January 22, 2021
New York City Broken Bone Accident Attorneys
Car accidents and fall accidents are leading causes of broken bones, also known as fractures. When you have suffered a fractured bone or broken bone in a car accident or a fall, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses and your pain and suffering. At Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP, we aggressively represent victims who have suffered the following types of broken bones & fractures:
- Fractured rib
- Fractured hip
- Fractured pelvis
- Fractured skull
- Fractured facial bones including fractured nose, fractured orbital bones, fractured cheek bones and fractured jaw
- Fractured wrist
- Fractured back (spinal fracture / fractured vertebrae)
- Fractured collarbone (fractured clavicle)
- Fractured scapula (fractured shoulder blade)
- Fractured humerus (connects elbow to shoulder)
- Fractured radius (connects elbow to wrist above thumb)
- Fractured ulna (connects elbow to wrist above pinky finger)
- Fractured femur (thighbone)
- Fractured tibia (shinbone)
- Fractured fibula (runs parallel to the tibia)
- Fractured phalanges (fingers)
- Fractured toes
- Fractured ankle including lateral malleolus fracture, bimalleolar ankle fracture, trimalleolar ankle fracture & pilon fracture
- Fractured breastbone (fractured sternum)
Types of Fractures
There are multiple types of fractures.
- Non-displaced fracture: The bone breaks but remains aligned
- Displaced fracture: The bone breaks and moves out of alignment
- Simple / Closed fracture: The bone breaks but the bone does not break through the skin
- Compound / Open fracture: The bone breaks and the bone breaks through the skin.
- Incomplete fracture: The bone cracks but does not completely break into two parts
- Complete fracture: The bone makes a clean break into two parts
- Transverse fracture: The bone breaks in a straight, horizontal line across the bone.
- Oblique fracture: The bone breaks in a diagonal line across the bone.
- Comminuted fracture: The bone shatters into three or more pieces.
- Compression fracture: The bone is crushed
- Avulsion fracture: The ligament or tendon pulls off a piece of the bone
Symptoms of Bone Injuries
Symptoms of broken bones and fractures can include:
- Inability to move a limb
- Inability to bear weight
- Swelling & tenderness
- Bruising or discoloration
- Visible deformity
Contact a Broken Bone Accident Attorney
If you or a loved one has suffered a broken bone or fracture after an accident, the New York City broken bone injury attorneys at Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP can help. The fractured bone accident attorneys at Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP are skilled at recovering compensation for broken bones and fractures. We will hold the responsible parties accountable for your broken bones and fractured bones. Our firm’s motto is “Don’t Be A Victim Twice”. If you are a victim of an accident involving broken bones and fractures, call 1-800-VICTIM2 (1-800-842-8462) to schedule a confidential consultation on your broken bone injury claim. The call is free. The consultation is free. You don’t pay us unless we are successful. That’s our “Our Fee Guarantee – No Fee Unless Successful.