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Pelvis Injuries in Car Accidents

by | Jan 2, 2018 | Car Accidents, Personal Injury |

Pelvis injury is a very common type of car accident injury. The severity can range from minor fractures to life-threatening injuries involving damage to organs and/or major blood vessels. Even minor pelvic injuries are very painful. Depending on the type and severity of your pelvic fractures, recovery can take up to a year. If you have suffered pelvic injuries in a motor vehicle collision in Shreveport or anywhere in Louisiana, our experienced auto accident attorney can help you and your family get the compensation you need and deserve.

Symptoms of Pelvic Fracture

While severe pelvis injuries are usually obvious as soon as they happen, and require emergency medical treatment, it is possible to suffer a pelvic fracture and not realize it right away, especially in the aftermath of a terrifying accident. After any motor vehicle collision, you should always seek an immediate medical evaluation, even if you don’t think you have been hurt. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following symptoms of pelvic fracture in the days or weeks following an accident:

  • Pain in the lower back, groin, and/or hip, in most cases it worsens with movement such as walking or moving your legs
  • Difficulty walking
  • Difficulty standing
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Abdominal pain
  • Numbness or tingling in the groin or legs
  • Bleeding from the vagina, urethra or rectum
  • Bruising or swelling in the hip area

To learn more about how we can help you and your family when you If you have suffered pelvis injuries in a Shreveport car accident, please, call the Law Offices of J. Ransdell Keene at 800-597-9247 or contact us online right away.