Causes Of Burn Injuries
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When an accident victim suffers from burns, the injury can be severe, and often permanent. Many different kinds of accidents can cause catastrophic injuries such as burns or broken bones. Car accidents can result in a car fire while the passengers are still inside. A construction worker could come in contact with live electrical wires and suffer burns in a construction accident. In any case, a skilled personal injury lawyer is the only person with the qualifications to provide excellent counsel and representation to assist an injured person in obtaining maximum compensation.
BURNS CAN CAUSE PERMANENT DAMAGE
When a burn is severe enough, it can cause damage to the deeper layers of skin-or even muscle or bone. First degree burns are relatively minor and only cause damage to the top layer, or “epidermis.” Second degree extend deeper, past the epidermis and into the dermis layer of skin. The resulting blisters and swelling are extremely painful and require medical care to prevent infection.
The worst kind of burn injury, however, is a third degree burn, which destroys the epidermal and dermal layers of skin and extends into the fat tissue beneath. Sweat glands and nerve endings are destroyed and, in severe cases, muscle tissue and bone can be affected, as well. Medical treatment is not an option for third-degree burns, and surgery or skin-grafting may be necessary. Without representation from an experienced burn injury attorney, you may end up paying for such treatment yourself.
OUR ARIZONA PERSONAL INJURY FIRM CAN HELP
At Gerber Injury Law, we understand the pain and suffering that you are experiencing. Our firm has been handling personal injury cases for more than 20 years and we could fight for you. Exceptional legal representation is necessary in order to obtain the highest possible payout, which our firm could provide if you have suffered a catastrophic injury.