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Los Angeles Laceration Injury Attorney

A laceration is a cut or tears in the skin. Sometimes it can be a catastrophic injury, and other times it heals with few medical complications. Piercings and punctures are similar to lacerations, but usually involve clamping down on a body part, with deeper penetration into the body.

Hello. I am Los Angeles catastrophic laceration and piercings lawyer, Michael Ehline. I have been a personal injury legal expert for over 16 years. I have drafted federal consumer safety litigation and lobbied the U.S. Congress on behalf of consumers. Presently, I help all types of personal injury victims recover compensation for California personal injuries.

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And as weird as it sounds, overexertion, cutting, and piercing are common injuries faced by people in L.A. When you think about it, just living and commuting in the city lends itself to these types of injuries. An overexerted biker can be thrown and impaled on a fixed or moving object.

For example, all manner of objects like metal poles, glass shards, and barriers. But of course, piercings can be done at a tattoo parlor, or they can be due to assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. In fact, a piercing of the skin due to a dog attack raises questions of strict liability.

You can probably imagine in your head all the ways your body could be cut open and penetrated by twisted metal, a sharp corner, or canine fangs sinking into your ankle as you run away in fear.

Our world-famous laceration injury lawyers in Los Angeles are available 24-7 to tale calls and discuss the facts of all new cases with all new clients.

Various features may cause or contribute to this condition and the victim’s agony. Items such as broken glass, debris from a slip and fall, or nails or teeth can rip skin apart and cause nerve damage.

But blunt force trauma seen during a rollover crash remains just as damaging or deadly. So laceration and overexertion injuries range from minor to fatal. It’s almost enough to cause you or a loved one your sanity.

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Cuts and lacerations are among the most horrific injuries to suffer. Below, I am going to explain the many ways these injuries occur. Next, I will cover the types of injuries and how Ehline Law can help you win maximum compensation for personal injuries caused by another person’s negligence. As a bonus, at the end, I am going to share a secret of how to get the best laceration accident law firm by your side.

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After forming an attorney-client relationship with us, we will guide your case with our over 30 years of combined legal experience. We also take calls 24/7 for all new personal injury clients. Call us today at (213) 596-9642, or use our convenient online contact us form for faster service from an experienced Los Angeles Laceration injury lawyer at Ehline Law Firm.

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General Information About Cuts, Wounds, and Lacerations.

Skin injuries remain the main cause of lacerations. It happens if the skin is split open or separated. Many times this is a jagged cut. These are particularly dangerous, mainly when caused by blunt force trauma, such as in a car crash.

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Other causes and issues can include:

  • Cuts are caused by sharp objects such as glass during a car crash;
  • A gash is when the laceration is long or profound;
  • When the skin and tissue gets torn away from the body an avulsion results;
  • Abrasion is when the skin is scraped but not total gash to the bone;
  • These can be traumatic injuries due to the way they have occurred. (These can have long-lasting effects due to the location or severity);
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian accidents;
  • Construction site accidents and falls from ladders or a roof;
  • Slipping and falling in an area that is wet or poorly maintained.
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The Severity and Location of the Wound

Such a gash or laceration can take place anywhere on the body. These are external, and there are some common places where they most often occur, including the face, arms, and legs.

A deep laceration can be especially serious if there is damage to the muscle or bone. When the laceration is on the face, it can require extensive treatment to avoid disfigurement.

Symptoms of Serious Cut or Puncture Wound

Lacerations are among the most apparent injuries a body can sustain and can include the following symptoms:

  • Pain is the most common;
  • Fainting from loss of blood or head trauma;
  • Exposure of the tissue below the skin, muscle, or bone;
  • Infection can occur from the lacerated area;
  • Disfigurement from the laceration.

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Treatment For Cuts, Gashes, Wounds, and Lacerations?

The treatment for a wound such as this will depend on the location. The main factors after that include the depth and size of the injury.

The first treatment for the damage will be to stop the bleeding, and other treatments include:

  • To prevent infection and promote proper healing you must clean the wound;
  • Topical medications, ointments, and injections may help numb the pain;
  • A tetanus shot helps prevent lockjaw;
  • Some wounds require stitches, glue, or tape. Almost all of them must become immobilized if needed;
  • Facial injuries often require specialized treatment to avoid disfigurement;
  • There will be topical medications, bandages, or dressing maintenance.

The Complications That Can Occur With Lacerations:

These injuries need immediate medical care to heal properly. So professional treatment is critical in avoiding major blood loss or infection. Scarring or debilitation can also be a significant issue when victims open a claim and self-represent.

Other issues can include:

  • Continued pain when not treated properly;
  • Weakness, fainting from loss of blood;
  • Infection, including other symptoms like fever, redness, swelling, and pus or drainage;
  • Scarring, possibly including keloids;
  • Infection, possibly leading to death;
  • Death from loss of blood.

Only a well-trained Los Angeles personal injury lawyer can decipher the facts and make the situation a winner. As noted, there is no risk to you. The call is free, the advice is free and if you hire and we don’t win, we take no fee. This means if we don’t win, you don’t pay an attorney’s fee.

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As a bonus, when you shoot straight with us, we promise to make you part of our extended family, and promise to help you and your loved ones with referrals for other matters to lawyers we trust! As another added bonus to our services, in many cases, we offer up-front medical coverage referrals.

And sometimes it means a medical lien advance on the full cost of all treatment. Are you ready to discover the secrets of winning a laceration claim? Contact right now to discuss your legal rights with a premier California personal injury lawyer at (213) 596-9642. Contact a superior lawyer today.

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