Sometimes, an injury that happens very quickly can have a long-lasting impact, and this is especially true in personal injury cases involving disfigurement.  Many times accidents in here in San Diego result in disfigurement, which is the state of having one’s appearance deeply and persistently harmed medically from a disease, birth defect, wound or permanent scars.

Disfigurements are not only difficult to handle on a physical level, but they can be difficult to accept on an emotional level as well.  This can lead to depression and difficulties with interacting in social situations.  It can also be hard for disfigured individuals to perform job related tasks, or even just basic everyday activities, of which there are a lot if you live in San Diego.  Injuries that leave young children with scars and disfigurement are especially devastating.  Disfigurement can seriously affect a child’s social development and ability to function normally.

An additional factor which affects sufferers of a disfigurement is the reaction they get from other people.  Disfigurements affecting visible areas such as the face, arms and hands are the hardest to cope with.  If you or a loved one have suffered any sort of disfigurement due to someone else’s irresponsibility, they should be held liable for any physical or emotional trauma you endure, and the best way to make that happen is to hire an experienced personal injury lawyer in San Diego to help you.

Top Causes of Disfigurement

These are some of the top causes of disfigurement:

Why Hire Our Personal Injury Lawyers?

Since 1992, the personal injury lawyers at the Pines Salomon Injury Lawyers, APC. in San Diego have been helping people just like you cope with disfigurement after a traumatic automobile accident.  Our firm’s founder, Michael Pines, is a former insurance company lawyer, so he knows how the insurance companies work.  Insurance companies may not pay a fair settlement.  If you don’t want insurance companies to take advantage of you, you should hire an experienced personal injury lawyer from our San Diego law firm.

We know the legal process can at times be very confusing, but hopefully our experience can guide you through the insurance claim process.  We will file your personal injury claim and pursue the maximum personal injury settlement for your physical injuries as well as any psychological injuries.

If you or a loved one have been involved in an automobile accident and suffered disfigurement we urge you to contact our bilingual offices as soon as possible following the accident at 1-858-551-2090 or please click here for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury attorney in San Diego.  We handle all cases on a contingency fee basis, which means that you do not pay anything until we recover money on your behalf.