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Pursuing Maximum Compensation For Eye Injuries
When an injury results in blindness or loss of sight, this long-term disability is life-changing. Even if the loss of sight is not complete (for example, the loss of vision in one eye), it can still drastically impact your life. When you are facing these challenges due to the negligence of another, an attorney can help you seek compensation for your injuries.
At Padilla Law Group, LLP, our lawyers have years of experience in helping injured victims throughout North County receive justice after a life-changing accident. When your sight has been affected by an injury, we will work with you to understand the full extent of the damage that you have suffered and its impact on you. We will work to achieve the best possible results for you.
Common Causes Of Blindness And Loss Of Sight
There are many ways that the negligence of another person can result in blindness or loss of sight. Some common examples include:
- Automobile accidents. When an accident causes trauma to a person’s head and face, the eye can be damaged as well.
- Medical negligence. If a physician fails to request diagnostic testing when an eye examination reveals a sight-threatening condition like glaucoma or cataracts, that negligence can result in permanent loss of sight.
- Surgical errors or complications. This can include damage to the optic nerve or retina during traditional surgery or complications from LASIK surgery.
- Dangerous and defective products. This includes nonsterile eye medication that can cause bacterial growth that damages otherwise healthy eyes.
No matter what the cause of your loss of sight, we understand that this can be an emotionally, financially and physically taxing time. Having an experienced attorney by your side can help ensure that you get the support and medical care that you need.
We will diligently investigate the extent of your injuries and the impact that they will have on your life moving forward. The consequences of these injuries can be profound, affecting your career, your ability to drive, your lifestyle and more. Our attorneys will work to make your future more certain.