The ankle can be one of the most sensitive parts of the body. Often, ankle injuries can be among the most numerous. When dealing with such a situation, you want to make sure that you have all of the resources you can at your disposal and that you can continue with the standard functions of your life.
Causes are often less than spectacular. One of the lesser-known but still not uncommon causes of such injuries can be the type of footwear a person wears. There are cases in which the ankle could have been severely hurt from negligence.
These include events such as:
An ankle injury can be among the most debilitating of these avoidable injuries and can take place in many ways:
What About Ankle Compound Fractures?
An ankle compound fracture could completely disrupt your daily life. It could leave you unable to get to and from work, go to visit the family, or just to carry out day to day activities. In some cases, a severe enough injury can leave you permanently disabled. These go beyond just the physical wounds, as well.
Not being able to travel as you should lead to severe emotional trauma and even depression. Even if your ankle heals superficially, you could be facing years of physical therapy or arthritis.
Our lead attorney, Michael Ehline has the empathy and experience to make sure that you are taken care of. Ehline is the victim of a severe ankle injury himself and is a disabled veteran.
He has had to face the devastation of such a difficult time: mounting hospital bills, collection agencies, and credit problems that could compound such a situation. We know that you were struggling.
Also, we are experts in dealing with ankle and amputation issues and want to be your partner. If you would like a free consultation, call us at (213) 596-9642. Let us help you as we have done for many of our clients.
The experienced broken foot injury lawyers at Ehline Law Firm will be there every step of the way for you. Their personal, hands-on approach applies no matter what the situation. Whether you face a broken foot, rolled ankle, sprained ankle, or fracture, we can help.
Also, our track record shows our clients have become justly compensated. Our aggressive efforts have gotten our partners millions in payouts, and we want to offer you the same.
In some cases, users of specialized equipment can face injury. Sometimes these apparatuses are not adequately maintained. So that alone may lead to errors.
Exercise equipment, work, or workout shoes have all been cited as the cause of:
Even specialized shoes, such as Sketchers toning shoes can cause issues. In fact, these specially designed shoes were meant to be used for running and walking. But because these shoes create an uneven surface due to the design of the bottom of the sole, problems have been reported.
Soles are typically round and curving up at the heel and the toe. This makes it harder to walk. And this remains especially true when doing something strenuous like climbing a flight of stairs.
Reports are circulating that this has resulted in:
Losing your ability to get around can be one of the most difficult things to deal with. You live your life to be ambulatory, and any error that causes you to lose that can be devastating. The average person walks between 900 to 1,000 miles per year.
An injury to the feet or:
Can irreparably harm and adversely affect a person’s life. Even injuries that are not as noticeable can have its toll. Injuries such as broken toes and strained muscles can cause severe damage to mobility.
A rolled ankle can become:
So this remains a serious issue. In other words, if you are due compensation, make sure that you have only the most trusted partner in your fight. As always, injury victims deserve justice.
When an ankle breaks, it is possible for the bones to break in one or more parts. Ankle joints connect the two bones where your calf muscles and top of your foot, and join the lower portion of the thigh and leg areas. This area is called the tibia and fibular.
What Ankles Parts are Negatively Affected When you Snap or Sprain an Ankle?
Types of fractures include:
Perhaps you feel something in your ankle or lower leg that just feels like a bruise. Sometimes the injured area hurts to the touch, or starts to turn black and blue and swells. It may be impossible to stand or balance on the injured area, severely impacting your mobility.
Walking without an ambulatory assisting device, like a cane or walker can be severely inhibited. As you visit a doctor to find out what might be wrong, the answer may be shocking.
It could be a tear or a bad sprain. Sprains can get somber. In fact, they could put people out of work. In fact, your body could be coping with “reactionary pain.”
If your pain does not go away, it may not just be a minor injury. It could be something that carries with you for a long time. If the pain does not go away and you still face yourself being unable to walk or balance, you need to know your options. It could require significant and potentially expensive medical care.
Recovery from such an event can be a difficult and long process.
The bone separation patterns and overall condition of the broken and damaged area will be very informative to a doctor who needs to determine a medically necessary course of action.
The images of your ankle may be calling out for surgery. If you need an operation, it is typical to align bones. So titanium screws align bones together.
In seniors, a broken ankle can mean an early end to simple walks in the park and can mean a permanent disability. This is a serious injury and requires effective legal advocates who understand the great difficulty that often comes with a lifelong disability.
Let us help you collect medical expenses, money for surgery, rehab, prescription meds and sessions with your doctor. Also, getting lost wages is part of what we do. So this means we go after past, present, or future, pain, and suffering. Also, we seek out money for other related harm. As a matter of fact, we have the experience and determination to collect from whoever caused this situation.
Contact us today for a free legal consultation from a broken ankle and foot injury attorney now at (213) 596-9642. Ehline Law Firm Los Angeles personal injury attorneys are waiting for your call.