Facial trauma which results in loss of sight and/or disfigurement often causes severe depression and anxiety. When a person suffers a devastating loss of vision or change in appearance, he or she may develop social and other fears and may often feel stigmatized and withdraw from friends and family.
Many of us take being able to see our loved ones and enjoying the sunrise for granted. Performing everyday tasks can become a memory if eye function is compromised in an accident. If you, or a loved one have suffered an injury to the eyes, face or head, the person, persons or entity responsible for the injury must be held accountable. Speak with an attorney to consider a case.
Accidents Causing Eye, Head & Face Injuries
Injuries, scarring and disfigurement to the head, eyes and face can be caused by all sorts of accidents such as car accidents, and truck and motorcycle accidents. Animal attacks involving children, in particular dog bites can result in serious injury to the head, eyes and face area because children are often approximately eye level with the animal and children lack the ability to defend themselves. Burns including electrical burns, chemical burns and burns due to explosions often cause eye, face and other head injuries.
Types Of Eye & Face Injuries
- Soft Tissue Injuries
- Nerve Damage
- Enucleation (loss of an eye)
- Loss of Vision