Coccyx Fracture

A fracture of the coccyx is a fracture of what is commonly referred to as the tailbone. Fractures of the coccyx are often caused by falls onto a seated position or childbirth. Common symptoms include: pain and tenderness in the tailbone area, bruise, and straining and painful bowel movements.

Potential Settlement Value

In 2012, the Court in Mathers et al v 1654713 Ont et al, 2012 ONSC 4470 awarded the injured person $60,000 for injuries that included a coccyx fracture.

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*Disclaimer: These illustrations should not be relied on as medically accurate. Always consult your healthcare
practitioner to better understand your injuries. In determining the potential settlement value of pain and
suffering awards, many factors need to be considered. The awards given as examples are specific to a particular
set of facts. Always consult your legal representative for a more accurate assessment of your specific case.