Morrow & Sheppard are privileged to represent injured persons who suffer serious burn injuries as the result of another party’s wrongful conduct or negligence.
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Many people who suffer burns are entitled to bring personal injury or negligence claims. To learn answers to questions commonly asked about personal injury or negligence cases, please click here.
Many burn injuries are sustained in a plant, refinery, or other industrial facility. To learn answers to questions commonly asked about plant, refinery, or other industrial facility cases, please click here.
According to the American Burn Association, there are nearly a half million burn injuries every year. Nearly 50,000 people require hospitalization yearly as a result of fires.
Between 3,000 and 4,000 people die in fires every year. Most die in residential fires, but hundreds die in vehicle crash fires or in industrial explosions.
Aside from physical and emotional scars, complications from burns include:
Common causes of fire include:
When most people think of burns, they think of fire. But exposure to certain chemicals and substances can also result in severe burn injuries. This frequently occurs in the context of work injuries.
Common sources of chemical burns include:
Chemical burns can result in several symptoms, including:
Burns are classified by degree:
Treatment for burns depends on their extent and nature, but may include:
Burn injuries almost always result in serious injury or death.
If your burn injury was caused by the negligence of another person or a company, you may be entitled to compensation.
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