BURN INJURY ATTORNEYS
The American Burn Association reports that more than 2 million burn injuries occur in the US annually, with a 96.8 survival rate. Burn injuries are second only to auto accidents as a leading cause of accidental death.
Burn injuries often require extensive medical treatment resulting in severe financial hardship for survivors and their families.
If you or a loved one has suffered burn injuries due to someone else’s negligence, contact an experienced Sweet James burn injury lawyer to evaluate your claim for compensation for your losses.
TYPES OF BURN INJURIES
First-Degree Burns – Red, sensitive, slightly damaged skin. Sunburn is a first-degree burn.
Second-Degree Burns – Red skin, pain, swelling, and blisters.
Third-Degree Burns – Charred, translucent, or destroyed skin. Third-degree burns usually cause significant scarring.
Fourth-Degree Burns – Injury that affects muscles, tendons, ligaments, and sometimes bone. Fourth-degree burns are often life-threatening and can lead to amputation.
COMMON BURN INJURIES
Extreme Heat Injuries – Due to exposure to fire, boiling water, steam, and hot objects.
Inhalation Injuries – Caused by breathing in toxic fumes
Electrical Injuries – Direct exposure to high voltage electricity
Chemical Injuries – Resulting from contact with caustic chemicals.
Radiation Injuries – Caused by exposure to ultraviolet light or nuclear radiation
CAUSES OF BURN INJURIES
Most burn injuries are caused by household fires, industrial accidents, automobile fires, chemicals, and electrocution. If you or a loved one has suffered a burn injury contact a Sweet James burn injury attorney to determine who should be held accountable for your injuries.
Sweet James burn injury lawyers have extensive knowledge and experience with the complex legal nature of serious burn injuries and victim long-term care. When you choose a Sweet James burn injury attorney, we ensure your rights are protected. We will guide you through your case and recovery.
SECURING FOR YOUR FUTURE
A serious burn injury can be caused by many accident types, including vehicle accidents, premise liability accidents, and product malfunctions. We understand that each and every case is unique, and must proceed with personal care. From our first consultation to the final verdict or settlement, our relationship covers a long stretch on a difficult road.
At Sweet James, our burn injury lawyers have extensive knowledge of your state’s justice system. We use our skills and experience to ensure your rights are protected. When you choose us, you choose a dedicated personal injury attorney to guide you through your case and your recovery.