If you or a loved one recently suffered an orthopedic injury due to another individual’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for damages from the negligent party for financial losses attributed to your accident. The recovery period involved after a serious orthopedic injury can be a lengthy one, depending on the nature and extent of your injuries. That is why retaining the services of an experienced personal injury legal team like the Barapp Law is so important.
Types of Orthopedic Injuries and the common Causes of them
The terminology “orthopedic injury” is derived from a broad range of broken bones, fractures, muscle strains, and sprains. There numerous types of orthopedic injuries that are attributed to accidents including, but not exclusively:
• back injuries
• bone injuries
• chronic pain syndrome
• joint injuries
• ligament and tendon injuries
• neck injuries
• shoulder injuries
• soft tissue injuries
• sprains and strains
As you can see, these types of injuries typically include damage to components of the musculoskeletal system. The more common causes of these injuries include:
• bicycle accidents motorcycle accidents
• construction accidents
• motor vehicle accidents
• pedestrian accidents
• slip and fall accidents
• workplace accidents
In some instances, orthopedic injuries require surgical repair for significant bone, ligament, or tendon damage. Furthermore, most personal injury lawyers have handled personal injury cases where patients were left with chronic pain, long-term damage, physical impairment, and serious infections.
They understand the long-term consequences that can arise from catastrophic orthopedic injuries and how debilitating they can be. They’ll work diligently on your behalf to ensure that the at-fault party’s and insurance company’s lawyers understand the impact this has had on you and will continue to have. As your legal representatives, they will work hard to help you get the compensation you’re entitled to when advancing your personal injury claim.
Damages awarded in Orthopedic Injury Cases
The lawyers have access to a large number of Ontario’s leading orthopedic specialists and can ensure that you or a loved one will get the best care and treatment possible while obtaining expert evidence to build a strong case on your behalf. Damages you may be eligible for in a personal injury lawsuit include:
• attendant care
• caregiving costs
• home maintenance and housekeeping expenses
• lost income (both past and future earnings)
• pain and suffering
• rehabilitation costs
We have many combined years of experience when it comes to advancing personal injury claims for orthopedic injuries. If you or a loved one recently suffered a serious orthopedic injury in an accident caused by someone’s negligence, call the Barapp Law firm today at (888) 226-4264. Our experts are available to take your calls and answer your queries but it is best to discuss your case in-person.