Virginia Legal Help for Your Joint and Ligament Injuries
Damage to your joints or to the ligaments surrounding your joints can be difficult to detect after a car accident, slip and fall accident or other serious accident. However, over time, the damage can escalate and cause extreme pain, stiffness and mobility loss. For some people, a knee or shoulder injury may require multiple surgeries, physical therapy and pain medication.
At Michael N. Driscoll, P.C., we understand the serious impact of joint and ligament injuries. In addition to overcoming the physical challenges posed by your injury, you may be dealing with rising medical expenses, lost wages, property damage and other losses. We can help you pursue the compensation you are legally entitled after a serious injury accident.
Contact us at our offices in Manassas, across from the Prince William County courthouse, to schedule your free initial consultation with an attorney.
Our law firm represents people who have suffered shoulder injuries, knee injuries and other serious joint injuries as a result of car accidents, pedestrian accidents, slip and fall incidents and other serious accidents.
- Shoulder injury: People who are involved in car accidents, particularly rear-end-collisions, are susceptible to serious shoulder injuries, such as a torn rotator cuff or dislocated shoulder. Bracing the steering wheel or otherwise tensing muscles causes the shoulder muscles to absorb an extensive amount of force caused by the impact.
- Knee Injury: Serious knee injuries, such as a tear to the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL - knee ligament) or a knee dislocation can be caused by the sudden direct impact of a car or truck crash or by the twisting of the knee in a bicycle or motorcycle crash. Many people suffering from knee injuries are also coping with leg fractures or other problems.
- Joint damage: In addition to the knees and shoulders, other joints can suffer significant damage in an accident. For example, in an auto accident, bracing against the steering wheel or floor boards or braking heavily can cause the wrist or ankle to absorb significantly more force of the impact than those joints can withstand. Similar injuries can result when someone trips on the sidewalk or falls down the stairs and uses their wrists to break the fall.
- Ligament damage: Damage to your ligaments can contribute to problems with your joints. A ligament sprain, torn ligament or other ligament injury can lead to loss of mobility and chronic pain.
Attorney Michael N. Driscoll has been practicing law in Virginia for more than 20 years, including experience as a former insurance adjuster. His experience working on both sides of personal injury claims gives our firm a comprehensive perspective of how injury claims are won. As a result, we have successfully recovered favorable settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of clients throughout Northern Virginia.
To discuss your potential personal injury claim with an experienced lawyer, call us at (703) 659-4423 or send us an e-mail to schedule your free initial consultation.