Compensation When Someone's Negligence Caused Your Bone Injury

If you've been in an accident or have been harmed by another person's negligence or recklessness and have experienced a bone fracture or a similar injury, you can turn to the experienced personal injury lawyers at Pfaff, Gill & Ports, Ltd. Our injury lawyers provide aggressive representation for injured victims and their families throughout Chicago, Illinois.

We believe in building relationships with our clients and are dedicated to putting their needs first. If you think you may have a personal injury claim for a catastrophic injury you have sustained and would like to speak with a qualified attorney about your circumstances, contact our offices today.

Types Of Bone Fractures

There are different types of bone fractures that can occur from motor vehicle accidents, falls from high buildings, physical assault, construction accidents, sports accidents or other reasons. Some of the different types of bone fractures include:

  • Open fracture, which refers to a fracture in which the bone is exposed
  • Closed fracture, which refers to a fractured bone that has not poked through the skin
  • Simple fracture, which refers to a fracture that splits the bone into two pieces
  • Multi-fragment fracture, which refers to fractures that cause the bone to split into several pieces
  • Compression fracture, which refers to a situation in which two bones collide with each other; this type of fracture is closed
  • Avulsion fractures, which refers to a type of closed fracture in which a piece of bone breaks off
  • Impacted fracture, which refers to a type of closed fracture in which pressure causes a bone to fragment
  • Complete fracture defines an injury in which segments of the bone separate completely
  • Incomplete fracture defines a situation when the broken segments of the bone are still joined
  • Oblique fracture is the term used to describe a diagonal break in a bone
  • Spiral fracture is the term used to define a break in which part of the bone is twisted

Have You Suffered A Bone Fracture?

If you've suffered a bone fracture as a result of another person's wrongdoing, you should consider talking to a personal injury lawyer to find out if you qualify to seek compensation for your losses. The Chicago personal injury lawyers at Pfaff, Gill & Ports, Ltd., are available to take on new cases involving bone fractures and other injuries. For more information, contact a bone fracture lawyer today.