Facial trauma also referred to a Maxillofacial Trauma encompasses any physical trauma the face.  The incidence of facial trauma in the United States has decreased over the past decades due to increased safety improvement in newer manufactures vehicles on our roads.  However, facial injuries as a result of violent crimes such as assault and battery, and sexual assault are on the rise.  Also dog bite injuries are on the rise do the prevalence of dangerous breeds such as Pit bulls and Rottweiler’s as household pets.

Common facial trauma injuries include:

  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Mandibular Fractures
  • Nasal Fractures
  • Broken teeth
  • Lacerations
  • Disfigurement
  • Traumatic Eye injury
  • Hemorrhaging
  • Isolated Orbital Fractures
  • Frontal Bone Fractures
  • Maxillary and Mid face  fractures
  • Traumatic optic Neuropathy

Experiencing facial injuries can be difficult.  Victims not only have to deal with the physical pain and suffering but also the psychological impact of a facial disfigurement.  If you or a loved one has been the victim of a violent crime, a dog bite incident or a auto accident and has sustained facial trauma contact our Personal Injury Attorneys today.

Common causes of Facial Trauma: Facial trauma can take place due to a varied array of accident and intentional acts some of the most common are as follows:

  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Dog Bites and animal attacks
  • Slip and Falls
  • Construction site accidents
  • Gunshot wound injuries
  • Assault and battery
  • Sexual assault
  • Police use of brutal force in subjugating a suspect
  • Airbag deployment injuries
  • Medical Malpractice and Surgery malpractice

Negligence causing injuries: How to prove liability in court?

In order to prove negligence in the state of California a plaintiff must demonstrate the presence of four elements:  (1)  A Duty of Care is owed to the plaintiff under the circumstances, (2) the responsible party breach their duty of care to the injured party (plaintiff) (3) the defendant was the actual and proximate cause of the plaintiff’s damages and (4) the plaintiff actually suffered some harm (psychological or physical) as a result of the defendants negligence.

Selecting the Right Legal Representation for your Injuries

 It is important for your attorney understands the extent of your injuries due to the negligence of car drivers, truck companies, dog owners, and property owners.  An attorney must be able to provide the proper experts to determine the extent of your injuries and the compensation you are owed.

 Downtown LA Law Group:  We are a full service plaintiff’s law firm. We are compassionate litigators fighting for the rights of our clients.  Our attorneys can help with your case. Contact us today for a free case evaluation or a second opinion.

Remember: It is crucial to act quickly before any limitations can lower or extinguish your rightful claim. Call us for a free consultation with one of our injury attorneys regarding your claim: (855) DT-LA-LAW