Comminuted Intra-Articular Fracture of the Olecranon

Involves a fracture of the lower portion of the elbow and is often caused by a fall or direct trauma to the elbow, particularly in motor vehicle accidents. Common symptoms include: intense elbow pain, swelling over the bone, inability to straighten the elbow.

Potential Settlement Value

In 2004, the Court in Milnes v Burlington, [2004] OJ No 1407 awarded the injured person $30,000 for various injuries that included a fracture of the olecranon.

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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.