Temporal Bone Fractures
Temporal bone fractures can lead to severe consequences and symptoms, including facial paralysis and brain infection. Victims of such injuries who need legal representation can benefit from the experience of lawyers who understand inner ear injuries and their presentation in a personal injury context.
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Temporal bone fractures frequently present severe dizziness coupled with CT scan evidence of fracture. These injuries are often accompanied by profound hearing loss, facial paralysis, or facial weakness.
Treatment is based on managing facial nerve injury, hearing loss, vestibular dysfunction, and Cerebral Spinal Fluid leakage. In some cases, surgical exploration may be warranted.
Hearing loss can sometimes be addressed surgically, though some hearing loss conditions may be permanent and there may be no medical or surgical therapies available to improve hearing.
Patients who have a temporal bone fracture and leakage of cerebral spinal fluid are frequently hospitalized because of risk of meningitis. The leak usually stops spontaneously within a few days, though a lumbar drain or surgical closure of the defect is occasionally required.
The Erie Temporal Bone Fracture lawyers at Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. have experience with cases involving inner ear injuries. Often, these injuries result from car accidents, truck accidents, or slip and falls. Our primary goal and objective is to make sure that our clients and their families receive the compensation and resources they need to treat and manage the care and long-term consequences of a temporal bone fracture and to compensate them for their losses.
As skilled Erie injury lawyers who have helped injured clients and their families with injuries of the inner ear, we understand how to evaluate these cases and can help you obtain the funds necessary to pay for medical care and surgery, if needed.
Call Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. today, toll free at 814-833-7100, to schedule your free and confidential consultation.
We will fight for your legal rights to the money and resources you need to fix what can be fixed, help what can be helped, and make up for what cannot be fixed or helped.