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Bone and Ligament Injury

Bone and Ligament Injury

Bone and ligament injures are commonly associated with sports or other physical fitness activities but can occur as the result of virtually any type of accident. Though modern medicine these injuries can be effectively treated but often require surgical intervention, extensive rehabilitation, and specialized care.

Causes of Bone and Ligament Injuries

Medical Treatment

The medical expenses associated with these forms of treatment can produce a serious financial burden, especially when the injury impacts a person’s ability to work and earn a living. The overall effect of a bone or ligament injury varies depending on a person’s age, gender and overall health. Some common bone and ligament injuries include:

  • Fractures – compound fractures, displaced fractures, hairline fractures, spiral fractures, crushed or compressed vertebrae, hip fracture, rib fracture, arm or leg fracture, etc.
  • Tendon and ligament tears, sprains and strains
  • Knee – ACL, MCL & PCL tears, torn meniscus, patella injuries
  • Shoulder – rotator cuff, joint dislocation, bursa injuries
  • Ankle – Achilles tendon tears, sprains, dislocation, etc.

The legal team at Sweeney Merrigan Law is dedicated to obtaining appropriate compensation for those affected by a bone or ligament injury; these damages may include:

  • Medical expenses
  • Rehabilitation expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost earning capacity

If you have suffered a broken bone or torn ligament through the fault of another or while on the property or in the care of a third party, you may be entitled to compensation for medical and other expenses arising from your injury.

Contact Sweeney Merrigan Law for a free consultation and assessment of your claim. The legal team at Sweeney Merrigan will immediately investigate your claim and will diligently pursue the compensation you deserve. Call (617)-391-9001 today.