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Degloving Injuries

Information from a Long Beach Personal Injury Lawyer

When someone is injured in such a way that his or her skin is removed from the muscle and tissue below, it is called a degloving injury. In general, non-fatal degloving injuries only affect arms, legs, fingers, and toes. These injuries cause intense pain to the victim and may lead to partial or total disability. Degloving injuries can happen in on the job accidents, or in motorcycle accidents, car accidents or bicycle accidents. Unfortunately, Long Beach has a high rate of car accidents and an even higher rate of motorcycle accidents and bike accidents, so these injuries are not as rare as they should be.

When a degloving injury is caused by negligence, the victim is entitled to compensation for his or her medical bills, long-term medical costs, lost income, and emotional pain. Degloving injuries are incredibly rare, so it is important that you have legal representation who understands the severity of the injury and how it will affect your life as you recover.

Caring Legal Attention

The Long Beach accident attorneys at McGee, Lerer & Associates are concerned with one thing: your rights as a victim. When you've been hurt in an accident through no fault of your own, you should not have to pay hospital and additional medical costs on top of enduring physical pain and working on recovering. We are a family-oriented firm: Founded by a husband and wife team, we are dedicated to protecting individuals and their families from financial ruin due to an accident.

Combined, we have more than 38 years of experience representing serious injury victims in Long Beach. We have seen firsthand how difficult it is for someone to go up alone against an insurance company to recover damages. Let our expertise help you. We've worked with countless victims to recover just compensation for their injuries. Some of our clients have won multimillion-dollar victories.

We know that this is a stressful, confusing, and financially difficult time. All of our cases are taken on a contingency-fee basis, so you won't have to worry about paying us unless we win your case. We also provide a case evaluation free of charge. Call us today to find out more about how we can help you win your case.