case efficiently and will ensure that the parties responsible pay the compensation for your injury.

Types of Fractures

There are many different types of fractures that can result from a variety of accidents. These fractures require different treatments because they may range in severity and also depend on the age of the victim and what caused the fracture. Some examples of the types of fractures include:
greenstick fracture
transverse fracture
oblique fracture
comminuted fracture
impacted fracture
pathologic fracture
stress fracture

These fractures can occur as a result of the hazardous and neglectful situations. They can be the fault of a manufacturer, company, employer, supervisor, physician. Some specific examples of they types
of scenarios that cause fractures include:

Types of Trauma

Bicycle accident
Vehicle accident
Motorcycle accident
Slip and fall accident
Construction site accident
Physical abuse

There are two fractures occurring every minute in the United States. When a fracture occurs it is important to take safety measures so the least amount of damage occurs. If the fracture victim is older they will most likely take longer to heal, hence longer time in the hospital and a longer treatment plan. Younger victims may take a smaller amount of time to heal but the medical procedures can still be invasive and costly. For many adults there can be more inconveniences due to the injury, such as needing work compensation if their injury prevents them from completing their job tasks. Recovery time also depends on which bone suffers the fracture. In some cases metal plates, pins, screws, may be used to hold the bone in place.

Contact an Arizona Personal Injury Attorney

When you or a loved one suffers a fracture, it may seem like a minor complication. Yet fractures are in fact serious injuries that can cause expensive consequences in medical bills, physical therapy and emotional distress. The individuals that are responsible for your injuries should be held accountable for the pain and suffering they have caused you. Contacting an Arizona personal injury lawyer about a fracture injury can be the first step in making sure you receive the treatment and compensation you deserve. For more information:

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