Scarring and disfigurement, particularly in the facial area, can diminish career growth and prevent future employment opportunities. It can sometimes affect social lives and marriage arrangements and result in lifelong emotional pain. Even if scarring and disfigurement does not cause any practical restrictions in bodily movement or performance, legal action can be taken to recover damages.
Some injury cases may focus on scarring and disfigurement as the main aspect of the case. In other instances, the person may have also sustained other injuries in addition to the scarring or disfigurement (for example, in a car accident injury case).
There are countless types of scarring and disfigurement lawsuits, including lawsuits involving:
Scarring and disfigurement cases can result in major losses to the injured party. Long-term injuries and effects can often be involved in these types of cases. For scarring and disfigurement lawsuits, the legal remedy will often involve a monetary damages award. The damages may cover costs such as:
If you have been injured in an accident or may have injured someone else, you should speak to an experienced personal injury lawyer about the facts of your case. Your attorney can provide you with advice and input for your case and can represent you during important court meetings and hearings.
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