Broken Bones and Fractures More Than $125 Million Recovered | Over 30 Years of Experience

Los Angeles Motorcycle Accident Bone Fracture Attorney

Broken Bones and Fractures Resulting from Motorcycle Accidents

Broken bones, or fractures, are some of the most common injuries resulting from motorcycle accidents. With treatment, many broken bones heal relatively quickly and with few complications. However, in some cases, severe fractures can lead to significant impairments, including temporary or permanent disability. Victims may require extensive physical therapy and accumulate steep medical bills, not to mention the impact of lost wages and diminished earning capacity, as well as considerable pain and suffering.

If you were involved in a motorcycle accident and suffered a bone fracture or multiple fractures as a result, it is a good idea to consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer. At Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation, our Los Angeles motorcycle accident bone fracture attorney has recovered more than $125 million in compensation in his 30+ years in practice. Our entire team believes that, regardless of the severity of your injuries, you deserve justice—and we are prepared to advocate tirelessly for you.

Request a free initial consultation today; call (310) 683-2300 or contact us online to get started.

Types of Bone Fractures Commonly Sustained in Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents are typically traumatic events, resulting in severe bodily injury. Even a seemingly minor crash can result in a serious bone fracture.

Bone fractures are generally classified as:

  • Displaced: A displaced fracture occurs when the bone breaks into multiple pieces and moves out of alignment.
  • Non-Displaced: A non-displaced fracture involves a bone that breaks into multiple pieces but remains in alignment.
  • Open: An open fracture occurs when the bone breaks through the skin.
  • Closed: A closed fracture occurs when the bone does not break through the skin.

Within these classifications, there are several different types of bone fractures.

Some of the most common types of broken bones associated with motorcycle accidents include:

  • Comminuted Fractures: These occur when the bone breaks into many pieces (i.e., more than two separate pieces)
  • Compression Fractures: Most commonly affecting the vertebrae, these fractures involve the partial collapse of the bone
  • Transverse Fractures: Occurs when the break forms a right angle with the bone’s typical axis
  • Linear Fractures: Occurs when the break is in line (parallel to) the bone’s typical axis
  • Oblique Fractures: Describes a break that is diagonal or curved, forming a non-right angle with the bone’s typical axis
  • Spiral Fractures: These fractures occur when the bone twists at the point where it has broken

Some breaks have more serious implications than others, but all bone fractures require the attention of a qualified medical professional. If you suffered any type of broken bone or fracture in a motorcycle accident, be sure to see a doctor as soon as possible. In cases of medical emergencies, such as an open fracture where the bone has penetrated the skin, call 911.

Most Common Broken Bones in Motorcycle Accidents

Because motorcyclists are often flung from their bikes when they collide with other vehicles or objects along the roadway, they are at risk of sustaining serious fractures. Even with the proper protective gear, such as helmets and heavy clothing, motorcyclists are relatively unprotected in accidents.

Some of the most common broken bones in motorcycle accidents include:

  • Vertebral fractures
  • Compression fractures of the spine
  • Skull fractures
  • Broken ribs
  • Fractured femurs
  • Shoulder and collarbone fractures
  • Broken arms, legs, hands, wrists, fingers, and toes
  • Fractured hips
  • Broken kneecaps

Often, broken bones lead to other injuries. A broken rib can puncture a lung, a fractured arm may accompany torn ligaments in the surrounding area, and a skull fracture can lead to a traumatic brain injury. At Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation, we understand the relationships between these injuries, as well as the myriad ways in which they affect victims’ lives.

Led by founding attorneyScott J. Corwin, our team offers personalized legal representation and compassionate counsel every step of the way. We work with a team of experts, including accident reconstructionists and medical professionals, to determine how the accident occurred, how your injuries have and will impact your life, and who is liable.

Damages for Injured Motorcycle Accident Victims

Although they are often thought of as less serious injuries, broken bones can have many lasting effects on a person’s life. At Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation, we fight for maximum compensation for our clients so that you can get the medical care you need to heal and move forward with your life.

