You will learn about what happens after a lawsuit is filed, including the discovery period when each side gets to learn what the other knows. There are also things you should definitely NOT do at the scene. Perhaps an auto accident weakened a joint that started causing you pain much later. Your injury claim is very much like Brooks Camp. She rear-ended Ellie’s compact car at high speed.Read More
Broken Bones Injury
Wearing a cast is something that we are all familiar with. Bone fractures limit the victim’s mobility, and they can be very painful. Bones break when they suffer an impact that surpasses their bending capacity. The harder the impact is; the easier the bone cracks. Nevertheless, most of these aren’t too serious. Only a few required extensive medical treatments, that could include physical therapy. The main sources are traffic accidents and playing sports.
Fractures as a result of a person's negligence typically heals, without physical therapy, between 1 to 3 months. If you need rehabilitation or screws to fix the crushed bone, the healing process can take significantly longer.
All bones are made of the same tissue, but they are not equally strong. For example, the collarbone is longer than wider, so it could break easily. It is not a coincidence that this is the most common bone fracture.
The usage of certain body parts makes some bones prone to break. The most affected regions are:
To achieve compensation, you must prove that someone’s negligent actions caused your injury. By hiring an experienced personal injury lawyer, you won’t have to worry about anything during the process. He will be responsible for gathering the necessary evidence to support your claim. With his help, the odds of finding a great settlement for your broken bone injury claim are higher.
Too many things could change in two years, key witnesses could move or die, their testimony could fade away, the jury can change, and the laws can also change. This will put your claim in jeopardy because your personal injury attorney won’t be able to prove that you were injured by another person’s actions.
Don’t wait too long before making the claim! Start talking with our injury law firm today and let us help you in this process. Call us today for a free and confidential consultation with injury lawyer.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Joshua M. Tuchscherer
- Lloyd E. Bennett
- Sophia M. Achermann
- Mohammad R. (Mike) Kazerouni
- D. Michael Kelly
- David Haselden
- Thomas E. "Tommy"" Pope"
- Jonathan Williams
- Marquette W. Wolf
- Suzanne V. Burnett
- Eric M. Knobloch
- John G. Mabrey
Joshua M. Tuchscherer
Attorney Joshua M. Tuchscherer is a partner at Meshbesher & Spence Lawyers in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mr. Tuchscherer dedicates his practice to personal injury law and serves individuals and families throughout Minneapolis who have sustained a catastrophic injury caused by negligence. He has extensive experience with matters involving car accidents, defective drugs, medical devices, medical malpractice, products liability, radiation injury and wrongful death.Mr. Tuchscherer has been licensed to practice law since 2001. In addition to being licensed to appear in all Minnesota state courts, he is admitted before the Minnesota Supreme Court and the Wisconsin Supreme Court. He graduated from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, with a bachelors degree and earned his law degree from Mitchell Hamline School of Law.Over the course of his career, Mr. Tuchscherer has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients. He has extensive experience in trial litigation as well as alternative dispute resolution techniques such as arbitration. Because of his experience and skill, he has been recognized as an Up & Coming Attorneysby Minnesota Lawyer magazine and by the peer review organization Best Lawyers.Outside of his practice, Mr. Tuchscherer is active in various professional organizations. He is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, the Wisconsin Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, the American Board of Trial Advocates and The Douglas K. Amdahl American Inn of Court. He is also active in the Minnesota Association for Justice, serving on the associations executive committee and board of governors.
Lloyd E. Bennett
When facing an important legal issue, its essential to select experienced legal counsel. The right attorney can make a difference. Hiring the right attorney is the most important factor in achieving a positive result. Practicing since 1987, my firm has the resources, knowledge and skills necessary to achieve your goals. We are committed to providing you with the highest quality legal services and we promise to immediately begin working on your case to achieve those goals. We will always respond to your questions or concerns. In addition, we will keep you informed and educated about the process every step of the way. Our case results, proven record of success, client referrals and clients endorsements speak for themselves. I have recovered tens of millions of dollars in compensation for my injured clients and I have personally assisted thousands of individuals and businesses successfully resolve their immigration issues. We use the most advanced technology to manage our cases and we are constantly educating ourselves regarding changes in the law that affect our clients. This gives us the ability to offer the most updated solutions to complex immigration issues.If your seeking legal assistance with an immigration or personal injury matter we can help! Protect your rights and contact us today!
