25 Jul Personal Injury Lawsuits: Compensation for Disfigurement and Scarring
While personal injuries can result in brain damage or damage to a person’s spinal cord, in some cases, they may also cause a person to be scarred or disfigured, and this disfigurement can negatively impact that individual’s quality of life for the rest of his life. Disfigurement can come in the form of:
- Loss of part of all of a person’s limbs or digits
- Loss of an eye or ear
- Severe scarring to any part of a person’s body.
While such manifestations of disfigurement can wreck extreme physical damage and may cause a person to need ongoing (or lifelong) medical treatments, they can also cause significant emotional damage, as a disfigurement can send someone into a deep depression and/or cause them to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Causes of Disfigurement
Although disfigurement may be caused by events that are unpredictable and, therefore, unpreventable, in many cases, it may also result from another person’s (or another party’s) negligent behaviors. Some instances when negligence can play a role in causing disfigurement include (but are not limited to):
- Motor vehicle accidents, including car, truck and motorcycle accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Unsafe premises
- Construction or workplace accidents
- Use of defective or dangerous devices (including consumer products and medical equipment)
- Use of dangerous prescription drugs
- Animal attacks
When any of these factors plays a role in causing an accident that results in disfigurement, victims will be entitled to compensation for their medical bills, permanent disabilities and mental anguish by pursing a personal injury lawsuit.
Phoenix Personal Injury Lawyers
If you have been disfigured or suffered from any other type of personal injury and suspect that another party’s negligence or recklessness may be to blame, the Phoenix personal injury lawyers at the Law Office of Richard Langerman will fight to help you obtain the maximum possible compensation you deserve to cover your pain and suffering, lost wages, and medical bills. We have extensive experience representing clients both inside and outside of the courtroom against defense attorneys, corporate lawyers and insurance company agents alike.
Our attorneys will fight to protect our clients’ rights, ensuring they obtain the compensation they deserve. Because we accept cases on a contingency basis, you will pay no attorney fees unless we recover financial compensation for you. To learn more about your legal rights and receive a free initial consult, contact us today by calling (602) 240-5525.