New York Foot Injury Lawyers

What to Do If You Sustained a Foot Injury

You need an experienced New York City law firm if your foot injury was the result of another person’s negligence. An injury to one or both feet can be a painful and debilitating condition, and if it was the result of an accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering. At Belushin Law Firm, we have recovered millions of dollars for clients like you and are ready to help you seek the financial support that you need to recover.


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Was your injury caused by negligence?

The three main types of foot injuries are: ligament and muscle damage, stress fractures, and broken bones. The bones in the foot are held together by an intricate system of muscle and ligament. If these muscles and ligaments are sprained or strained, it can cause serious and sometimes permanent damage. Ligaments can be injured in a slip and fall accident , where the leg and foot are twisted in an unnatural way. When ligaments and muscles are damaged, the victim often has to undergo surgery or extensive physical therapy. If you have had a ligament injury in your foot that was the result of someone else’s negligence, a NYC personal injury lawyer can help you get a fair settlement.

Stress fractures are another major cause of foot injury. A stress fracture is caused by repetitive stress on the foot, which eventually causes the bone to crack. A stress fracture in the foot can be extremely painful because of the pressure that is placed on the foot on a daily basis. A stress fracture injury may require the victim to refrain from weight bearing on the foot for an extended period of time. Broken bones in the foot are also a very serious injury. Bones in the foot can be broken from any type of trauma.

In a car accident, the blunt force of a vehicle part striking the foot can cause broken bones. In addition, many personal injury victims suffer broken bones in their feet from careless drivers who strike them when they are a pedestrian. These drivers run over the person’s foot while the victim is standing alongside the vehicle. These accidents occur with buses, taxis, passenger vehicles, recreational vehicles, or construction vehicles. Even a single broken toe can cause a victim to be unable to walk while their injury heals.

Pursue Compensation for the Consequences of Your Injury

Victims of foot injuries often require extensive medical treatment for their injuries as well as a great deal of time to heal. This often results in medical bills and lost wages. Some victims of foot injuries are never able to return to their profession completely. You need to speak with a NYC personal injury lawyer if you have sustained a foot injury in any kind of accident. Foot injuries are serious and painful injuries, and if they go untreated, they can develop into a permanent condition. If your injuries were the result of another person’s negligence, you may be entitled to a settlement to compensate you for the pain and suffering you endured.

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