Ohio Catastrophic Injury and Product Liability Attorney
Orthopedic injuries are among the most common injuries in vehicle accidents and other types of accidents and are a leading cause of mortality, morbidity, hospitalization, and economic burden. Most orthopedic trauma injuries are preventable and are due to carelessness and negligence. Men between 24-44 from rural areas are at the highest risk of injury. Falls and motorcycle accidents are the most common causes of injury.
Orthopedic trauma involves damage to the musculoskeletal system that includes fractures and injuries to the soft tissues. Bones, tendons, joints, and muscles are designed to work together as a system. Injury to a part of the system can disrupt the function of that aspect of the body.
Joe Lyon is a highly rated Ohio Catastrophic Injury and product liability lawyer accepting orthopedic trauma cases nationwide. Mr. Lyon is well versed in the science and medicine underlying orthopedic trauma lawsuits.
Accepting cases on contingency fees, Mr. Lyon works with design engineers, biomechanical engineers, accident reconstructionists, human factor, and treating physicians to investigate and determine the root cause of the accident. Mr. Lyon is a passionate advocate with success in a variety of orthopedic trauma cases.
Each year one in four children suffer an injury that requires orthopedic medical attention. There are significant mechanical and physiological differences between the bone structure of adults and children and the types of common fractures are different as a result.
For example, the periosteum of a child’s bone is thicker leading to less open fracture. Moreover, a child’s long bones are less dense and more porous leading to more bowing and flexibility and less tendency to fracture when subjected to stress. The most common types of orthopedic injuries suffered by children include:
The settlement value will depend on a number of variables. No personal injury is exactly the same and each case will require an evaluation of the following variables. As the evidence is developed, some aspects may become stronger and some weaker, and the case must be evaluated each step of the way.
The following a list of variables that must be considered in every orthopedic trauma case:
If you have questions about the root cause of an orthopedic trauma injury or the available legal remedies that may be available to improve the quality of life or medical care, please call The Lyon Firm (800) 513-2403. You will speak directly with Joe Lyon, and he will help you answer those important questions.