Scars Cause Physical And Psychological Pain

Every year, numerous Austin residents suffer injuries in accidents, fires, dog attacks and as a result of botched medical procedures — among other things. Many of them walk away with noticeable or disfiguring scars that are a visible reminder of what happened to them. Not only are these scars often physically painful initially, they can also cause significant long-term psychological trauma as well. Our law firm can help you fight for damages whether your losses are economic or noneconomic in nature.

Scars Can Affect Quality Of Life

Adults and children may suffer serious injuries in events that leave scars. Such incidents do not discriminate: male or female, young or old, scars can affect one's quality of life. The physical pain of the injury may subside over time, but the visible presence of the scar may continue to negatively affect the person's life.

Adults who have visible scars from traumatic events may find that they struggle in their personal and professional lives. Their relationships may suffer, they may lack confidence at work and around other people, and they may suffer from depression. Children with visible scars often end up with depression, fear going out in public and can struggle making friends. Without help, these struggles can haunt them for the rest of their lives.

If you or a loved one has visible scars from an injury, medical and psychological treatments may help repair the damage. The impact these treatments have on a person's life can be incredible. Scar revision surgery, combined with talk therapy has given numerous adults and children a better outlook on life. The problem is that these treatments come at a significant cost.

Seeking The Compensation You Need

When the negligence of others is responsible for your scars, the attorneys at Komie & Morrow, LLP, may be able to help you fight for the compensation you need and deserve. Our firm has over 60 years of combined experience assisting victims pursue relief for their losses, whether they are economic or noneconomic in nature. We do this by performing exhaustive investigations, by meticulously preparing for settlement negotiations or trial and aggressively advocating for your needs. Call us today for a free consultation at 512-937-1291 or reach out to us online.