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Lawyers Handling San Diego Claims for Ruptured Spleen Injuries

Ruptured Spleen Injuries

Although protected under the ribcage, the spleen is the most commonly injured organ in blunt abdominal trauma situations. Spleen injuries are common in motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries, fistfights, and bicycle accidents. If you or a family member has suffered a ruptured spleen in an accident, it is vital that you contact an experienced accident attorney in San Diego. Spleen injuries are very serious and you can count on a spleen injury leading to expensive medical treatments and considerable time off from work.

You deserve to be compensated for losses you've suffered as a result of your injury. To get the best settlement possible, call the San Diego offices of the Jurewitz Law Group. We have been successfully representing Southern California injury victims since 2000, and have secured our clients millions in damages. Call our offices today at (888) 233-5020 or (619) 233-5020 for a free case evaluation.

What is a Ruptured Spleen?

A ruptured spleen occurs when the capsule like surface of the spleen is broken and the organ begins to bleed into the abdominal area. A ruptured spleen requires emergency treatment and sometimes surgery. Failure to get prompt and proper treatment can lead to shock and even death.

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Trauma to the spleen requires immediate medical attention because it could indicate heavy internal bleeding. (Image Courtesy of North County Graphics)

What are the Symptoms of a Ruptured Spleen?

If you have been in an accident that involved abdominal trauma of any kind, it's important to know what the symptoms for a ruptured spleen are. Following are some of the more common signs that one might have a ruptured spleen:

  • Severe pain in the upper left abdomen
  • Pain in the left shoulder
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Heart acceleration
  • Tenderness to the touch of the upper left abdomen
  • Confusion
  • Lightheadedness

Damages in a Ruptured Spleen Claim

If you've suffered a ruptured spleen in an accident, you may be entitled to any of the following damages:

  • Current medical bills
  • Future medical bills related to your injury
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish and emotional duress
  • Costs of physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Permanent injury or disability
  • Lost wages
  • Loss of career or earning capacity
  • Reduced earning capacity
  • Hedonic damages for loss of joy of life

Call a San Diego Ruptured Spleen Lawyer at Jurewitz Law Group Today

If you or someone you love has been in an accident and has been diagnosed with a ruptured spleen, you need to contact a qualified San Diego organ damage attorney. The seasoned legal team at the San Diego offices of the Jurewitz Law Group has been securing winning settlements for Southern California accident victims for over 15 years. We are tenacious, skilled, professional, and will see that you get the compensation you deserve. Don't delay.

You can reach Jurewitz Law Group at (888) 233-5020 to begin your path to recovery with a no-cost consultation today.

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