Permanent scars or disfigurements will be part of your claim for pain and suffering. The mental distress caused by such scars and disfigurements can have a devastating effect on a person’s quality of life. This is a profound loss for which you should be compensated. Depending on the severity of the scarring or disfigurement you are left with, Stark & Stark’s burn injury attorneys may retain an expert on your behalf who will demonstrate the effect your scarring or disfigurement may have on your employability. Sadly, studies have shown that scarring or disfigurement may lessen a person’s career opportunities and progression. You should be compensated for those lost opportunities.