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Facial injuries are not only extremely painful, but they can also leave someone feeling self-conscious for their entire life. If you’ve suffered from a facial injury because of someone else’s negligence, you should contact the experienced Ohio facial injury lawyers at Kisling, Nestico & Redick.
We’ll evaluate your case and inform you whether compensation can be recovered for your damages. Call us today at 1-800-HURT-NOW.
Facial injuries can be caused by a variety of events and are almost always evidence of negligence. Some of the most common causes of facial injuries we see at Kisling, Nestico & Redick includes:
Any damage to the area of the face that leads to burns, scars, lacerations, fractures, or loss of function is considered a facial injury. Although some facial injuries are more serious than others, all facial injuries can overwhelm you with medical bills, keep you away from work, and hinder your overall quality of life. Some examples of the types of facial injuries that are often caused by negligence are:
If you have sustained a facial injury that was not your fault, it is pertinent that you seek legal representation that will fight for compensation covering medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, disability, disfigurement, and other damages.
If you or your child suffered a fall and landed on the chin, it may result in a fracture of the mandible (jawbone), or damage to teeth by chipping or cracking.
While major jaw fractures are usually present in conjunction with other severe injuries, a less significant blow, such as an impact to the chin from a bicycle or trampoline fall, can result in a fracture of the mandibular condyles and/or posterior teeth.
In addition to a broken jaw, broken teeth, and possible scaring, hitting the bottom of the chin can also result in the jaw being forced back into the sensitive soft tissue. This can lead to long-term damage, often referred to as TMJ.
When wounds heal, they may result in an unsightly scar. And since your face is constantly exposed to the environment, scars on your face may have a harder time healing. Facial scarring from accidents can cause a permanent change in a victim’s appearance, and their negative impact can be accounted for in an injury claim or lawsuit in the form of damages for disfigurement.
Depending on the severity, permeant scaring, and other factors involved, you may be able to recover compensation for all the economic and non-economic damages related to the facial damages you endured. This could be the difference between recouping the wages you lost, getting the medical care or plastic surgery you need, and putting your life back together.
If you or a loved one suffered a facial injury because of another’s negligent act, you could pursue an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit. Whether you were hurt in a car accident, a fall, or by a defective product, you may be entitled to your:
Facial injuries and disfigurement often result in ongoing medical issues. This can include chronic pain and diminished quality of life. If you suffered a significant facial injury in a car wreck or any other accident, you might not be able to return to work or enjoy life as you did before the accident. It’s important to consider all your losses and ensure any settlement or award properly compensates you.
Determining liability for a facial laceration or broken jaw can be complicated, and a lot depends on the circumstances. For instance, you may be able to recoup some losses through worker’s compensation if you were hurt on the job.
However, you may have other expenses and options when negligence is involved. For instance, if you suffered a broken cheekbone in a slip and fall, you may be able to hold the business or their insurance liable.
Quality medical treatment can’t eliminate the ongoing physical and emotional pain victims of facial injuries experience. Therefore, if you are living with a facial injury that was caused by another party’s negligence, you should reach out to the Ohio facial injury lawyers at Kisling, Nestico & Redick as soon as possible.
We’ll determine whether you have a valid personal injury claim and ensure that your rights are protected. We can’t stop someone’s negligence from causing your facial injury, but we may be able to help collect compensation to alleviate some of the burdens you are facing.
At KNR our attorneys will:
KNR Has been successfully negotiating with insurance companies and taking our clients’ cases to court for years and can handle every aspect of your case from start to finish.
Contact Kisling, Nestico & Redick to speak with an experienced lawyer if you or a loved one have been hurt in an accident caused by the careless actions of another. We have seen many types of facial injuries, and we know what it takes to get what you need to recover.