Scarring and Disfigurement Side of Face and Neck

Catastrophic injuries can cause scarring and disfigurement that can have a lifelong impact, both physically and emotionally. The high visibility of scarring and disfigurement on the side of the face and neck can also affect a person’s quality of life in numerous ways, such as lost employment opportunities and low self-esteem.

Potential Settlement Value

In 2012, the Court in Ellis v Fallios-Guthierrez, 2012 ONSC 1670 awarded the injured person $55,000 for injuries that included scarring and disfigurement of the face.

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*Disclaimer: These illustrations should not be relied on as medically accurate. Always consult your healthcare
practitioner to better understand your injuries. In determining the potential settlement value of pain and
suffering awards, many factors need to be considered. The awards given as examples are specific to a particular
set of facts. Always consult your legal representative for a more accurate assessment of your specific case.