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Degloving Injury Claims

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Degloving injuries occur when the top layers of the skin and tissue are torn away from the underlying muscle, tissue, and bone. Although they are most common in the legs, degloving injuries can occur in virtually any part of the body. They are often life-threatening because they can cause significant blood loss and tissue death.

Degloving can affect the:

  • Legs
  • Scalp
  • Face
  • Torso
  • Arms
  • Hands
  • Fingers
  • Feet
  • Shoulder blades
  • Knees
  • Buttocks
  • Hip bone

Depending on the severity of injury and its location, degloving can have a considerable impact on a victim. In addition to being extremely painful, degloving presents a risk of blood loss and infection, as well as disfigurement and disability. Muscle and nerve damage may lead to paralysis and loss of muscle control in the affected area.

Have you or a loved one experienced degloving injuries? Call a Philadelphia injury attorney at (215) 608-2183 for a free review of your case. You may be entitled to compensation.

Potential Causes of Degloving

Open degloving (where the tissue is ripped away, exposing muscle or bone) and closed degloving (where the skin is separated from underlying tissue without an outward laceration) can be caused by:

  • Traffic accidents, including motorcycle, car, and truck accidents
  • Pedestrian and bicycle accidents
  • Accidents involving industrial equipment or heavy machinery
  • Animal bites, such as dog bites
  • Falls from heights

Even with treatment, degloving may cause permanent scarring, paralysis, or problems with muscle coordination and control. Amputation may be required if the damage is too extensive.

If you want to pursue maximum compensation for this catastrophic injury, make sure you work with an experienced Philadelphia personal injury lawyer. Marciano & MacAvoy, P.C. has a history of serving the injured that extends over 25 years, and we have recovered tens of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts. Put us on your side and we will fight for you.

Contact our firm at (215) 608-2183 today. We serve all of Pennsylvania and are always here to take your call.

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