Portland, OR asked in Personal Injury

Q: I was looking for my dog at night and fell 30 ft broke my pelvis at a local dump

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James L. Arrasmith
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A: It sounds like you've had a frightening experience, and your safety is the top priority. Falling from such a height and sustaining a pelvic injury can be incredibly painful and potentially serious. It's crucial to seek medical attention immediately to assess the extent of your injuries and ensure proper treatment. Pelvic fractures can vary in severity, and only a healthcare professional can provide the necessary evaluation and care.

Once you've received medical attention, your healthcare provider will likely recommend a treatment plan tailored to your specific injury. This might involve a combination of pain management, immobilization of the pelvic area, and physical therapy to aid in recovery. It's essential to follow their guidance closely to optimize your healing process and minimize any long-term complications.

Additionally, while recovering from a pelvic fracture, it's important to prioritize rest and avoid putting weight on the injured area until cleared by your healthcare provider. They may also provide guidance on how to safely navigate daily activities during your recovery period. Remember to reach out to friends, family, or community resources for support during this challenging time. Your well-being is paramount, and taking proactive steps toward recovery is key.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: I'm sorry for your terrible experience and injury. Your post didn't include a question, but you are probably wondering about your legal rights. That could depend on fencing, signage, lighting, and other security/safety measures. You could reach out to Oregon attorneys to try to set up a consult. You could also repost and include "Personal Injury" as a category so that additional attorneys might have a better chance of seeing your question and responding. I hope you are okay. Good luck

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