Sophia M. Achermann
Sophia is a trial lawyer at FIORE ACHERMANN, A Law Corporation, in the SF Bay Area specializing in personal injury cases, including wrongful death, catastrophic injury, vehicle accidents, and sexual abuse. She has dedicated her entire legal career to protecting the rights of injured persons. Her warmth, passion and perseverance are a winning combination for clients since she began practicing in 2008.
Mohammad R. (Mike) Kazerouni
As founding partner with Kazerouni Law Group, APC, in Costa Mesa, California, Mohammad R (Mike) Kazerouni focuses his practice on personal injury with the Injury Recovery Group, consumer protection and class action lawsuits. Driven by a passion for obtaining justice for those he serves, Mr. Kazerouni has litigated more than a hundred cases in both state and federal courts, securing millions of dollars in awards and settlements on behalf of his clients. Through this passion, he has also volunteered his services, pro bono, to help consumers protect their rights.After receiving his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of California, Irvine, in 2002, Mr. Kazerouni attended Chapman University Fowler School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2007. The State Bar of California admitted him to practice that same year, and Mr. Kazerouni was later admitted to practice law in the State of New York, Texas, and the District of Columbia. ,Additionally, Mr. Kazerouni is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Central Districts of California, the U.S. District Court for the District of Wisconsin, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.Fully dedicated to his practice, Mr. Kazerouni is active in many professional legal organizations, including the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Iranian American Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, and he is a Presidents Club member of the Consumer Attorneys of California.
D. Michael Kelly
D. Michael Kelly is the founder of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina-based Mike Kelly Law Group. Providing representation to clients in Horry County and other parts of the state, he focuses his practice primarily on personal injury litigation. His experience also encompasses workers compensation, Social Security Disability, construction defects, insurance coverage, estate planning and administration, and professional licensure defense. Mr. Kelly is admitted to practice in South Carolina and before the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.In his personal injury practice, Mr. Kelly assists people who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that he has worked on have included motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, defective products, and nursing home negligence, and he has been able to obtain significant compensation for his clients. Among Mr. Kellys representative results are a $3 million medical malpractice jury verdict, a $3.775 settlement in a truck accident case, and a $1.5 million settlement in a case that involved a defective seat belt.A 1977 graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law, Mr. Kelly also represents people who have been injured on the job or who have contracted an occupational disease and who are seeking their rightful benefits under their employers workers compensation insurance. This involves both assisting them with the preparation and submission of the required claim as well as advocating on their behalf if it is disputed or denied. For clients who are no longer able to work due to a disability, Mr. Kelly provides representation in hearings before administrative law judges in the event that the initial SSD claim is denied. His successful track record in all of these areas has earned him an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a Superb peer review rating through Avvo.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
David Haselden, an AV-rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, is an associate with the Rosen Law Firm who maintains a statewide practice focusing on litigation involving personal injury, wrongful death, negligence, insurance claims, business disputes, unfair trade practices, family law, and other civil matters. Prior to going into private practice, David was a law clerk to the Honorable James C. Williams, Jr. (now retired). Following his clerkship, David worked as an Assistant Public Defender in Charleston County Public Defenders Office. David is licensed to practice law in South Carolina state and federal courts and is a member of the SC Bar and Charleston County Bar Association. David resides in Charleston with his wife and children.
