The severity of burn injuries can be tragic to the victim and their loved ones. If the severe burn was the result of another individual’s carelessness, then they should be liable for compensation. If you are the victim of a burn injury, just attempting to get through the day can be a trying and frequently a painful experience. If your family member or spouse is the victim, getting them their treatment, possible counseling, and other life-altering events can impact you as much as the victim. Recovery from severe burns, or those that cover large areas of the body, can be a difficult and long process. Personal injury attorneys comprehend what you are going through and are there to help you and ensure you receive the compensation needed to adjust to these difficult times.
A severe burn can be the result of an accident or it can be caused from a mishap or other incident involving electricity, heat, or harsh chemicals. Severe burns most frequently affect the skin, but can impact tissue well beneath the skin’s surface or occur inside through the ingestion of a scalding liquid or when hot air is inhaled during a fire. Burns to feet, hands, face or genitals often require immediate medical attention and sometimes, hospitalization.
Did you know?
Approximately two million victims sustain injuries in the United States annually.
Severe burns make up 300,000 of these cases. The risk for scarring, infections, and other complications is high. Burns are the third most common cause of accidental death.