Compression fractures of the vertebral body of the spine is a common injury associated with trauma resulting from accidents. Compression fractures take place when undue pressure is exerted on the spine resulting from a forward flexion of the spine. In such instances severe pressure is transmitted the T12 or Thoracic 12th Vertebra and the L1 the fist lumbar Vertebra of the spinal column
resulting in a compression or thinning of the spine. Intense forward movement of the spine can take place in numerous instances including Medical Malpractice, Slip and Fall Accidents, Negligent Care of the Elderly, Assault and Battery as well as other acts of violence, Sport related injuries, Traffic Accidents, including Car, Truck and Motorcycle collisions.
To learn more about your right to filling a personal injury claim for compensation for your injuries contact
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Long Term complications and disabilities resulting from Vertebral Compression Fractures
: There are numerous long term consequences to the health and well being of victims of auto accidents who suffer a compound fracture injury. Some of the most common consequences are as follows
- Severe permanent back pain
- Hip and Joint pain
- Height Loss
- Acid Reflux disorder
- Chronis respiratory ailments including shortness of breath
- Mental Trauma including depression anxiety and post traumatic stress
- Protruding abdomen
- Paralysis including paraplegia and quadriplegia
- Urinary incontinence and inability to control bowl movements
Such complications can result in an individual’s inability to perform daily tasks or work in his or her profession. Such individuals need to be compensated for such losses including adequate financial recovery for home and nursing care when needed.
Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit
If you of a loved one have suffered serious injuries due to the negligent or intentional conduct of another individual contact our Law Firm. Victims of personal injury have the right to compensation for all their losses including
- All medical and future healthcare and living care costs
- All lost wages and loss of future income
- Pain and Suffering including Mental Stress
- Punitive Damages
Our legal representatives will help you receive the compensation you are entitled you and protect your legal rights in the court of law. To contact our offices call (888) 649-7166