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Common Injuries to the Chest

What are Common Chest Injuries?

  1. Rib Fracture: A broken rib, or fractured rib, is commonly caused by a motor vehicle accident. A rib break or fracture can be potentially dangerous if the bone damages any surrounding organs or blood vessels.
  2. Laceration: Any cut that tears the skin is referred to as a laceration. It is unlike an abrasion where the skin is scraped because the skin is not missing just separated. In a car crash, there are many factors that could cause lacerations to a person- glass, metal, objects within the vehicle itself.
  3. Pneumothorax: This is the medical term for a collapsed lung. When air collects in the space around the lungs, the lung suffers pressure and it cannot expand the way it needs to provide proper breathing.

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • “These guys impressed upon me that there are still good ones out there.”

    Kent D.

  • “I appreciate everything he has done for us and enjoy working as a "team" with him throughout this process.”

    Maleeia

  • “Before you select any attorney, meet with Tony and Alfred at Kalka & Baer LLC.”

    Ron H.

  • “Bryan and Jackie helped to alleviate the anxiety and stress. Their patience, kindness and professionalism was prevalent always.”

    Keena C.

  • “There are no words to express how grateful I am to you both.”

    M Morgan

  • “Tony and his team put together a case and helped me when no one else could I was able to get a recovery.”

    C Rabren

  • “He will be forever in your memory as not only a good lawyer, but a member of your family.”

    Previous Client

  • “He never treated me as "just another client" and promptly responded to every email/phone call.”

    Eryka G.

  • “They and all of their staff were great.”

    Frankie B.

  • “Tony and his team were compassionate and worked with us through the entire process.”

    Mike P.

  • “At all times you displayed professionalism, integrity and compassion.”

    C Icemp

  • “Kalka & Baer far exceeded my expectations...and they are just the nicest people you'd want to meet.”

    Barbara R.

  • “Because of him, I received a much-needed surgery due to my accident.”

    Robin

  • “Tony has made my life so much easier and got me the max available!”

    Jessica

  • “Tony Kalka and his team are not only very good at what they do but they are decent honest people with good character and big hearts.”

    Jeff R.

Work With a Recognized Legal Team

  • You Pay Nothing Unless We Win
  • Millions of Dollars in Settlements Recovered
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