Dislocation of Knee Joint – Lateral View

A dislocation of the knee joint happens when bones of the leg are moved in relation to the bone in the thigh. Knee dislocations usually happen after major trauma, such as falls or motor vehicle accidents. Common symptoms include: pain, no feeling below the knee, deformity of the knee, and swelling of the knee.

Potential Settlement Value

In 1992, the Court in Moody v Windsor, [1992] BCWLD 405 awarded the injured person $85,000 for injuries that included a dislocated knee.

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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.