05 Apr Broken or Fractured Bone After A Saint Petersburg Car Accident?￼
Car accidents have become far too common throughout Florida. This is especially true in heavily populated areas like Saint Petersburg. Some of these car accidents can be quite severe and result in significant injuries. These significant injuries can include bone breaks and fractures. Damages to your bones including breaks and fractures can be some of the most painful injuries often times requiring surgeries, therapy, and significant future care. You need an experienced car accident attorney that is going to get you the compensation that you deserve should you be involved in an accident that results in a bone break or fracture.
Bones That Can Break In A Car Accident
Depending on the severity of the impact and the area in which the impact occurred, different breaks and fractures may occur. Breaks in the foot or hand may be more common as many people attempt to brace for the impact. Some of the most common areas of the body that could be susceptible to a break or fracture can include but are not limited to:
– Hand/ Wrist/ Fingers
– Leg/ Knee/ Ankle
– Spine/ Spinal Cord
– Back/ Vertebrae
– Face/ Jaw/ Nose
– Hip/ Pelvis
What To Do If You Think You Broke A Bone In A Car Accident?
After a car accident it is crucial to seek medical treatment regardless of the severity of the injuries. You want to make sure that there are not any more serious internal injuries that you may not feel immediately after the accident. However, if you feel that you may have broken a bone, it is even more important that you seek emergency medical attention from a qualified medical provider quickly.
Be sure to call 911 at the scene of the accident. Afterward, whether they transport you or you decide to transport yourself by other means, you would likely want to seek attention from the hospital and/or emergency room. If you decide against that, at the minimum, you should seek medical attention from an urgent care or orthopedic surgeon as soon as possible. All in all, seek treatment quickly and by a provider that can properly diagnose and treat your break or fractured bone.
Types Of Car Accidents That Can Result In Bone Breaks & Fractures
All types of car accidents can result in bone breaks and fractures. Typically, the more severe the impact, the more likely that a broken bone or fracture may occur. Some common types of car accidents include but are not limited to:
– Rear-End Accidents
– T-Bone Accidents
– Side-Swipe / Side Impact Accidents
– Distracted Driving Accidents
– Multi-Vehicle Accidents
– Head-On Collisions
Damages For Broken or Fractured Bones After A Car Accident
There are a variety of damages that can be collected after a broken or fractured bone resulting from a car accident. You may be entitled to compensation for damages including but not limited to:
– Past Medical Bills
– Future Medical Bills
– Pain and Suffering
– Future Pain & Suffering
– Lost Wages
EXPERIENCED SAINT PETERSBURG CAR ACCIDENT ATTORNEY
I understand that the process after getting into a car accident in Saint Petersburg, FL can be difficult and stressful. You probably have a lot of questions and very few answers. Allow me to be there for you every step of the way. I offer a FREE no-obligation consultation and will review your accident claim with you personally at one of the office locations in Tampa, Zephyrhills, Saint Petersburg, Brandon, Clearwater, Plant City or Sun City Center. Cannot make it to me? I will come to wherever is convenient to you at NO charge. You deserve to be compensated and I want to get justice for you!
Contact Car Accident Attorney Kevin L. Sullivan II TODAY at (813) 598-4868 for a FREE no-obligation consultation. I look forward to assisting you with your claim!