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Meniscus Tear Injuries and West Virginia Personal Injury Claims

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Meniscus tears are a type of knee injury involving tears to the meniscus cartilage that sits both directly inside and outside the knee joint. When a meniscus tear occurs, it may be difficult or impossible (depending on the extent of the injury) for a victim to walk or bend the knees without pain.

Meniscus tears typically occur when the knee joint is over extended or twisted in an unnatural way, which is common in traumatic accidents such as motor vehicle collisions or slip and falls.

When another person's negligence causes you to suffer a serious meniscus tear injury, such as a reckless driver or negligent property owner, he or she may be held liable for your medical expenses among other damages in a West Virginia personal injury claim.

Serious meniscus tear injuries may require surgical intervention as well as a lengthy recovery period including physical therapy. During this time you may be unable to work and incur significant medical expenses, all of which may be recoverable through a successful West Virginia personal injury claim.

In order to recover damages for your meniscus tear injury, you'll need to prove your injuries were directly caused by negligence on behalf of the person or company you are filing against. This is where a Clarksburg personal injury lawyer can help.

An experienced attorney can tell you from the start whether or not you even have a valid claim. If you do have a strong case, your Clarksburg personal injury lawyer can help you gather evidence, interview witnesses, and can even work directly with the insurance companies for you as your lawyer attempts to settle your claim.

To learn more about meniscus tear injuries, you can visit our article library. 

Contacting a Clarksburg Personal Injury Lawyer

Meniscus tears and similar accident injuries are not only painful, but expensive to treat. If you have been harmed because of somebody else's negligence, don't hesitate to seek justice and get the compensation you need to fully recover. The Miley Legal Group will work with you to fight for the compensation you deserve and help you to move on with your life. Contact us today for a FREE consultation - 304-326-1800.

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