Burn injuries are among the most common types of injuries and they frequently affect children. If you or a loved one has suffered a burn injury due to the negligence of another or because of a defective product, you need to speak to an attorney. You may be entitled to compensation for any or all of the following:
- Pain and Suffering
- Medical Bills
- Lost Wages
- Long-term Recovery Expenses
Burn injuries are among the most traumatic of all types of injuries and the most painful. Depending on the severity of the burns, it can take months, years, or even a lifetime to fully recover from burn injuries. There are many costs associated with burn injuries including both physical and mental recovery. It may take a long hospital stay and long-term physical therapy and counseling to overcome the injuries. The costs of recovery can be exceedingly high and can last for years.
An experienced personal injury attorney will review your case and work to get the compensation you and your family deserve. If you or someone you love has suffered burn injuries as the result of a defective product or because of the negligence of another, you may be able to be financially compensated for your injury. Burn injuries are not just related to home fires. In fact, there are many possible causes of burn injuries including:
- Home fires
- Hot water scalds
- Firework burns
- Irons, curling irons, and hair curlers
Children are most often the victims of burn related injuries. Of all hot liquid burns, most of them are caused by hot water. Fires injure thousands of people each year and burns are among the most commonly treated injury in emergency rooms.