No matter how negligible you think your broken bone or fracture is, you might be eligible to receive substantial financial compensation. Consult with a Milwaukee broken bone lawyer to find out.
Whether you fractured a forearm or broke a leg, you deserve to be compensated if someone else was responsible for causing the accident that resulted in your bone injury. Broken bones can easily result in tremendous amounts of medical debt, lost time at work, and interfere with your day-to-day life.
Some people might think that breaks and bone fractures are minor injuries, but even so, that doesn’t make the harm these wounds cause to your finances and wellbeing any less significant. The at-fault party and their insurer might not take your case seriously, but by working with a Milwaukee broken bone lawyer from the Law Offices of Gary S. Greenberg, you can recover fair and full compensation for what you’ve experienced.
Who Caused Your Bone Injury?
In order to have a successful personal injury claim, we’ll first need to identify all of the responsible parties who contributed to your accident. Wisconsin observes comparative negligence, so each party will have a percentage of negligence assigned to them based on their actions. This percentage of negligence also reflects the amount of compensation they owe you, so it will be necessary to name all responsible parties in your claim in order for you to recover full compensation.
Your Milwaukee broken bone lawyer will fully investigate the accident scene, any accident and incident reports, and witness testimony in order to build the strongest case possible. These are just a few examples of different accident types and the number of different entities that could potentially be to blame for a bone fracture:
Car Wrecks – The driver, a passenger, a road crew, and even a government agency
Slip-and-Falls – The property’s owner, a manager, or a negligent employee
Defective Products – The product’s manufacturer, distributor, retailer, or even a faulty advertiser
The Financial Impact of a Broken Bone
A broken or fractured bone can have an incredibly negative impact on your bank account, which is why it’s so important to seek monetary compensation. For one, the medical debt can accrue alarmingly fast. At a minimum, you’ll need a cast or brace and several checkups to monitor your progress. In more severe cases where the break is badly misaligned or the bones are actually crushed, you might require expensive surgery to correct the problem or install metal plates, screws, and pins.
Depending on the bone you broke, you might not be able to work and earn a paycheck, either. Broken hands or arms can make it impossible to type, while a broken foot or leg can make it difficult to carry things or operate machinery.
The financial expenses don’t end there. You might incur transportation expenses if your bone injury prevents you from driving. You could need mobility equipment such as a cane or walker, possibly even after the bone heals. There could be any number of financial expenses caused by a bone fracture, and your Milwaukee broken bone lawyer will make certain you get reimbursed for all of them.
Quality of Life Damages Caused by a Fractured Bone
Your financial settlement will also need to account for the amount of suffering inflicted on your lifestyle by the bone injury. To begin with, you’ll likely experience a tremendous amount of pain and suffering. While much of this will obviously be physical, your mental anguish can also be significant, especially if the accident was particularly traumatic.
If you broke a facial bone, you might even be permanently disfigured. This, too, can lead to a great deal of emotional distress, and could also cause your marriage to suffer, as well as your interactions with others. This loss of companionship is a non-economic damage that you can be compensated for.
The impaired mobility your bone injury causes can also result in substantial lost enjoyment of life. If you can’t play with your kids or take part in physical activities that once brought your life meaning, it should be factored into your settlement. A Milwaukee broken bone lawyer from our firm can ensure that the settlement you receive accounts for all of your damages—not just the financial losses.
Speak with a Milwaukee Bone Fracture Lawyer
Don’t let your bone injury go uncompensated. Instead, get the justice you deserve through financial compensation. The Law Offices of Gary S. Greenberg knows personal injury law, and we can help you get the most for your claim.
Schedule a free consultation with a Milwaukee broken bone lawyer, and find out how best to handle your case. Just complete the contact form on this page or give us a call at 414-271-7007.