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Massachusetts Labral Tear Injury Lawyer

Whether you were involved in a car crash or a fall from a high place, being the victim of an accident can leave you with serious injuries. One common injury suffered by accident victims is a labral tear. A labral tear occurs in the shoulder and often occurs in conjunction with other injuries to the shoulder. If you have suffered a labral tear shoulder injury, you may be owed compensation for any resulting losses. To obtain damages for your injury, it is important that you file a personal injury claim in order to reach a labral tear shoulder settlement. 

The legal team at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers has over 45 years of experience and offers award-winning representation to victims who have suffered a labral tear shoulder injury due to another party’s negligence. We believe that no one should have to go through the personal injury claims process alone. That is why we provide our clients with the passionate representation and strategic insights needed to pursue fair compensation in a labral tear shoulder settlement. To request a free consultation with a Massachusetts labral tear injury attorney, call 617-391-9001 or fill out our contact form

What Are the Types of Labral Tear Shoulder Injuries?

Following an accident, an injury to the shoulder can be highly painful and will require immediate emergency medical care to heal. One of the more common shoulder injuries to occur in the shoulder region is a labral tear. 

The labrum stabilizes the joint of the shoulder and the shallow opening of the shoulder where the labrum is located is called the glenoid. Shoulder labrum tears can happen anywhere around the glenoid socket and cause severe pain. There are three types of labral tears you should be aware of. Those injuries are as follows:

  • Lesion Tear: Superior Labrum tears can occur when the tear is above the middle of the glenoid. 
  • Bankart Tear: This injury occurs when there is damage to the lower half of the glenoid socket.
  • Posterior Labrum Tear: This type of labral tear is rare and occurs when the injury is to the back of the shoulder joint.

Labral tear shoulder injuries are highly painful. The symptoms for these injuries can include decreased range of motion, loss of strength, pain while doing daily activities, shoulder instability, and feelings of catching, locking, popping, or grinding. If you believe you have suffered a labral tear shoulder injury, contact one of our personal injury lawyers to get help pursuing a fair settlement. 

How Much Can You Collect From a Labral Tear Shoulder Settlement?

After you have been in an accident that has left you with a labral tear shoulder injury, you have the legal right to pursue compensation by filing a personal injury claim. In Massachusetts, accident victims have up to three years to file a claim per the state’s statute of limitations. When filing your claim, you may be wondering how much you can expect to collect from your labral tear shoulder settlement. 

The truth is that there is no set amount you should expect to collect from your claim. Instead, there are various factors that may contribute to how much you can expect to receive for your labral tear shoulder settlement. Those factors are as follows:

  • Medical Expenses: After suffering a labral shoulder tear due to another party’s negligence, you may require extensive medical care which can be costly. You should not have to pay your medical bills on your own. Instead you should be compensated for the costs necessary for you to recover from your injury. 
  • Lost Wages: If your injury has prevented you from being able to do your job, you should be compensated for all present and future wages lost. 
  • Pain and Suffering: Victims of labral tear shoulder injuries should be compensated for the pain and suffering they have endured. 

If you are not sure what damages you may be eligible to collect, one of our labral tear shoulder injury lawyers may be able to help by going over the details of your unique case. Our lawyers have experience dealing with the aggressive tactics of the insurance providers and will negotiate a fair settlement amount for your case to ensure you get the justice you deserve. 

Our Massachusetts Labral Tear Injury Lawyers at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers

J. Tucker Merrigan is a co-managing partner of Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers and has worked with the firm for over a decade. He has been recognized for his work helping clients in Massachusetts and has been awarded several honors like the Top 40 Under 40 for National Trial Lawyers;  2018-2021 Rising Star by Super Lawyers, 2023 Best Lawyers in America for Medical Malpractice, and more. Co-managing partner, Peter M. Merrigan, has been recognized for his work assisting his clients pursue justice for their losses: 2018 Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers; 2018 Rising Star, Super Lawyers; 2019-2021 Massachusetts Super Lawyer, and more. 

We have over 45 years of experience and a number of lawyers on our team so that your case can get the attention that it deserves. We have your best interest in mind and are prepared to fight till the end for your rightful compensation.

Get Help From a Massachusetts Labral Tear Injury Lawyer

At Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers, our legal team has more than 100 years of combined experience helping our clients who have suffered a labral tear shoulder injury. Our knowledgeable team of Massachusetts labral tear injury attorneys will fight for the damages you deserve and get you the fair settlement amount for your case. 

To schedule a free consultation with one of our personal injury lawyers, give us a call at 617-391-9001 or fill out our contact form