A broken ankle is a painful, often complex, and potentially disabling injury. It is essential to obtain expert medical care and if there is a potential legal claim for the injury, legal counsel familiar with the injury.
Ankle fractures can be caused in many ways, through impact, twisting, and crush injuries. We often see ankle fractures incurred through Impact in car and truck accidents or falls from a considerable height. Ankle crush injuries may occur when a heavy object rolls or falls over the ankle. Impact injuries also may result from a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle.