Types of Elbow Injuries

Elbow injuries are often the result of sudden trauma. They can happen whenever the arm is twisted, bent, jammed, or jerked unusually. The human elbow is as fragile as it is essential. Pain can be severe in elbow injuries, making recovery a challenge. Common elbow injuries include:


An elbow dislocation occurs when a slip and fall incident impacts the elbow joint or forcibly displaces one of the elbow's bones. Typically, dislocations happen when an individual falls forward and instinctively braces themselves with their hands. Dislocation injuries can also occur due to sudden twisting, jerking, or abnormal bending of the elbow.


Fractures signify either cracks or breaks within the bones. If there's a break in one of the arm bones at the elbow, it constitutes an elbow fracture. These fractures often stem from sudden impacts, such as the elbow striking the ground forcefully.

Legal Options for Elbow Injury Victims

You may be entitled to compensation if your elbow injury results from someone else’s negligence. A Rhode Island injury lawyer can help you pursue a settlement to help cover the cost of medical expenses, ongoing treatment, wages you lost out on while recovering, and other damages such as pain and suffering. With the guidance of a skilled Rhode Island injury lawyer, you can navigate the complexities of personal injury law and pursue the maximum compensation you deserve. 

Allow the Kirshenbaum & Kirshenbaum Attorneys at Law to assess the details of your case, gather evidence, negotiate with insurance companies, and, if necessary, advocate for your rights in court. Don't bear the burden of your elbow injury alone – seek legal assistance to secure the financial resources you need to heal and move forward with confidence.

Christopher L. Russo
Helping Rhode Island personal injury victims for nearly three decades to get the compensation they deserve.