Partial Thickness Shoulder Tear

Partial thickness shoulder tear is an incomplete tear of the rotator cuff. Partial thickness shoulder tears may be chronic or the result of minor trauma, such as a fall. Common symptoms include: pain with reaching and lifting, especially above shoulder height.

Potential Settlement Value

In 2013, the Court in Hanson v Yun, 2013 BCSC 2313 awarded the injured party $120,000 for numerous injuries, including a partial thickness shoulder tear.

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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.