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Any injury that can alter or change someone’s physical appearance can be life-changing. Degloving or catastrophic skin injuries are one of those personal injuries that can cause the victim to endure a lifetime of pain and suffering both physically and mentally.

Knowing where to go next when you or a loved one is involved in an accident that leads to something traumatic and life-altering like a degloving injury can be hard. The attorneys at Schiffman Firm have over 100 years of combined legal experience and trial expertise in helping accident victims receive the compensation they deserve.

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If you or someone you care about suffered a serious skin injury or a catastrophic degloving injury, contact our team today for a free consultation.

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A catastrophic skin injury

What is degloving?

Degloving happens when a large piece of skin and the layer of soft tissue right under it partially or completely rip from your body. These layers of skin don’t receive blood even if they are still attached to the injured area. 1

Most degloving injuries and extremely serious and can lead to long term health complications that require constant care and attention. In the most extreme cases, a degloving injury can even lead to wrongful death lawsuits.

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Car collisions, motorcycle accidents, machinery injuries

How does a degloving injury occur?

Degloving injuries are most common in accidents where the bare skin meets some sort of rough or abrasive surface, often types at high-velocity speeds. Because of that, most degloving injuries occur during:

In more severe cases, accidents involving dangerous chemicals can cause catastrophic skin injuries including degloving.

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Blood Loss, Shock, Infections

What types of side effects come with a degloving injury?

In addition to disfigurement and skin loss, degloving injuries can also have side effects including:

  • Blood loss
  • Shock
  • Infections

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How much is my degloving injury worth?

There are many factors to consider when determining how much a personal injury case is worth. Some things to consider:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost incoming and wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Ongoing treatment

Accidents leading to catastrophic injuries such as degloving are extremely complicated legal matters. If you or someone you love suffered a degloving injury you need to seek proper legal representation. A personal injury law firm like the team at Schiffman Firm offers free consultations and can help guide you on the next steps.

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