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Charlotte Complex Orthopedic Claims Attorneys Helping You Heal After an Accident
All injuries suffered in accidents should be treated immediately before they worsen, including orthopedic injuries. Because orthopedic injuries can result from virtually any kind of accident, they’re relatively common, and some are temporary.
However, many orthopedic injuries can impact the way people live their lives and, if permanent, may force people to have to quit their jobs and seek expensive medical care. Individuals with orthopedic injuries need to consider their futures and should be prepared with everything they need to adjust to a new way of life. Our Charlotte complex orthopedic claims attorneys are devoted to getting our clients the financial coverage they deserve after an accident caused by negligence.
Ramsay Law Firm, P.A. has helped countless individuals who have been wrongly harmed as a result of another party’s carelessness and can pursue justice on your behalf. During your darkest moments, you can rely on us to go after the results you want and need.
Contact our team online or by phone at (704) 376-1616 to schedule your free consultation in English or Spanish. With nearly 15 years of experience as a firm, we can be trusted to handle your case with care.
What is an Orthopedic Injury, North Carolina?
Orthopedic injuries include any injury that affects the skeleton and its structures, from tendons and ligaments to nerves and muscles. Often caused by an accident or repeated trauma, damage can range depending on the nature of the accident and result in anything from a minor muscle strain to a serious degenerative joint condition.
Because humans rely on our joints and muscles to perform daily tasks and functions, any long-lasting or permanent injury can have a detrimental effect on one’s life and require adaptation and costly treatment. Orthopedic injuries can be challenging to diagnose and treat, and those who are injured are often referred to a medical specialist in orthopedics to address their unique injuries.
Common Orthopedic Injuries in North Carolina
Orthopedic injuries can result from a wide range of accidents, though they’re most often seen after a motor vehicle accident involving a car, bus, motorcycle, or truck. Additionally, individuals can be injured in a slip and fall accident on wet surfaces, in a bicycle accident, and more. Apart from a single incident, orthopedic injuries can also develop over time as a result of repeated movements, such as by heavy lifting.
Common orthopedic injuries that can result after trauma include:
- Fractures: These injuries can take weeks to heal and can hinder your mobility. Often acquired after a sudden impact in a car accident, they can sometimes require surgery and result in permanent disability or impairment.
- Sprains and strains: Sprains and strains occur after hyper-extending muscles, and though they tend to heal and are temporary, they can often put you out of work for a few days or weeks.
- Joint damage and nerve pressure: Pain in your joints can limit your mobility and often occur as a result of repetitive motions. Some common injuries include tendonitis and carpal tunnel syndrome. Injured individuals may need surgery or laser therapy to reduce inflammation.
- Spinal damage: One of the most serious orthopedic injuries, a motor vehicle accident can cause damage to your back or spinal cord, either resulting in severe chronic pain or causing paralysis.
Orthopedic injuries are also associated with joint issues like arthritis. Arthritis can be painful and require extensive surgery and physical therapy, both of which can cost thousands of dollars over time.
Some of the most common causes of personal injury include, but are not limited to:
- Workplace Accidents
- On-the-Job Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Construction Accidents
- Factory, Warehouse, and Manufacturing Accidents
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Wrongful Death
- Complex Orthopedic Claims
Get started on your case today by calling our Charlotte orthopedic claims attorney at (704) 376-1616 so we can learn more about your unique accident and injuries. We can help you reclaim your life and move on.