New Haven Auto Accidents & Child Growth Plate Injuries

June 19, 2017
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New Haven auto accidents can significantly affect the youngest and most vulnerable among us. Children traveling in a vehicle often are in the back seat during an auto accident and hold no liability in the crash. When a child is in a New Haven auto accident and they break a bone, it can affect their growth plates. But what are growth plates?

According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, growth plates are made of tissue at the end of bones that determine the length and future shape of the bone. They are the weakest piece of a child’s bone and therefore they are more susceptible to a fracture.

Growth plate injuries, like those from a New Haven auto accident, can have lasting effects on a child if:

If your child was in a New Haven auto accident, contact our firm immediately. We will work to protect their rights.