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Atlanta Drunk Driver Accident: 5 Causes of Facial Trauma that Can Endure


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4/27/2012
Shane Smith
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Car crashes caused by drunk drivers may leave behind not only grave physical injury but also mounting medical expenses and psychological anguish that may be so severe a victim will not recover for years, if ever, from the trauma.

If you or someone you care about has suffered from facial trauma due to an accident caused by a drunk driver, consult an auto injury lawyer from the Atlanta law firm of Shane Smith.
Facial damage or disfigurement – also referred to as maxillofacial trauma – is a common result of serious traffic accidents.

The highest risk factors of sustaining severe facial damage include the following:
 
  • the presence of light poles, trees, or parked cars in the accident area;
  • failure to wear a safety belt;
  • high enough speeds to cause ejection from the vehicle;
  • alcohol usage; and
  • burn wounds from being trapped inside a vehicle after is crashes. 

Facial disfigurement can range in levels of severity. Likewise, the cost of treatment can vary from hundreds to thousands of dollars, depending on the type of injury and how the damage it has done physically and emotionally.

Contacting an Auto Accident Compensation Attorney  

After a serious accident by a drunk driver, you and your family may be dealing with the grief of serious injury, loss of a loved one, and financial burdens. During this difficult time it’s easy to get frustrated with your situation – you didn’t deserve to suffer due to the negligence of another!

The personal injury lawyers at The Law Offices of Shane Smith are lawyers that get it
; we know the frustration our clients are experiencing when dealing with insurance companies.

Many of our clients don’t know how to hire a lawyer, so we offer 2 FREE guides, I Was Hit By a Drunk Driver: What Do I Do Next? and 10 Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Georgia Wreck Case. Our guides contain valuable information on filing a lawsuit after car crashes caused by drunk drivers, drunk driving accident statistics, and how an attorney can help. When you’re ready to get started on your claim, contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta to set up a FREE consultation – 770-487-8999.


Category: DUI Victims

Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia

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