Connecticut Auto Accidents: Child Growth Plate Injuries

Friday, July 14th, 2017 by | Posted In: Auto Accidents

Connecticut auto accidents can affect the state’s youngest passengers. Children in a vehicle often are in the back seat during a car accident and hold no liability in the crash. When a child is in an 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 bones. Because they are the weakest piece of a child’s bone they are more susceptible to a fracture.

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

If your child was in a Connecticut auto accident, contact our firm immediately. We will help protect their rights.

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