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Helping Catastrophic Burn Injury Victims get the compensation they deserve.
Burn injuries are one of the leading causes of unintentional death and injury in the United States. According to the American Burn Association, 486,000 people were estimated to receive medical treatments for burns in the United States in one year.
Recovering from a burn injury comes with significant physical and emotional costs for you and your loved ones. If your burn injuries were caused due to the negligence of someone else, it could be an even more harrowing and complex process to recover properly.
At Bonin Law Firm, we specialize in providing comprehensive and compassionate legal services to burn injury victims and help hold the parties responsible accountable for their negligence.
If you or a loved one have suffered burn injuries due to another person’s or company’s negligence, it’s your right to get the compensation you deserve. Call the professionals at Bonin Law Firm today for your free consultation.
The most common burn injuries
There are many different types of burn injuries that you can experience, including:
Chemical Burns: A burn that occurs when your living tissue is exposed to a destructive chemical or fumes.
Electrical Burns: A burn that occurs during contact with electricity.
Flash Burns: A burn that is caused by sudden intense heat.
Thermal Burns: A burn that happens when you contact a heated object, i.e., flames, metals, steam, and hot liquids.
The Four Levels of Burn Injuries
There are four levels of burn injuries, and their severity depends on the length of time you were exposed to the source of the damage. Therefore, it’s critical to your recovery and lawsuit to quickly identify the burn level you are experiencing to ensure proper treatment.
This type of burn requires little amount of treatment because it causes the least amount of damage to your skin. However, more superficial burns can cause minor swelling, redness, and pain.
This type of burn is a bit more severe because it can cause damage to the outer layer of your skin. If you’ve experienced second-degree burns, you may see signs that include blisters and red skin sores.
Third- & Fourth-Degree Burns
These types of burns are the most severe type of burns you can experience. That’s because the burn extends through multiple layers of your skin and can even reach your muscles and bones and lead to nerve damage.
Symptoms may include:
If you or someone you love have suffered burn injuries due to another person’s negligence or carelessness, you have the right to seek compensation from the leading New Orleans personal injury attorneys at Bonin Law Firm today.
We provide you with the knowledge to guide you through the complicated process of burn injury lawsuits because we believe that no one should have to go through a long, expensive recovery alone. Call us today for your free consultation, and one of our dedicated and compassionate attorneys will get to work and fight for you right away.