Shoulder Dislocations Caused By Car Accidents

Car accidents can result in injuries throughout the body, including the shoulders. One kind of serious injury that can be caused by a car accident is a shoulder dislocation. According to WebMD, a shoulder dislocation occurs when the shoulder is pulled back too hard or rotated too far, causing the top of the arm to pop out of its socket. Shoulder dislocations cause pain and weakness, and an injured person may also experience swelling, numbness, and bruising.

Consult a medical doctor

A medical doctor should be consulted regarding a potential shoulder dislocation, and treatment will often include putting the bones back in position, immobilization of the shoulder, physical therapy, and possibly surgery.

Injured due to the carelessness of another driver

If you have been injured due to the carelessness of another driver, you may be entitled to financial compensation. The typical personal injury cases our firm handles involve automobile accident injuries and premises injuries, ranging from minor fender benders to catastrophic injuries. Our firm has been representing the people of Hampton Roads in auto accidents and other injury cases since 1955. If you have been hurt in a car accident due to the negligence of someone else, give us a call, and put our experience to work for you. Other common injuries resulting from a car accident are back injuries, shoulder sprains, neck sprains, head injuries, hip injuries, and shoulder dislocations.

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Shoulder Dislocations Caused By Car Accidents