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Why should I hire a burn injury lawyer?
Dealing with the aftermath of a burn injury is extremely difficult, especially when it was caused by the negligence or misconduct of another. If you were a victim of a burn injury accident caused by the carelessness of another, it is important that you have a dedicated legal team on your side that can recover compensation for your losses. Our team will handle every aspect of your case, from dealing with other parties and insurance companies, recovering evidence, conducting discovery, filing legal documents, setting you up with our reputable team of doctors and specialists, and so much more.
How are burn injuries caused?
Burn injuries can be caused by a wide range of factors, including but not limited to:
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What are the three main categories of burn injuries?
First degree burns: First degree burns damage only the top part of the skin. Therefore, these types of burns are less serious and can usually be treated at home. First degree burns are characterized by redness and minor inflammation.
Second degree burns: Second degree burns damage the top layer of the skin and the layer underneath it. Second degree burns are more serious and are characterized by red, blistered skin.
Third degree burns: Third degree burns can be very dangerous, as they damage all layers of the skin and tissue. Additionally, third degree burns can even affect organs and bones. Third degree burns may lead to nerve damage and may require skin grafts. These types of burns are characterized by a white or black dry wound, as well as charring.
What types of burn injuries are there?
There are many types of burn injuries that can occur from a number of scenarios. There are four main types of burns, which include:
Thermal burns: Thermal burns are caused by contact with fire, steam, hot liquids, and other sources of extreme heat.
Light burns: Light burns are caused by sunlight or ultraviolet light.
Chemical burns: Chemical burns are caused by acid, alkali, or chemical explosions.
Radiation burns: Radiation burns are caused by contact with nuclear radiation.