Fractures in Car Accidents

Car Accident Lawyer for Broken Bones Serving Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin, including Kenosha, Madison, Racine, and Waukesha

shutterstock_208964386Fractures are common in car accidents. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) reports that car crashes are the number one cause of femur (thighbone) fractures.

A 23 year study of foot fractures in restrained front seat vehicle occupants concludes that although car passenger safety has improved overall, there has been an increase in the relative incidence of foot and ankle fractures. In relation, motor vehicle accidents are the most common cause of rib fractures in adults, according to the report.


Victims of severe and multiple fractures may require reconstructive surgery and hardware to secure the bones. The medical bills can run into the hundreds of thousands of dollars.

resources-6If you have suffered a fracture in an automobile accident,

you will need an experienced Milwaukee car accident attorney at Gruber Law Offices, LLC. Our mission is to sort out the details of your accident, determine what compensation you are entitled to, and fight for your rights against insurance companies that do not want to pay.

At Gruber Law Offices, LLC, our philosophy is, “One Call…That’s All.” You can rely on us to thoroughly investigate your accident, stand up for your rights, and aggressively pursue the compensation you deserve. When you work with our firm, your story is heard, time is valuable, and suffering matters.

Causes and Types of Car Accident Fractures

Because of the force of impact in motor vehicle collisions, nearly any type of car accident can result in bone fractures for the vehicle occupants, including:

  • Head on collisions
  • Side impact (T-bone) collisions
  • Run off the road, single vehicle collisions
  • Multi vehicle accidents
  • Rear end collisions

Depending on the type of car accident, the speed at which the collision occurs plus additional factors, one or more bones may be broken. Common car accident fractures include:

  • Facial and skull fractures
  • Broken ribs
  • Fractured clavicle (collar bone)
  • Foot and ankle fractures
  • Femur (thighbone) fractures
  • Broken arms
  • Wrist fractures
  • Hip and pelvis fractures

Legal Help for Car Accident Bone Fracture Victims


The majority of car accidents involve some sort of negligence on the part of a driver. If you are suffering from a fracture caused by another driver, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. Common losses include:

  • Medical expenses
  • Future medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • Loss of consortium
  • Punitive damages (in some cases)

um6Our personal injury lawyers are dedicated to aggressively pursuing the maximum compensation you are entitled to receive. We have been listed in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America- 40 under 40, Wisconsin Super Lawyers, Wisconsin Leaders in the Law, Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, Top 100 Best Trial Lawyers in America, and numerous other awards, affiliations and memberships. Our goal is to see you recover from your accident, physically, emotionally, and financially.

There are no upfront costs when you work with our firm — we don’t get paid until we win your case. Contact us and let our knowledgeable car accident attorney advise you of your legal options.


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