Our Los Angeles motorcycle accident bone fracture attorney can help you seek fair compensation for the following damages:

  • Emergency medical care costs
  • Ambulance and hospital fees
  • Surgery and other treatments
  • Medications and medical devices
  • Future and ongoing medical expenses
  • Lost income/wages
  • Lost future earnings
  • Diminished earning capacity
  • Disfigurement
  • Inconvenience
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost quality of life

Remember that every case is different; it is impossible to determine the potential value of your claim without first discussing the specific details of your situation. We encourage you to reach out to our firm today to set up a free case evaluation with Attorney Scott J. Corwin today.

Contact Us Today for a Free Consultation

Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation is here to answer your questions and provide the individualized guidance you need to move forward. Based in Los Angeles, we represent clients throughout Southern California, including in San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, San Diego, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties, as well as across the state.

We provide all our personal injury and wrongful death legal services on a contingency fee basis, meaning you do not pay any legal fees unless we recover a settlement or verdict for you.

Call(310) 683-2300 or submit an online contact form today to schedule your complimentary case evaluation.

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT CASE RESULTS

Over $125 Million Recovered on Behalf of Our Clients
  • Motorcycle Accident $2,300,000

    City employee causes collision with police motorcycle.

  • Motorcycle Accident $2,100,000

    Motorcyclist suffers brain injury in collision.

  • Motorcycle Accident $1,250,000

    Vehicle turns left in front of motorcycle, causing collision.

  • Motorcycle Accident $312,000 Settlement

    Rear-ended motorcyclist sustains knee injury.

  • Motorcycle Accident $250,000 Settlement

    Motorcyclist injured when vehicle changes lanes in his path.

  • Motorcycle Accident $200,000 Settlement

    Motorcyclist Suffers Torn ACL.

  • Motorcycle Accident $175,000 Settlement

    Motorcyclist injured in chain-reaction collision.

  • Motorcycle Accident $161,609 Settlement

    Motorcyclist injured when struck by left-turning vehicle.

  • Motorcycle Accident $100,000 Settlement

    Vehicle making U-turn collides with motorcycle.

What Sets Us Apart

Quality Legal Representation Your Case Needs
  • Personal Attention

    At Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation, we believe in developing strong attorney-client relationships built on honesty, trust, and communication. As a client, you will always receive direct, personal attention from Scott; your case will never be passed off to an associate or paralegal. Instead, you can always rely on dedicated representation from a highly experienced and award-winning attorney who is ready to fight for you.

  • Renowned Reputation

    With more than 30 years in practice and over $125 million recovered for his clients, Scott is known for his aggressive approach to litigation. Some of his accolades include:

    • Inclusion in the Southern California Super Lawyers® list since 2007, a distinction reserved for only the top 5 percent of all personal injury lawyers in the region
    • Named a “Top 100 Super Lawyer”
    • Named a Top 25 Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyers in California by the National Trial Lawyers Association since 2010
    • Maintains a 10.0 Superb rating on Avvo

  • Fast, Favorable Resolutions

    At Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation, we understand the importance of securing a favorable outcome in your case, fast. More than 95 percent of our clients’ cases settle within 5 to 9 months, and our clients are very satisfied with the results (see our client reviews!). We only file lawsuits when absolutely necessary, such as in cases where the defendant disputes liability or refuses to pay for the full extent of our client’s damages.

  • Zero Upfront Fees

    Our firm offers all personal injury and wrongful death legal services on a contingency fee basis. This means you do not pay any upfront or out-of-pocket fees or expenses. Instead, we only get paid if and when we recover compensation for you. In the unlikely event that we do not win your case, you do not pay a dime. We also offer free consultations, so you have nothing to lose in reaching out to our team today. Contact our firm 24/7 and we’ll get back to you within one business day.

Client Reviews

Here What People Have to Say About Scott
  • A month ago, I was involved in a car crash and broke my right wrist. The process with this attorney was pretty fast. Scott was able to help me and also Julie was always super nice and very professional. I’m very glad everything was easy and fast.

    - Sabrina Guna
  • Scott got the personal injury settlement amount I expected to get (actually a few percent more). He was quiet and efficient, not a time-waster. Perfect fit for a working person.

    - Carl Hoppe
  • Thanks again Scott and Staff for your great work. My family and I are fortunate to have you all by our side in times of need.

    - Maria Mejia
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