How is scarring evaluated?

QUESTION:

How is scarring evaluated?

AND THE ANSWER IS:

When someone receives cuts or abrasions in an accident or from subsequent surgeries, the scarring left behind is both permanent and unsightly.  The value the insurance company places on scarring varies greatly by who the scars are on and where they are located on the person.  Scarring on a child is regarded differently than on someone my age.  The same holds true for females with scars versus males.  Location matters as well.  Scarring on one’s face merits higher damages than a scar that cannot be seen in public. Oftentimes, clients see a plastic surgeon for a scarring evaluation to see what if any surgeries might reduce the appearance of the scars. It’s crucial that you photograph your wounds from the very beginning to help document the extent of your injuries.