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I suffered a tibial plateau fracture in a motorcycle accident that wasn’t my fault. How do I know what a good settlement will look like?

 

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Any type of tibia fracture is serious, as the break in the bone can affect the leg’s stability, range of motion, and the knee joint. The tibial plateau is located on the upper portion of the tibia and is critical in weight-bearing. When a tibial plateau injury occurs, other injuries may also occur including knee injuries, soft tissue injuries, nerve injuries, and ligament injuries. Because of the risk for significant injuries, tibia fractures are considered serious and should result in a significant financial recovery.

Unfortunately, insurance companies will attempt to offer a low settlement offer to try and get away with paying the minimum payout for your medical bills. However, you may be entitled to compensation for all of your medical expenses, physical therapy, pain and suffering, lost income, and more. For this reason, a professional Sarasota accident attorney should be hired to represent you and obtain the maximum compensation. A knowledgeable lawyer will review your accident report, medical records, and change in lifestyle and income to determine what a fair settlement offer looks like.

If you would like to talk more about your specific case, learn more about the legal process, find out what your case is worth, and get answers to more of your questions, please call the Mallard Law Firm to speak with a Sarasota motorcycle injury lawyer today at 888-409-3805 and receive a free consultation. Do not try and settle your tibia fracture case on your own, as you may not get the most compensation that is possible.


Damian Mallard, Esq.
Board Certified Sarasota Personal Injury Attorney