Car Accident Superior Labrum From Anterior to Posterior Tears (SLAP) Shoulder Injury Lawsuit Lawyers
Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Car Accident Superior Labrum From Anterior to Posterior Tears (SLAP) Injuries
Shoulder injuries are often associated with serious car accidents. The force of the accidents can result in the shoulder joint dislodging. The following frequently asked questions concern car accident-related shoulder injuries.
What types of shoulder injuries can occur during an accident?
In an auto accident, an accident victim may experience one of the following kinds of shoulder injuries. These injuries include fractures, dislocations, breaks, ligament injuries, soft tissue injuries, cartilage injuries, and labrum injuries.
What is a Superior Labrum from Anterior to Posterior ‘SLAP’ tear?
A shoulder injury called a “superior labrum from anterior to posterior tear,” also called a “SLAP” tear, is a type of shoulder injury that can occur in a severe motor vehicle accident. A “SLAP” tear injury involves an injury to the labrum. The labrum is the cartilage lining the shoulder joint socket.
What are the typical signs and symptoms of a SLAP tear or shoulder injury after an accident?
A SLAP tear shoulder injury from a traffic accident may be associated with the following signs and symptoms:
- Loss of arm strength;
- Loss of range of motion in the shoulder and arm;
- Pain while using the shoulder;
- Pain while lying on the shoulder; and/or
- Shoulder locks up or pops out of location.
A physician should examine any shoulder injury to determine the best treatment plan. If you or a loved one was involved in a motor vehicle accident and sustained a shoulder injury, contact Parker Waichman LLP for your free consultation and understand whether you or your loved one are qualified to seek compensation for your accident-related injuries.
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