Broken Bones

Broken Bones - Abogados PNBThere are 206 bones in the human body, more than half of which are in the feet and hands. A broken bone is not only painful, but it may also cause damage to the surrounding ligaments and tissues. Some of the most common broken bone injuries are to the arm bones, leg bones, the spine, the pelvis, kneecap, fingers, and toes. These injuries can occur due to a variety of accidents, and they typically require medical care to heal properly. If you suffered a broken bone as a result of another person’s negligence, you may be able to recover damages for your pain and suffering, lost wages and medical expenses. At the Polan, Nguyen & Briggle PLLC, we fight for broken bone accident victims in Travis County, all of Austin and throughout the Central Texas area.


There are different types of bone fractures, including:
  • Hairline Fracture - a small crack in the bone which can be hard to detect
  • Simple Fracture - involves a bone break that does not go through the skin
  • Compound Fracture - a broken bone that pushes through the skin that typically requires surgery
  • Avulsion Fracture - a break in which a piece of bone, or a tendon or ligament, pulls away from the bone
  • Greenstick or Buckle Fracture - a bone that bends or buckles but does not entirely break, more common in children
  • Transverse Fracture - a bone breaks across the surface and snaps into two pieces
  • Comminuted Fracture - a crushed bone or a bone that breaks into multiple pieces


Most broken bones and fractures occur as a result of a traumatic event, including automobile accidents, slip, trip and fall accidents, workplace injuries, sports injuries and violent crimes. Regardless of the cause, broken bones require a wide range of medical treatment starting with x-rays, bone setting, surgery, as well as rehabilitation and physical therapy. Even a minor injury can involve expensive medical costs. If you suffered a broken or fractured bone, or ligament or tissue damage, the personal injury attorneys at the Polan, Nguyen & Briggle PLLC can help you obtain meaningful compensation. If your injury was caused by the negligent conduct of another person, call our office today at 915.440.4242 for a free consultation.

We know that accidents are expensive. We understand that life can’t be put on hold while you recover from your injuries. Contact us for a free consultation

© 2020 Polan, Nguyen & Briggle PLLC | Disclaimer
221 N. Kansas St., El Paso, TX 79901
| Phone: 915-777-3333

Practice Areas | About Us | En Español

Law Firm Website Design by
Amicus Creative