Do you have a scar visible to the public? Are you grappling emotionally with the visibility of a disfigurement? Our Philadelphia Disfigurement Attorneys at the Weitz Firm understand that when someone suffers an injury resulting in a scar on their face or body, it is more than just a physical issue—its an emotional issue too. Suffering an injury is punishment enough. Now you have to walk around with a daily reminder? Let our Philadelphia Disfigurement Attorneys help you find some hope in seeking to hold those responsible accountable for their actions. We can’t change what happened or erase the pain, but we can seek justice.
Face injuries and disfigurement are a result of accidents that affected those areas. For example, dog bite injuries typically affect the face, neck or upper body area. Dog bites vary in size and impact. If a powerful dog attacked you like a pit bull or German Shepard, then you probably suffered multiple puncture wounds or lacerations caused by the teeth scratching the skin. Other accidents include, but are not limited to
These kinds of accidents involve situations where a person’s skin can experience second or third-degree burns. Depending on the severity of the burn, the skin will not be able to grow back smoothly or even the same color. Sometimes chemical burns can leave permanent scarring even after skin grafting to help the skin grow back.
Other accidents may cause broken bones like skull fractures or broken facial bones like cheeks, nose, or bones surrounding mouth or eyes. Breaking bones in this area can cause permanent disfigurement. Those who attempt reconstruction surgery may undergo more pain in an attempt to look as they once did. Reconstruction surgery is expensive and can cause extended pain. When you are recovering from an injury, the last thing you want to experience is more pain.
Our Philadelphia Disfigurement Attorneys understand that living with disfigurement or scarring means so much more than just vanity. Seeing these scars over and over again takes an emotional toll. You are reminded every day that this accident happened to you because someone was acting carelessly and negligently. You deserve to feel safe and secure in your skin. You can’t do that when you are continuously traumatized by looking in the mirror.
We would love to reverse time and prevent this accident from happening to you, but we can’t. Instead, we can get you compensation for all the medical bills associated with your disfigurement. We can also fight for you to get compensation for any pain and suffering associated with your scarring or disfigurement.
You are enough just the way you are, but we understand that you also need financial support to get you through this sensitive time. Call 267-587-6240 or click here to start a free consultation with our professional attorneys at the Weitz Firm in Philadelphia today.