Accidents that result in a direct blow to the shoulder can cause serious shoulder injuries, including rotator cuff tears, torn ligaments, and fractures, among other injuries. While some shoulder injuries are relatively minor and involve only bruises and contusions, there can be more serious injuries that require extensive medical care, physical therapy, and surgery in order to heal correctly. A shoulder injury may also involve other complications, including nerve damage and chronic pain.
If you are experiencing pain in your shoulder after an accident, immediately ask yourself these questions:
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you should consult an orthopedic surgeon immediately for help in determining the severity of the problem. Possible serious shoulder injuries may include:
If you have suffered any of these types of shoulder injuries as a result of someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation and should consult with an experienced personal injury attorney immediately.
You need to feel confident in selecting an attorney who is right for you. We will speak with you, listen to your concerns, and relieve some of the uncertainty and stress you are under. Our free consultation is an opportunity for you to discuss your case with us and obtain reliable information and advice. We will inform you of your rights and advise you on what is the best course of action relative to your claim, even if you decide to not retain our services. It is important that you contact an attorney as soon as possible to prevent evidence from being lost, witnesses disappearing, and deadlines for filing lawsuits expiring. Contact us today, so we can answer your questions.