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Motor vehicle collisions, slip and falls, and construction accidents can all cause broken bones. Fractures occur when the force of impact against the body is stronger than the bone can withstand. There are many different types of fractures, and treatment will depend on the type, location, and alignment of the fracture.
If you have been injured due to the actions of another person, you have the right to file a personal injury claim for compensation. The process you go through will depend on the nature and extent of your injuries, the type of claim you have, and the specifics of your individual case.
Peripheral nerve injury can cause pain, weakness, and numbness, usually in the hands or feet. It affects nerves in the body lying outside of the brain and spinal cord. These nerves are responsible for movement and sensation, as well as function of the glands and organs.
Structurally, our skeletons define us in a way that is both good and bad. Childbirth is harder with narrow, upright hips, but being able to use our arms has essentially allowed us to develop civilization. Bones are the body’s framework, joints and connective tissue hold them in place, and muscles allow the parts to move.
Orthopedic injuries are trauma or systemic damage, whether through disease or genetics, that affect this frame: bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscle. A broken bone may not seem that bad, but it can be terrible for you in the wrong situation. Untreated fractures and open wounds can lead to infection, compartment syndrome, and worse.
In short, these are serious injuries, and they need to be taken seriously. Especially by the people whose negligent actions caused them.
If you have been injured and believe someone else is to blame, you may wonder whether you have a personal injury case.
Your civil claim, to be successful, must have several elements. Colorado law makes it possible to seek compensation for accident-related expenses, but if you are partially responsible for what occurred, resolving your case can be more complicated – which is why you need a strong attorney on your side.
The growing popularity of electric scooters is not surprising. These vehicles offer a sustainable mode of transportation that is convenient and affordable. At this point, they are not allowed on the city streets of Fort Collins, but times are about to change.
At Tenge Law Firm, LLC, clients often ask us “What kind of personal injuries do you handle?” The short answer is, “all of them,” but we recognize that’s not necessarily helpful for people seeking advice about how to recover compensation after an unexpected injury turns their lives upside down. Below, we outline the broad categories of personal injury our clients often contend with after an accident.
Experienced Accident Injury Law Firm in Colorado
At the Tenge Law Firm, LLC, we understand how life-altering a traumatic accident can be. Injuries leave victims in pain and upend their lives, often making it impossible for them to return to work. Add in emotional distress, and a reduced quality of life, and personal injury victims suffer from enormous economic and non-economic losses.
Recovering from an injury can be a painstaking process especially for people who are very active day in and day out. What’s really bad about it is the amount of time that you have spend not being able to do what you’re used to until you fully recover.
Updated on May 23, 2019.
How can the suffering that you experience from an injury ever truly be quantified? How can a dollar amount ever be set for the pain that you have gone through? These are the questions that injured parties, insurance companies, and attorneys must struggle with when trying to ascertain how much you deserve to get paid.
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