If you or a family member sustained a clavicle fracture in an accident caused by another’s negligence, Montlick Injury Attorneys is ready to explain what legal rights you may have and the steps necessary to protect those valuable legal rights.
The collarbone or “clavicle“ is a V-shaped bone that connects the sternum to the shoulders. A broken clavicle is typically caused by direct impact forces on the bone structure. There are three types of collarbone fractures.
The most common way that a person breaks their collarbone is when they fall on their shoulder or arm. However, these types of injuries also occur during motor vehicle accidents and pedestrian collisions. The following are just a few of the types of accidents that can lead to catastrophic injuries, including clavicle fractures.
Bicycle Accidents – bicycle accidents often cause call or bone fractures because the cyclist is usually thrown off of their bicycle during a collision. Also, many cyclists who collide with motor vehicles are thrown onto the vehicle with such force that they sustain severely broken bones, including clavicle fractures.
Motorcycle Accidents – When a motorcyclist is thrown off of their motorcycle due to an accident, the motorcyclist will often sustain head and shoulder injuries.
Motor Vehicle Accidents – When somebody is involved in an accident, their body could sustain injury caused by an airbag deployment or by striking the steering wheel.
Slip and Fall Accidents - When somebody slips and falls, they often will sustain hip, head, arm, and shoulder injuries as they land on a hard surface.
A broken collarbone is a very painful and serious injury that requires emergency medical treatment. When somebody sustains a serious injury where there is bleeding, serious bruising, significant pain, or tissue damage, the treating physician will likely order a set of x-rays of the injury. These x-rays will help the treating physician to diagnose the injury. Should the collarbone injury involve a fracture, there are three main treatments to mend the bone:
A broken collarbone typically heals within two months in children. In adults, A broken collarbone can take as long as four months to heal.
Did you or a member of your family sustain a clavicle fracture in an accident? If you or a loved one were harmed in an accident caused by the negligent actions of another, you may be qualified to file a fractured clavicle lawsuit and pursue significant monetary compensation.
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