Serious ankle fractures and other Injuries to a persons bones, joints and supporting structures like muscles, cartilage, ligaments and tendons often result from trauma sustained in car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and slip and fall accidents and pedestrian accidents. Trimalleolar fractures are one of the most serious ankle fractures. Recovery from a trimalleolar ankle fracture may be difficult. A trimalleolar fracture may also be complicated by infection, nerve or blood vessel damage, and arthritis.
Often, serious orthopaedic injuries require surgery, which may include open reduction with internal fixation of plates, screws or other hardware. Ankle fractures are serious and may have life-long consequences. Significant ankle injuries can adversely impact on the ability to earn an income, participate in home maintenance, and engage in leisure activities.
If you or a loved one sustained a trimalleolar fracture of other serious injury to your bones as a resulf of a slip and fall, car accident or pedestrian accident, contact a dedicated personal injury lawyer for a complimentary consultation.
Personal Injury Lawyer for Fractures and Orthopedic Injuries in Newmarket, Aurora, Vaughan, Woodbridge, Richmond Hill, Markham, Stouffville, King City
Fractures and orthopedic injuries may result from car accidents, slip and fall accidents and other types of accidents. Fractured bones can be quite serious, and often require surgery and insertion of hardware, such as plates and screws. Although we are fortunate to have excellent physicians and facilities in the Greater Toronto Area, such as the Southlake Fracture Clinic, the road to recovery may still be difficult. Following the initial orthopaedic surgery, the injured person often has a long road to recovery, inlcuding frequent visits to the fracture clinic, along with extensive rehabilitation and therapy. A serious fracture, particularly when a joint is impacted, such as the shoulder, hip, ankle or knee can have life long consequences. In addition to the therapy and pain management that may be needed for life, these injuries may lead to arthritis, which further reduces function as the person ages. A persons income earning ability, as well as their home care and leisure may be severely compromised.
If you or a loved one has suffered a serious fracture inury, speak with an Ontario personal injury lawyer. A personal injury lawyer can assist you in navigating the complex legal and insurance issues so that you can focus on your health. For a complimentary consultation contact lawyer, Andrew Iacobelli. If your injury prevents you from being able to travel, Andrew Iacobelli will accomodate a meeting at a location convenient for you, including your home or hospital.