Long Island Hand & Wrist Injury Attorneys

brokenhandWhether you injured your hand or wrist in a slip & fall accident, got hurt on the job, injured at a construction site, or injured from a car accident, we know hand injuries are no walk in the park.  When someone else is at fault or was negligent and caused or contributed to your accident, you may be entitled to compensation.

Hand injuries from any of these accidents can result in costly medical bills and the victim may need time away from work, resulting in lost wages. In serious cases, the victim may not be able to perform the work they used to carry out.

Symptoms of a Hand or Wrist Injury

It’s important to seek medical attention right away if you suspect a hand or wrist injury. Hand injuries are typically diagnosed with x-rays and treated like similar orthopedic injuries. Bones may need to be set and you may require surgery and/or physical therapy. Some hand fractures can be realigned without using a surgical incision, while others will need surgical intervention. Either way, we encourage clients to have their broken hand or wrist looked at by a Hand Surgeon. The following are symptoms that may require the attention of a medical professional:

  • Swelling
  • Numbness
  • Bruising
  • Pain
  • Discoloration

Importance of a Lawyer

Complications may arise from a hand or wrist injuries that include Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Not all personal injury attorneys are experienced at dealing with C.R.P.S. It can be extremely debilitating. At Goldstein and Bashner we are very experienced at dealing with this injury, should it arise. We fight tirelessly to have settlement offers increased with such a diagnosis that would be difficult to obtain on your own. Even if your hand or wrist completely recovers, we know this takes time and you are still entitled to compensation for the pain and suffering you endured.

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