Houston Bone Fracture Lawyer

Houston Bone Fracture Injury from a Car Accident
Bone fracture injuries are among the most common accident-related injury that people in the Houston area suffer. They are also one of the leading reasons for hospitalization in Texas. Broken bones frequently lead to considerable medical expenses, pain and suffering, loss of earnings, and loss of mobility and quality of life. You may also be unfortunate enough to suffer longer-lasting complications due to slow or poor healing. Whether your accident occurs on the road, on a sports field, at an oil refinery or at someone’s home, if it was due to the negligence or recklessness of another party, you may be entitled to compensation. As experienced bone fracture injury lawyers, DeHoyos Law can help you or a family member claim the compensation you deserve for your injuries so that you can move on with your life.

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What are Common Types of Bone Fracture Injuries?

An accident can cause violent trauma to the human skeletal system, resulting in bone fractures. Bones can break anywhere in the body and in many different ways, depending on the point and type of impact.

Typically, car accidents result in violent trauma that can cause multiple bone fractures, including the following:

  • Neck and spine fractures – damage to the vertebrae or spinal cord can cause life-altering injuries.
  • Skull fractures – serious trauma can result in traumatic brain injuries.
  • Limb fractures – broken arms, legs, etc. restrict your movement and ability to live a normal life temporarily or permanently.
  • Rib fractures – these are painful and take time to heal.
  • Hip and pelvis fractures – these restrict movement and may confine you to a wheelchair temporarily.

Furthermore, bone fractures are classified differently according to the nature of the break.

Fractures can involve complete or partial breaks of the bone, piercing of the skin or closed wounds, misalignment, shattering, and other conditions.

The most common types of bone fracture experienced in accidents are:

  • Open/Compound fracture – where the bone pierces the skin, typically requiring surgery to correct the fracture and prevent infection.
  • Comminuted fracture – another type of serious break, where the bone fractures into several pieces or is crushed.
  • Closed/simple fracture – where the bone breaks but does not pierce the skin.
  • Displaced fracture – where a bone breaks and its parts become misaligned.
  • Non-displaced fracture – where the bone does not break completely and maintains alignment to facilitate effective healing.
  • Stress fracture – where there is a small and often imperceptible crack in the bone.
  • Oblique fracture – where one bone twists over another due to high pressure being applied, causing a diagonal fracture.
  • Transverse fracture – where a bone breaks across the surface due to traumatic shock or long-term stress, causing it to snap in two. 
  • Avulsion – where a piece of bone, tendon or ligament pulls away from the bone, often requiring surgery to correct.
  • Greenstick fracture – often occurs with a growing bone in children, when it bends or buckles without breaking entirely.
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Received a bone fracture injury in an auto accident in Houston, TX?

If you have been injured due to another’s negligence, call us at (832) 745-4878 or schedule a free and confidential consultation about your case today.

Why hire Ryan DeHoyos as your bone fracture injury accident lawyer?

Ryan A. DeHoyos has been an established face in the courtrooms of Houston for over a decade. In recent years, he has represented local families affected by personal accident injuries in the city and the surrounding areas.

Ryan went to South Texas School of Law and graduated with a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2009. Upon graduation, Ryan worked for a local law firm and several large businesses to hone his litigation and trial skills, and today he uses this experience and his holistic understanding of legal matters to obtain favorable results for his clients.

His knowledge and understanding of the local court system, the associated procedures, and the personnel involved can benefit your case.

When you choose Ryan DeHoyos to manage your case, you can expect the following:

Ryan DeHoyos will fight for your best interests but you still retain control of the ultimate decision: whether to accept a settlement or proceed to a trial. His advice and guidance can prove invaluable when making this decision.
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Are Bone Fracture Injuries Always Obvious?

With most types of fracture, you know immediately that a bone is broken. With open or compound fractures, for instance, where a bone is protruding from the skin, the requirement for immediate medical assistance is obvious.

However, other types of injuries may be “hairline” or “stress” fractures that are not immediately evident.

You may not feel pain immediately,i but the area may be sensitive to the touch or there may be numbness or swelling. The pain may increase after hours or even days.

With any fractured bone, seeking urgent medical attention is vital to prevent the injury from worsening or leading to complications.

Compensation for Bone Fracture Injuries in Texas

After your accident, it is important to involve your bone fracture lawyer as early as possible in the process to increase your chances of maximizing compensation.

DeHoyos Law will liaise with the at-fault party’s insurance company to try to reach a settlement in your best interests.

With a bone fracture injury, you may be entitled to compensation for:

  • Medical expenses – both in the past and future (if related to the accident)
  • Loss of earnings (including loss of future earnings, if applicable)
  • Pain and suffering caused by your injury (including emotional suffering for loss of quality of life or a damaged relationship)

Your lawyer will have a very good idea of the level of compensation that you can expect for your injury, based on previous experience.

In negotiating with the insurance company, he will be aware of the type of low-balling or delaying strategies often employed by insurers. For instance, they may try to claim that you were partially at fault for the accident.

Even if that is the case, if you were less than 50 percent at fault, you can still claim for compensation in the state of Texas.

If no settlement can be reached with the insurers, litigation may be the only option. A judge or jury will then decide on the amount of compensation due.

In most cases, the insurance company will want to avoid litigation due to the possibility of high court costs and increased compensation.

Claim for your Bone Fracture Injury

Without an experienced bone fracture lawyer, it can be difficult to navigate the legal maze and negotiate with the insurance company to claim the compensation you deserve for your injury.

With our experience and track record of success, DeHoyos Law can help you seek maximum compensation for your injuries.

Please note that we receive no fee unless we win compensation for your injury. Start by booking a free consultation here.

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Ryan Dehoyos is an experienced Houston-based personal injury lawyer. Recognized as a “Rising Star” on Super Lawyers (2019), Ryan DeHoyos can help secure the compensation you deserve so that you can move on with your life in the knowledge that you have received some measure of justice. He represents clients who have been injured in a car accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident, or any other type of accident and gets them the compensation they deserve. Call him at (832) 745-4878 for a free consultation.