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When you are in an accident, the aftermath can result in serious injuries. One of the challenging aspects of becoming injured in an accident is that these injuries take time to heal and often require adjusting your normal daily schedule in order to rest and care for yourself. Broken bones are one of the more common injuries that people experience after many different types of accidents, and in some cases, a broken bone might require surgery. 

Possible Effects of Broken Bone Surgery 

In the event of an accident, it is always advisable to see a medical professional, even if you do not initially believe that your injuries are all that serious. With the case of a broken bone, most people experience extreme pain that signifies that there is something wrong. A doctor can provide a thorough exam and assess the extent of your injury. Sometimes, your doctor might know right away that your broken bones require surgery. Other times, your doctor might treat your broken bone without surgery, but with the intention of checking in a few days to a week to see if the injury has worsened, indicating that surgery is the right option.

Some of the impacts of a broken bone that needs to be operated on include but are not limited to:

  • Surgical complications – In some situations, complications might arise after the surgery takes place. This could delay the healing process and require additional treatments.
  • Extensive recovery time – A broken bone requires time to heal, meaning that while you are recovering, you might not be able to carry on the job that you had or live the life that you were used to due to your injury. 
  • Expensive medical bills – Both inpatient hospital bills and outpatient treatment can quickly start to add up and become expensive, which can add stress to an already challenging situation. 
  • Ongoing physical therapy – Typically, patients who have had surgery to fix a broken bone are advised to attend physical therapy to help regain mobility and strength as they are healing. 
  • Potential ongoing pain and suffering – Unfortunately, some people who have had surgery to fix broken bones experience chronic pain that they must live with throughout their life. 

Speak with an Experienced Personal Injury in Chicago Lawyer Right Away

If you have been in an accident that resulted in a broken bone that required surgery, and you have reason to believe that another party was liable for your injuries, it is advisable to speak with a skilled personal injury attorney as soon as possible. Recovering from this type of injury can be frustrating, painful, and expensive, and for this reason, it makes sense to learn about your legal rights to just compensation. At Malman Law, we are dedicated to helping our client recovery compensation in the event of an accident. Call us today at (312) 629-0099 to schedule a free initial consultation. You can also contact us online. We are here and ready to help, so call today!  

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  • As the founder of Steven J. Malman and Associates, P.C., Attorney Steven Malman has 21 years of experience handling personal injury, nursing home, medical malpractice, premises liability, construction and workers’ compensation cases. Mr. Malman is one of Chicago’s leading authorities on personal injury law and has taken a special interest in defending the elderly from neglect and abuse. He has personally handled over 10,000 cases successfully, and collected hundreds of millions dollars for his clients.

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