Broken or fracture nose is one of the more common injuries resulting from an auto collision
. A broken nose is regarded as a serious injury requiring extensive treatment, recuperation and post accident surgical intervention way of revision Rhinoplasty. Fractured noses can take place while a passenger is riding on a bus or a taxi cab, a bicyclist or pedestrian being struck by a motorized vehicle.
How do I know If I have a broken nose – Signs and Symptoms of Fractured Nose:
Usually there are noticeable sign and symptoms of a broken nose. Some of the most common are as follows
- Severe bleeding from the nose
- Swelling of the nose
- Release of mucus from the nose
- Severe headaches
- Misshapen or crooked nose
- Bruising under the eyes
- Difficulty Breathing
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms contact a trained medical profession and seek treatment as soon as possible.
Cost of Treatment for a broken nose
: In most instances victims of broken noses caused by an accident will require nasal reconstructive surgery (also referred to a rhinoplasty). The cost for undergoing nasal surgery will depend on several factors including the severity of the injury, which plastic surgeon you decide to go to, and whether there are any other procedure which need to be conducted during the surgery such as skin grafting. The average estimated cost of post accident revision rhinoplasty ranges between $8,000 and up to $50,000 in some instances.
Compensation for you injuries
: Victims of Auto Accidents are able to receive monetary compensation for all their injuries and financial losses including
- All hospitalization and medical costs including plastic surgery for facial reconstruction
- Pain and Suffering including emotional distress and PTSD
- Loss of income and future lost wages
- Punitive Damages – where possible
For more information regarding your legal rights contact our personal injury law firm
. All consultations are completely free of charge. (888) 649-7166