Minnesota Lisfranc Fracture Attorney

Often initially mistaken for a sprain, a Lisfranc fracture occurs in the arch of your foot (also known as the mid-foot) where metatarsals extend to the toes.  Ligaments hold most of the bones in the mid-foot in place, extending across and down the foot.  The only exception is between the first and second metatarsal which is an area more susceptible to a dislocation or fracture.

The three types of Lisfranc fractures are:

  • Divergent – metatarsal fractures are spread in various directions within the foot;
  • Homolateral – all five metatarsals are fractured in the same direction;
  • Isolated – only one or two metatarsals are fractured.

X-rays, and in some cases CT scans or MRI’s, can be taken to diagnose a Lisfranc fracture.  It is important to receive medical assistance immediately, as with any injury, because a Lisfranc fracture that goes undiagnosed can result in damage to your joints, nerve cells and blood vessels.

If you have a Lisfranc fracture, chances are you will require surgery where screws are inserted into the bones across the joints.  If screws are inserted through the skin then doctors may use an external fixator.

Recovery means the foot will be in a cast for approximately 6-8 weeks and will be unable to support any kind of weight.  Once the cast is removed, doctors may recommend using a rigid arch support or walking brace, in addition to doing foot exercises to build strength so you can walk again.

If you are suffering from a Lisfranc fracture because of someone else’s negligence, contact Tarshish Cody, PLC today and speak to one of our highly experienced personal injury attorneys.  We pride ourselves on putting our clients first and we are dedicated to fighting every angle so you receive the compensation you deserve.  Call us today at 612-808-8999 or fill out the free case evaluation form.

START YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CASE EVALUATION


yes no 





yes no 


yes no 

 


yes no 


yes no 




yes no 

  



 

From The BlogView All Personal Injury Posts

Insurance Claim Denied By Farmers? Learn About Your Options.

Quick Facts About Farmers Insurance Farmers is an insurance company based out of Los Angeles, California. The company was founded in 1928 and has approximately 21,000 employees. One of the top ten largest auto insurance providers in the United States, Farmers has more than nineteen million policies in place. In 2005, Farmers denied a car […]

Read the full article →
Was Your Insurance Claim Denied By Nationwide? Learn What You Can Do.

Quick Facts About Nationwide Insurance Nationwide is an insurance company based out of Columbus, Ohio. The company was founded in 1926 and has over 25,000 employees. In June of 2014, a plaintiff was awarded $18 million in punitive damages after Nationwide was shown to have “strong-armed” its own policyholder, rather than negotiating in good faith […]

Read the full article →

Attorneys Practicing In This Area

Staff Supporting This Area

Traci Vercande

Julie Rosales

No Fees Until You Collect No Fees Until You Collect

Featured By