Fracture of the Head of the Femur

A fracture of the head of the femur is commonly associated with hip dislocations. These fractures are often caused by impact of shear force, such in motor vehicle accidents and falls from great heights. Common symptoms include: localized hip pain and an inability to bear weight.

Potential Settlement Value

In 2008, the Court in Cartner v Burlington (City), 2008 CanLII 37900 (ON SC) awarded the injured person $120,000 for injuries that included a fracture of the head of the femur.

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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.