Serious burn injuries are rated as one of the most painful and devastating injuries a person a can endure. In addition to pain, it can leave long-lasting physical and psychological health outcomes. At Husain Law + Associates, P.C., we understand all the difficulties and suffering that arises after a burn injury. That is why no matter how a burn injury happened – whether it is from a defective product, a hazard on the poorly kept property, or an accidently burn at another party’s negligence, we will work hard to make sure are adequately compensated for pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost wages, recovery and rehabilitation, and other related loses.
If you or a loved one has suffered serious burn injuries as a result of negligence, don’t delay — call today. Our Husain Law + Associates, P.C., law offices’ number is 713-987-7298. We can also be reached by email message. Hospitalized patients and injury victims recovering at home can be visited for free initial consultations. Our contingency fee policy means that we can charge no legal fees unless we win your case.
Depending on the location, severity and degree of the burn injury, treatment can be expensive and traumatic. Any time the skin is damaged, the body cannot defend itself as well as it usually can. Even a small first degree burn from a very hot water may become infected and require medical treatment. Third degree burns have higher risk of infections and may take years of treatment to heal. Extensive burns can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars due to extensive medical treatments, hospital admissions and rehabilitation for a healthy recovery.
Burn management and treatment can be complex and challenging due to the different types and severity of the burn.
We can investigate your burn injury accident to find the at-fault party. Some common type of burn injuries could be caused by:
According to the American Burn Association (ABA), in the United States, almost half a million people go to the emergency room each year to receive treatment for burn injuries. Although burn injury victims have a solid 96.8% percent survival rate, they often experience excruciating pain and are left with lingering physical effects and traumatic memories. According to the ABA, the most common cause of burn injuries were:
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The effects of severe burn injuries are painful and long-lasting. Not only are the victims subjected to excruciating pain and prolonged recovery times, but they also experience long-term psychological and life-threatening challenges. Living with the scars and disfigurement can be difficult and emotionally traumatic and victims may have to adjust to a different quality of life. Furthermore, victims will be unable to do the activities they once enjoyed and unable to work, leading to financial strain as medical debt piles up.
Burn injury statistics show that at least fifty percent of all burn injuries arise from preventable accidents. If another party is at fault for your burn injury, you may be able to recover reasonable and fair compensation. The following are the damages that can usually be claimed: