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Suffering from a Bone Fracture in Atlanta?
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When you think about the various types of catastrophic injuries, bone fractures are not usually at the top of the list. However, fractures are serious injuries that can have long-term health effects. In fact, they can be life-threatening. If you have suffered complications due to a broken bone, you may be entitled to compensation.
Our team has been serving the local community since 1977. In that time, we have helped thousands of injured victims and won millions of dollars in compensation. If you are ready to find out how Kaufman Law, P.C. can assist you, please contact our office today for a free initial consultation. We're available to take your call 24/7.
What Are the Most Common Causes of Broken Bones?
At Kaufman Law, P.C., we handle a wide range of personal injury cases—including those involving broken bones. Common causes of bone fractures include:
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Complications Caused By Serious Bone Fractures
- Infection: Infection can occur within the bone itself (osteomyelitis), the joint area, or the soft tissues surrounding the bone. Infections can vary in intensity, but can prove to be life-threatening if not properly treated. Bone fractures that move out of proper healing alignment are at increased risk of infection.
- Blood loss: Bone fractures can also result in extreme blood loss. In the case of a compound fracture—severe bone breakage that tears through the skin—blood loss can be a very real threat to life. Internal bleeding can also occur as a result of fractures that disturb the soft tissue and ligaments surrounding the bone.
- Fat embolism: A fat embolism is a rare, but serious complication that occurs in long bone fractures such as the tibia or femur. After a fracture, bone marrow releases fat into the veins. The fat can lodge either in the lungs, causing blood flow obstruction, or in the arteries, causing central nervous system problems.
Kaufman Law, P.C. Is Ready to Help – Call (678) 712-1115
If you or a loved one has experienced a serious bone fracture due to the carelessness or negligence of another party, place your trust in a legal team that will put your needs first. Contact an Atlanta personal injury lawyer at Kaufman Law, P.C. for assistance. We help accident victims obtain compensation for their injuries.
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