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SLAP Tear – Average Case Value – Slip and Fall / Car Accident Lawsuit Attorney

What Is a SLAP Tear?

The SLAP or Superior Labrum Anterior Posterior shoulder injury is a tissue tear of the shoulder area. It is a painful injury, that can affect how the person uses his arm into the future. There are differing types of injuries to the shoulder indicative of this injury, and it will determine the extent of the injury. The levels of a SLAP tear include:

  1. Type I SLAP Tear – a frayed edge of the labrum with the glenoid remaining intact.
  2. Type II SLAP Tear – acute tearing with the long head of the biceps (LHBT) tendons torn.
  3. Type III SLAP Tear – the bucket-handle pattern, with the LHBT unaffected.
  4. Type IV SLAP Tear – anterior shoulder instability and anterior labral tears.
  5. Type V SLAP Tear – Type II as well as anterior shoulder instability.
  6. Type VI SLAP Tear – Large superior labral flaps without detachment of LHBT.
  7. Type VII SLAP Tear – Type II SLAP tear with middle and inferior compromise and instability.
  8. Type VIII SLAP Tear – Type II SLAP with cartilage injury next to the bicipital footplate.

Surgical Procedures Intervention for SLAP Injuries

If you are injured with a SLAP injury, you may need additional surgical interventions. Your surgical treatment will work to help repair your tendons and shoulder injuries. You will need rehabilitation after your surgical repair of a SLAP lesion, and may require upwards of 12-25 weeks to heal. People with this injury are often left with a permanent disability and an inability to return to work full time.

Common Problems Felt with a SLAP Tear Injury

If you have had a SLAP tear injury of the shoulder after a car accident, your shoulder will be in pain for a long time. You may experience:

  • Deep shoulder pain
  • Popping
  • Locking
  • Catching of the shoulder with movement
  • Jerking force
  • Sudden pain
  • Shoulder instability
  • Anterior shoulder pain
  • Pain with overhead activities
  • Pain radiating down the anterior arm
  • Clicking
  • Pain at night
  • Pain at rest
  • Audible popping
  • Physical labor limitations

If you have suffered a SLAP tear as the result of an accident, you need a lawyer who is ready and willing to work with you right now. You will get prioritized treatment when you call our office and talk to our legal team about your case.

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A SLAP Tear Can Lead to a Disability, with Long Treatment Outcomes

If you have had an accident that led to a SLAP tear, you may have a long road to recovery afterwards. This is because there can be issues related to the SLAP lesion, that will restrict your range of motion and rotation in your shoulder or other affected areas of the body. You can have issues with the following movements after a SLAP tear, namely:

  • Shoulder abduction
  • End-range external rotation
  • Tensile strength
  • Eccentric or torsional forces
  • Biceps-labral complex issues
  • Pain in the posterior-superior or anterior-superior glenohumeral joint
  • Posterior shoulder tightness
  • Popping or clicking in shoulder joints
  • Compression-rotation issues
  • Full-thickness rotator cuff tears
  • Acromioclavicular joint injuries
  • Humeral head fractures
  • Bankart lesions

Your healthcare provider or physical therapist may recommend exercises, pharmaceuticals, medications, at home exercises or other therapies to reduce the pain and inflammation associated with your disabled shoulder. You will need to have continued rehabilitation to review the deficits in the shoulder internal rotation, the total arc of motion, and the total measured horizontal-adduction range of motion. You will have long range issues or even a disability for the long-term in most cases. The disability may be devastating, regarding your periscapular and glenohumeral muscle strength. There may be issues with endurance, and your forward diagnosis of neuromuscular control as well.

These are all serious injuries that take a long time to heal. As you are healing, it is the best idea to start a lawsuit on the merits. You can be in the best situation legally, if you call our law office to talk to an attorney who can answer all of your questions. You can call us at the DTLA Law Group to get with an attorney who is able to answer all of your questions about your SLAP tear injury claim.

Help, I Have a SLAP Tear from a Car Accident, What Do I Do Next?”

If you find yourself in this predicament, you need to call our law office right away. We are here at the DTLA Law Group, and we are ready to manage and win our case for you on this type of claim. You need to start your lawsuit to get back the compensation that you deserve in this case.

Imagine that your medical bills based on this accident are going to start coming in fast and furious. You are not going to want these medical bills to go to collections while you wait to deal with this claim on your own. That can ruin your credit and have a dismal outcome. Instead, just give our law office a call, and be connected with a lawyer with experience in this type of claim for a SLAP tear after an accident. You need the help of our law office, to get the benefit of an attorney with expertise in these areas of the law.

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You can have a free second opinion in this case, it is very easy to get one. Just call us at DTLA Law Group, and we will talk to you privately about your case. It is not too late to give us a call. When you call us, you will find that we have attorneys who specialize in SLAP tear injuries after a car accident or a slip and fall accident.

Don’t you want to be aligned with a lawyer with a firm specialty in this type of case? In our law office, the lawyers who can help with your claim are ready, willing and able to go over the finer details of your SLAP tear injuries with you. Your best-case scenario, is to work with attorneys who are clearly capable of managing and settling out your case. Just call us for an experienced attorney in Los Angeles with the actual experience you need for winning this type of case for a SLAP tear injury.

Can I Sue, In This Type of Loss for a SLAP Tear?

Yes, we can sue, and we will make your case our first and most important priority. You only need to call our Los Angeles case lawyers, who can file a lawsuit on your behalf for this claim. Additionally, we are here for you to give you peace of mind, and we can get you the compensation that you expect from this type of claim for a SLAP tear injury. Just call our case attorneys in Los Angeles, who can sue the wrongdoers in this type of case.

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Sometimes you just need a helping hand to manage and settle out your case. If you have a SLAP tear injury after an accident, you can call us for a confidential free consultation today.

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