Thomas E. "Tommy"" Pope"
Thomas E. Tommy Pope is a managing partner with Elrod Pope Law Firm, based in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Mr. Pope focuses on personal injury and medical malpractice cases, and he is most often recognized for his prosecution of Susan Smith, who was accused of drowning her two children. This 1995 case in Union County, South Carolina, made national headlines. He frequently brings his 30-plus years of prosecution and law enforcement experience to national and international media outlets as a commentator on cases involving parents who are accused of crimes similar to Smiths.Mr. Pope received a bachelors degree from the University of South Carolina School of Business in 1984 and obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina in 1987, and he was an honors graduate from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. He subsequently served as solicitor for the 16th Circuit in Union and York counties from 1993 to 2006. During this time, the 16th Circuit led the state in caseload management by conducting timely and effective prosecution of criminal cases.Mr. Pope is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association and the York County Bar Association. He is admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court and the Federal District Court. He is Speaker ,Pro Tempore, of the South Carolina House of Representatives and serves the 47th District.The University of South Carolina Law School Alumni Association awarded Mr. Pope the Silver Compleat Lawyer Award in 1999 for his competence, integrity, ethics and superior performance in his profession. In 2008, he received South Carolinas highest civilian honor, the Order of the Palmetto, for his dedication and service to fellow residents. He was recognized by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce as a recipient of the Business Advocate Award in 2011 and received the Business Champion Award in 2017. Tommy was selected by the American Legion of South Carolina as the 2012 Legislator of the Year.Tommy was also selected to the South Carolina Top Lawyers list from 2013 to 2017. This prestigious honor is awarded to less than five percent of South Carolina lawyers. Selection is based on outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. He was an honoree for the South Carolina Lawyers Weeklys Leadership in Law Award in March of 2014 and named the 2014 Legislator of the Year by both the Adult Education Directors Division South Carolina Association of School Administrators and South Carolina Recreation and Parks Association. In 2014, Pope was also selected as the Lawyer Legislator Committee Chair. In 2016, Pope was chosen as Legislator of the Year by The Sheriffs Association and also became a Graduate of Leadership S.C.South Carolina Chief Justice Jean Toal has called on Mr. Pope to serve on various committees concerning the administration of justice. He served as the chairman of the South Carolina Common Prosecution Coordination in 2006, and he is a member of the South Carolina Association for Justice. Actively involved in his community, he served as the chief volunteer officer of the Boys and Girls Club of York County in 2009, and he is a member of the York County At-Risk Youth Task Force.
The managing partner of of Larry R. Williams, PLLC, in Nashville, Tennessee, Jonathan Williams focuses primarily on personal injury matters, including car accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accident and other types of injury claims. He has successfully represented plaintiffs in Nashville and the surrounding areas in numerous cases involving motorcycle accidents, brain injuries, wrongful death and defective products and has recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements.A Nashville native, Mr. Williams obtained his bachelors degree in political science with an emphasis on law and justice from North Carolina State University, where he was able to attain cum laude honors while serving as a member of two ACC Champion wrestling teams. He received scholar-athlete awards during all four years and was an ACC All Conference Academic Team member on three separate occasions. In 2007, he received his law degree from the Nashville School of Law. Mr. Williams joined The Law Office of Larry R. Williams, PLLC, during law school as a clerk and has since dedicated his entire career to providing thorough and thoughtful representation to his clients. He is licensed to practice before all Tennessee state courts.In addition to his career, Mr. Williams serves his community by formerly serving as president of the Middle Tennessee Wrestling Officials Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting amateur wrestling. In addition, he works as a referee for college, high school and middle school wrestling. Mr. Williams is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and serves on the board of directors of the Tennessee Association for Justice. In 2012, after securing a Superb rating from Avvo, he received the distinguished Avvo Clients Choice Award. His current Avvo rating is 10.0.
Marquette W. Wolf
Marquette W. Wolf is an associate with The Law Firm of Ted B. Lyon & Associates in Dallas, Texas, who began his career at the firm while still a student at the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, from which he received his Juris Doctor in 1996. Over the years, Mr. Wolf has established himself as a seasoned trial lawyer who has led dozens of jury trials to verdict, and he has also taken on multiple arbitration cases, including high profile, groundbreaking legal actions in which he played an instrumental role.Mr. Wolfs litigation experience spans cases involving explosions in refineries and on oil and gas pipelines, environmental contamination, catastrophic personal injury, premises liability, product liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, consumer rights, transvaginal mesh, child abuse and neglect, and elder care matters. He presently serves as a district attorney pro tempore for Dallas County, where he prosecutes public integrity cases against current and former county law enforcement officers.Among his many honors, which include being awarded Martindale-Hubbells highest rating of AV-Preeminent, Mr. Wolf received the John Howie Award from the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association for the Courageous Pursuit of Justice in the Face of Adversity in 2008. He is admitted to practice before state courts in Texas and Oklahoma and before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas.Mr. Wolf is a member of the executive committee of the American Board of Trial Advocates Dallas chapter, and he serves on the board of directors for the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the honorary College of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association and the Dallas Bar Association.AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Suzanne V. Burnett
