Damage and injuries to our face can be one of the most traumatic experiences a person can suffer. Even if we say we are not bothered about the way we look, deep down we are all a little worried about our appearance. So if suddenly we no longer looked the way we used to, it can really have an impact on our self-confidence and general wellbeing.
For instance, to suffer from a lacerations to the face from Monmouthshire road traffic accidents may leave victims with scars that need cosmetic surgery to be repaired with skin grafts, or you could damage your jaw and teeth meaning that you need a lot of expensive dental work, and possibly even all new teeth. If you break a bone in your face, this can not only be extremely painful but can also leave your face disfigured, needing in severe cases constructive cosmetic surgery.
The worst part of a facial injury though, for many victims, is the emotional trauma. The physical side can be treated with pain relief and hopefully corrective surgery, but the damage to one’s psychological state can be life-changing.
In some cases, the emotional trauma can be more serious and longer-lasting than the actual physical injury. Emotional trauma can prevent people from recovering as quickly as they could, stop people from working, and cause anxiety, loss of appetite leading to eating disorders, and often panic attacks.
If you know someone who is exhibiting these symptoms, or you yourself have these feelings after suffering injuries in Monmouthshire road traffic accidents or an accident somewhere else, then you should seek the help of a medical professional immediately before your symptoms get out of hand.
You should also find out about making a claim for personal injuries against the person who was to blame for your injuries. The claim could get back any earnings you have lost, pay for you to get private medical treatment for your injury, and the specialist psychological help you need to put your life back together.
How to make claims for Monmouthshire road traffic accidents
At Accident Advice Helpline, our lawyers are specially trained in dealing with personal injury claims. They work harder on your behalf than a paid-by-the-hour solicitor as our service is no win, no fee, so if we do not win your claim then our lawyers do not get paid. So if your accident was not your fault, you have received medical treatment, and it was no more than three years ago, call our friendly and helpful advisers any time of day or night on free phone number 0800 689 0500 and get things started.
Or, simply visit the website and use the 30-second test to find an estimate of how much you may be awarded for your personal injury claim.
Date Published: 22nd August 2014
Author: David Brown