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,  BCWLD 2293 awarded the injured person $60,000 for injuries that included a monteggia fracture.Read the Full Decision on CanLII
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