Suzanne Vetter Burnett focuses solely on personal injury matters—primarily car crashes, premises liability, and nursing home abuse and neglect cases.Suzanne is a Maryland native who grew up in Baltimore City. She briefly left Maryland to attend Virginia Tech where she studied Political Science and Professional Writing. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and received her Bachelors Degree. Suzanne then moved back to Baltimore City and continued her studies at The University of Baltimore School of Law, where she graduated Cum Laude.After finishing law school, Suzanne moved to Annapolis and began her career as a Judicial Law Clerk for The Honorable Laura S. Keissling in the Circuit Court of Anne Arundel County. After completing her clerkship, she joined a firm and practiced solely personal injury Plaintiffs work. During that time, Suzanne gained extensive litigation experience representing injured individuals against big business insurance companies.In 2012, after practicing law only two years, The Daily Record of Maryland honored Suzanne as a Top Twenty in their TwentiesAward Recipient for her professional accomplishments and service to the community. Suzanne is a founding member of the Young Patrons for Maryland Hall for Creative Arts and is actively involved with the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) – Anne Arundel County. Suzanne serves on the Anne Arundel Bar Associations Board of Trustees (AABA) and is the former chair of the AABA New Lawyers Committee. She is also an active member of the Prince Georges County Bar Association, The Maryland Association for Justice, and the Maryland State Bar. Suzanne has been recognized by SuperLawyers with the reveled distinction of A Rising Star in Maryland and Washington D.C.—yearly since 2013.In 2016 and 2017, Suzanne was honored by The National Trial Lawyers as a Top 40 Under 40Award Recipient. She was named one of Marylands Outstanding Young Lawyersby the American Registry for Top Attorneys in 2016. In 2018, Suzanne was named, Top 10 Attorney by The National Academy of Personal Injury Lawyers. Additionally, she was chosen to 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 Top Lawyers Rising Stars. In June 2018, Suzanne received the Presidents Award from the Anne Arundel Bar Association. The award is selected by the AABA president, Steve Wrobel. Suzanne was recognized for her work on the board. Most notably, Suzanne played a large role in helping to plan the AABA Barristers Ball which raised funds to benefit veterans.She is a recent member of The National Women Trial Lawyers Association – Top 25 who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence and performance in their area of specialty. This exclusive organization is focused on highlighting and elevating the accomplished Women attorney to provide the best way for the public to find Women attorneys for their legal needs & other attorneys to find a source for case referrals.Suzanne lives in Annapolis with her husband, Andrew, their son, Brooks, daughter, Quinn, and rescue dog, Koco.
16701 Melford Boulevard, Suite 421,, Bowie MD 20715
Eric M. Knobloch
Eric Knobloch has dedicated his entire career to helping individuals receive compensation for injuries suffered due to no fault of their own. He specializes in auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, and has recently concentrated his practice in the area of semi-truck accidents. His experience taking on some of the largest trucking companies in the nation makes him uniquely qualified to investigate semi-truck cases and make sure clients receive maximum compensation, no matter the defendant trucking company or jurisdiction.He has taken over 20 cases to trial, achieving fantastic results for his clients. He is a member of the Wisconsin Bar Association; Illinois Bar Association; Milwaukee Bar Association; Wisconsin Association for Justice; and is licensed to practice law in Wisconsin and Illinois.
100 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 2800,, Milwaukee WI 53202
John G. Mabrey
As a founding partner of The Mabrey Firm, P.C. John G. Mabrey is dedicated to representing the rights of people throughout the State of Georgia. He focuses his practice on handling personal injury law cases that involve medical malpractice.After earning a Bachelor of Arts from Radford University in 1987, Mr. Mabrey attended the Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, graduating with a Juris Doctor in 1990.The consequences of medical malpractice can be lifelong. Having decades of experience in personal injury, Mr. Mabrey knows all too well the physical and emotional struggles clients face. He has committed his career to recovering compensation on behalf of victims of negligence, so that they can begin the recovery process.Mr. Mabrey believes in establishing a relationship of trust with his clients to help carry them through the legal process. After reviewing the details of a case, Mr. Mabrey gathers any evidence needed to support his clients claim, including calling on expert witnesses to demonstrate how defendants strayed from medical standards. Time and again, he has secured multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for the injured.For his many achievements, Mr. Mabrey has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell; he has been selected for inclusion in the list of The Best Lawyers in America for every consecutive year since 2012; his law firm (The Mabrey Firm, P.C.) has been chosen as one of the Best Law Firms in America by U.S. News and World Report for every consecutive year since 2013; Georgia Trend Magazine has honored him as a Legal Elite; he has been named one of Georgias Top Rated Lawyers; he was recently inducted into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers; and he holds an Avvo Superb rating.Admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1990, Mr. Mabrey is active with several legal organizations, including the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, the Atlanta Bar Association and the Southern Trial Lawyers Association. He is also board-certified by the American Board of Professional Liabililty Attorneys. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit; and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia.AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.