Hip fractures can be extremely difficult for an individual to recover from, particularly for those who are elderly or suffer from other health problems. While treatment for hip fractures has improved dramatically over the years, potential complications are still a serious issue, especially if a person does not receive the appropriate medical treatment. As a result of these hip fractures and ensuing complications, many victims may be left unable to work for considerable amounts of time, costing them valuable income when they need it most.
While the legal team at the Law Offices of Paul Levin knows that, in some cases, hip fractures may simply be the result of an accident which could not have been foreseen or avoided, many Connecticut residents suffer from hip fractures occur due to therecklessness or negligence on the part of others. In such a situation, not only will a person be left with the physical and financial ramifications of such an injury, but they may also be feeling a greater sense of injustice after being injured at the hands of another party.
Common Causes of Hip Fractures
While the potential causes of hip fractures can be extremely varied, there are a few common situations in which the negligence of other people plays a significant role in causing the injury, such as:
- Car Accidents
- Nursing Home Abuse
- Dangerous Premises
Additionally, as many people sustain hip fractures due to a workplace accident or suffer further complications after receiving inappropriate or delayed medical treatment, many victims may also need to pursue additional claims, such as workers' compensation and medical malpractice claims. At the Law Offices of Paul Levin, we have the knowledge and experience necessary to help you with all of these issues.
Learn More about Hip Fractures from an Attorney in Connecticut
At the Law Offices of Paul Levin, we know that being the victim of a hip fracture caused by another person's reckless or negligent actions is difficult, frustrating, and stressful. As such, when you've suffered through such an injury and the subsequent consequences, get the support and legal guidance you need by calling 860.322.5302.