Did you sustain a shattering ankle injury in a car accident, truck accident, or motorcycle accident? Are you frustrated that you continue to suffer so much for an accident that was not your fault? Ankle replacement surgery may be the next step.
If your quality of life has been taken away from you due to the negligence of another, you deserve justice. Contact a Minnesota Ankle Replacement Lawyer at 612-TSR-TIME. We will fight for your rights, seeking the necessary compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Our partners are skilled litigators who have been voted Minnesota Super Lawyers many times by their peers.
About Ankle Replacement Surgery
Ankle replacement surgery may be necessary if you have suffered a traumatic injury to the ankle in a high-speed motor vehicle accident. Ankle replacement allows for more mobility than ankle fusion and increases quality of life for most recipients. The benefits include:
- pain relief
- improved ankle support
- multiple sizes for a precise fit
- more natural joint movement than with ankle fusion
The ankle replacement joint supports both the tibia and fibula and bridges the space between those two bones. After surgery, bone tissue grows around the replacement joint and hold the implant in place.
Ankle replacement has had a high success rate. More than half of all patients have absolutely no pain following recovery, and more than 90% said they would do it again and recommend it to a friend.
Ankle replacement is an expensive, fairly new procedure. As such, some insurance companies refuse to authorize payment for the ankle replacement procedure. If ankle replacement is what you need, we will fight the insurance company for compensation.
Complications With Ankle Replacement
After ankle replacement surgery the ankle has more flexibility to accommodate walking, skating, and dancing. It is not advisable to be involved in running or running sports, such as tennis. The only medical complications to ankle replacement are:
Minnesota Ankle Replacement Lawyer
Our Minnesota Ankle Replacement Lawyers are thorough, aggressive, and persuasive litigators — with a reputation for their ability to secure large settlements and verdicts. Call 612-TSR-TIME or submit our contact form.