When an individual breaks a bone, he or she may have to wear a cast for six weeks or undergo surgery to reconnect the broken pieces of bone. Unfortunately, recovering from a broken bone is not always as easy as waiting for it to heal.
Some individuals may suffer bone infections after breaking a bone. If you or someone you love suffered a broken bone in an accident that someone else caused and, as a result, you suffered a bone infection, we may be able to help. Contact the Sheboygan personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at (920) 459-8000.
A bone infection usually occurs following a fracture. Bacteria typically cannot infect a bone unless it can get inside of it. A fracture gives bacteria the perfect opportunity for this.
When bacteria infect a broken bone, the sufferer may be at risk for:
Bone infections are usually painful, but when they evolve into these more serious conditions, patients’ lives may be in danger.
The Sheboygan personal injury attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® believe that individuals who cause broken bones should be held accountable, especially when your broken bones lead to bone infections. Contact us today at (920) 459-8000 for more information.