Delaware Burn Injury Lawyers
Injuries caused by burns can be excruciatingly painful for the burn victim. Depending on the severity and degree of the burn they can cause severe physical, emotional & mental trauma. The deeper the burn the longer and more extensive the treatment plan and recovery period. Burns are measured in terms of degrees which refers to the depth of the burn. A first degree burn is superficial and rarely poses a health threat the the victim.
Our Wilmington, Delaware burn injury lawyers have the experience and expertise needed to help you get the benefits and financial compensation you need. The burn injury attorneys on our team provide free case reviews and handle accident and injury claims on a contingency fee basis meaning they charge zero fees if they do not win for you. Serving the Annapolis, Baltimore, Rockville, Elkton, Newark, Wilmington, Georgetown, Seaford, Rehoboth Beach and Dover, DE areas.
Causes and Complications of Burn Injuries
Burns caused be caused by a plethora of accidents such as:
– Injuries in the workplace
– Industrial accidents
–Pressure cooker explosions
– Explosions including steam cookers and tractor trailer accidents
– Chemical burns
– Defective products including CrockPots and pressure cookers
– Nursing home abuse, injury or neglect
– Treatment center abuse and neglect
-Medical malpractice, defective product and surgical errors
Recovery from burn injuries can be a very long and painful process. Regardless of the cause of the burn often times victims need surgical procedures such as skin grafts or reconstructive surgery. They may also need extensive physical rehabilitation as part of their recuperation due to loss of nerve & soft tissue functionality.
Ultimately burn injuries can lead to massive medical, surgical, physical therapy bills as well as prescription costs. Many burn victims may need to undergo emotional counseling as well to address any emotional scarring that may have occurred as a result of the burn injury. Add to that the potential for loss of wages and burns can cause equally as much financial strain as physical strain so having an experienced Georgetown, DE burn injury attorney on your side is very important.
There are many factors involved in a burn injury case. Our Newark, Delaware burn injury lawyers have the experience to understand, address & anticipate any medical, legal and financial issues that occur as a result of a burn injury. They will work tirelessly to obtain the financial compensation you and your family are entitled to.
Burn Ratings & Severity
First degree burns allow the skin to perform its functions such as regulating body temperature and preventing infection. Second degree burns are deeper and damage the 2nd layer of skin called the dermis. Often times they are also referred to as partial thickness burns. Loss of skin function is normally a result of 2nd degree burns. Blistering of the skin is very common with 2nd degree burns. Second degree burns are among the most painful due to the layer of skin that falls away, exposing the raw nerve. Third degree burns are the deepest & most severe. A Third Degree will burn and destroy any sensation in the nerves so the burn victim may feel nothing at the burn site. If you have suffered a burn of any kind due to the negligence of another you need the help of our Delaware burn injury lawyers.
Contact Our Maryland & Delaware Burn Injury Lawyers
If you have been burned in the workplace, or as a result of a defective product or someone else’s negligence contact our Newark, Delaware burn injury lawyers today to schedule a free consultation. No fees unless we recover for you.
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