Fracture of the Lateral Tibial Plateau

A tibial plateau fracture is the result of a break in the proximal part of the shinbone. Tibial plateau fractures can be caused by motor vehicle accidents, falls, or sports injuries. Common symptoms include: swelling, bruising, and an inability to bear weight.

Potential Settlement Value

In 2012, the Court in Riehl v Hamilton (City), 2012 ONSC 3333 awarded the injured person $75,000 for injuries that included a fracture of the lateral tibial plateau.

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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.