When traffic collisions occur, leg injuries are often common. One common yet painful injury that occurs in car accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents or bicycle accidents is a lower leg injury known as a tibial plateau fracture.

The tibia is also known as the shinbone. As the strongest bone and second longest bone in the human body, it takes a lot of force to injure the tibia. So when it is injured, injuries to the femur and knee cap are likely to occur as well. In order for a tibial plateau fracture to have occurred, the lower part of the leg is crushed against the femur in the upper part of the leg—resulting in a crack in the top of the bone that is located below the knee cap. This type of injury often requires surgery and a lengthy recovery that can cost you valuable income and expensive medical bills.

For help getting the full compensation you need and deserve following a serious car accident injury like a tibial plateau fracture, contact a skilled injury attorney at Mallard Perez at 888-409-3805 for a free consultation or connect with us online at

Damian Mallard, Esq.
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