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Disfigurement & Scarring

Injury from a major accident, assault or medical malpractice can cause a great deal of physical pain. If the incident also leaves you with a permanent disfigurement, the emotional toll can be equally as high.

A disfigurement can both change your appearance and cause functional deficiencies. A serious burn may leave you with much scar tissue and nerve damage to the skin. A vehicular accident can easily sever body parts or damage them to the point that amputation is necessary. Our law firm fights for injury victims. We can hold accountable those individuals and companies who are responsible.

Disfigurement can occur due to a number of incidents such as major car accidents, heat or chemical burns, workplace accidents and medical mistakes. Often, these incidents occur through no fault of your own and leave you with a permanent daily reminder of a traumatic event. Without legal help, insurance companies are not likely to offer you sufficient compensation for your suffering. You need a personal injury attorney behind you to protect your rights.

Lacerations are irregular, jagged-edged wounds to skin and muscle tissue, usually caused by a blunt force as opposed to an incised cut, which is caused by a sharp object and has straight edges. A severe laceration can damage skin, muscle and nerves to the point of irreversible damage. In addition, lacerations often leave scars.

Scarring is a very common form of disfigurement. While a wound may heal and you may regain most or all functionality of the body part, scars can be constant reminders of the incident. If the scarring is to a highly visible part of your body, like your face, it can also change the way the world perceives you as well as the way you perceive yourself. Plastic surgery can be a treatment for disfigurement, but it can also cause it as sometimes happens during procedures like breast augmentation.

You deserve compensation for the physical, financial and emotional effects of an injury that caused disfigurement. Call the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A. at 407-425-2000 or toll free at 877-FL-INJURY to schedule a free consultation. We will evaluate the details of your case to determine whether you have a valid claim. Call today to set up a free and confidential consultation to discuss your case.

Florida Personal Injury Office Locations

Main Office

Orlando Personal Injury Office:
3117 Edgewater Dr.
Orlando, FL 32804
Phone: 407-425-2000
Toll Free: 877-FL-INJURY
                 (877-354-6587)
Fax: 407-843-8274

Seminole County

Lake Mary Office:
1001 Heathrow Park Lane
Suite 4001
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Phone: 407-487-4408

Osceola County

Kissimmee Office:
17 S. Orlando Ave.
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: 407-966-4408

Volusia County

Daytona Beach Office:
1301 Beville Rd., Suite 8
Daytona Beach, FL 32119
Phone: 386-243-4994

DeBary Office:
465 Summerhaven Drive, Suite C
DeBary, FL 32713
Phone: 386-320-3911

Deland Office:
Downtown Executive Center
120 South Woodland Blvd.
Deland, FL 32720
Phone: 386-206-1264

Citrus County

Inverness Office:
110 North Apopka Ave.
Inverness, FL 34453
Phone: 352-205-4341

Polk County

Lakeland Office:
1102 S. Florida Ave., Suite 104
Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: 863-968-7551

Winter Haven Office:
325 Avenue A, N.W.
Winter Haven, FL 33881
Phone: 863-968-7173

Hillsborough County

Tampa Office:
100 S. Edison St. Suite D
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: 813-355-9772

Marion-Sumter Counties

The Villages Office:
3420 U.S. Hwy. 27/441
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
Phone: 352-419-0825

Lake County

Mt. Dora Office:
602 East 5th Ave.
Mt. Dora, FL 32757
Phone: 352-436-4696

Clermont Office:
900 W. Highway 50
Clermont, FL 34711
Phone: 352-503-4674

Brevard County

Titusville Office:
506 S. Palm Ave.
Titusville, FL 32780
Phone: 321-222-7300

Cocoa Office:
96 Willard Street
Suite 206,
Cocoa, FL 32922
Phone: 321-757-1373