Monteggia Fracture: Anterior Dislocation of the Radial Head With Anterior Angulation of Fractured Ulnar Shaft

A fracture of the forearm involving a dislocation of the radial head and a fracture of the ulna. Monteggia fractures are most commonly caused by falls on an outstretched arm. Symptoms include: arm pain, swelling of the forearm, deformity, swelling of the hand, swelling of the wrist, limited range of motion.

Potential Settlement Value

In 1996, the Court in Roy v Benvie, [1996] BCWLD 2293 awarded the injured person $60,000 for injuries that included a monteggia 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.