Burns are serious injuries that require immediate medical care and attention. Burns on the skin are most often caused by fire, steam, hot objects, or hot liquids, contact with electrical sources or chemicals, or hard surfaces. Burn injuries can occur at almost any moment, especially due to construction work, chemical and toxic exposure and and even from car and truck wrecks. Depending on the depth, size, cause, affected body area, age, and health of the victim, burns can also injure muscles, blood vessels, nerve endings, lungs and eyes.
The more common complications from burns are infections, pneumonia, cellulitis, urinary tract infections and respiratory failure. While the American Burn Association National Burn Repository in 2015 puts the survival rate at 96.8%, burns are very painful injuries. Burns often leave scars and deformities, such as loss of limbs, hands, fingers, feet, toes lips and ears, to name a few.
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The extent of catastrophic injuries are often life-changing. For this reason, it’s important to have an aggressive advocate who can communicate the extent of your injuries in court. To learn more about your legal options, don’t hesitate to contact our firm. We offer free case evaluations.
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