Fracture of Distal Fibula Along The Medical Cortex Above The Level of The Fibial Plateau

As one of the more common fractures at the ankle, distal fibula fractures are often the result of an inversion injury. Distal fibula fractures are often caused by trauma and the ankle twisting inward or outward. Common symptoms include: severe ankle pain, swelling, bruising, and an inability to bear weight.

Potential Settlement Value

In 2009, the Court in Rizzolo v Brett, 2009 BCSC 732 awarded the injured person $125,000 for injuries that included a fracture of a distal fibula.

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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.