If you have suffered a serious or catastrophic shoulder or rotator cuff injury, you should contact an experienced Tampa Shoulder and Rotator Cuff Injury Lawyer right away.
Nearly 7.5 million people seek medical attention for some type of shoulder pain or discomfort each year. The majority of the injuries reported involved shoulder and upper arm sprains or strains. Rotator cuff injuries account for over 4 million of these doctor's visits alone. Another area of the shoulder that is susceptible to injury due to an accident is called the labrum. This is the fibrous tissue inside the socket of the shoulder. Other injuries such as shoulder fractures or dislocations of the shoulder joint, can also occur in some accident cases.
Any injury to the clavicle, rotator cuff or other area of the shoulder joint can limit a person's ability to work and live normally. These types of shoulder injuries can also cause significant amounts of pain and require extensive medical treatment to repair. Many will require surgery, pain management and rehabilitation.
Problems in the shoulder typically involve the muscles, ligaments, and tendons but fractures and broken bones are also common with shoulder injuries. Dislocation injuries include dislocation of the acromioclavicular joint (also known as a "separated shoulder"), or dislocation of the sternoclavicular (between clavicle and sternum) or glenohumeral joints (the ball and socket joint). Soft-tissue injuries and tears to ligaments, tendons, muscle and joint capsules of the shoulder are also common. Grouped into two areas, these injuries are classified in two ways:
Shoulder injuries can be painful and prevent you from working or doing any of your usual daily living activities. If you suspect you have suffered a shoulder injury due to a car or vehicle accident, a slip and fall due to negligent property maintenance or injury due to the negligence of another person, it is important that you seek immediate medical attention and consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.
While these types of tragedies can be difficult for those involved, we provide the necessary legal assistance needed to handle any of these situations with proper care and attention to detail. Our law firm has helped many clients get the compensation they deserve for their pain and suffering, medical expenses and other losses due to the shoulder or rotator cuff injuries sustained in various accidents and situations. Our clients have come to rely on our solid legal representation for many types of accident involving injury. Getting the proper settlements and results our clients deserve is what makes us successful.
Our case managers work closely with our clients and victims of shoulder and rotator cuff injuries as well as their family in order to help them better understand their legal rights and keep them up to date on the entire process. We also work hard to help take care of any special or unique needs our clients may have after any accident, up through the recovery process and any future needs they may have.