Lateral Malleolus Fracture

A fracture to the bone located to the outer aspect of the ankle. Lateral malleolus fractures are commonly caused by a roll of the ankle, an awkward landing from a jump, or a directly blow to the outer ankle. Common symptoms include: sharp outer ankle or lower leg pain, swelling, and bruising.

Potential Settlement Value

In 2002, the Court in Hutchison v Dalton, [2002] OJ No 4764 awarded the injured person $50,000 for injuries that included a lateral malleolus fracture.

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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.