Ankle and foot injuries
Ankle and foot injuries are common injuries that can be sustained a variety of ways. A person may injure an ankle or foot from playing sports, car accidents, or falls. Foot and ankle injuries come many forms, such as fractures, sprains, or torn muscles or ligaments. Elderly people and children are more prone to broken bones and other injuries and may especially vulnerable to ankle and foot injuries.
Ankle and foot injuries can make it difficult, or even impossible, to be mobile. These injuries may require hospitalization for an extended time, high medical bills, and lost wages. Foot and ankle injuries can also lead to long-term health issues, especially because people place all of their body weight on the area. Arthritis may develop from a fracture, bone infections may develop from a fracture, nerve damage or blood vessel damage and circulation problems can result from an injury permanently remain after, as well as other long-term issues.
Foot and ankle injuries can happen in a moment but affect you for the rest of your life. These injuries can lead to expensive medical bills and lost wages, as well as negatively impact your daily life and ability to play with your children or pets. After an injury, people who are employed in a job that requires labor or athleticism can face an uphill battle before they are able to return to work; thus, they may have a high amount of lost wages following a foot or ankle injury.
Anyone who is suffering from a foot or ankle injury should seek immediate medical treatment in order to minimize the chances of exacerbating the injury. Additionally, anyone who thinks he or she may have a foot or ankle injury should consult medical and legal help before consulting with an insurance company. Insurance companies typically want to minimize the amount of money they have to pay to victims. Therefore, a person’s knowledge of the extremity of the injury and the potential legal options available to him can help the person avoid accepting a settlement that is too low to cover their injury-related expenses.
If you or a loved one has suffered a foot or ankle injury, contact Attorney Cappetta today. Litigation can be a confusing and overwhelming process, and having a knowledgeable attorney on your side can make all the difference. Attorney Cappetta is a Massachusetts foot and ankle injury attorney who has been successfully navigating the Massachusetts court system for years. Attorney Cappetta personally works with all of his clients and is available to answer their questions 24/7.