Burns and Scars
More than 20,000 Americans suffer burn injuries every year. Burns can be caused by flames, liquids, and chemicals. Injuries from burns can be first, second, or third degree.
First degree burns affect the top layer of the skin only; whereas, second degree burns affect the top and lower layer (dermis). The most serious of the burn injuries is third degree which can result in permanent scarring, disfigurement, and even death.
Frequent causes of burn accidents include:
- Spills (Hot water/liquid)
- Automobile accidents
- Inhalation injuries from smoke or toxic chemical vapors
- Electrical accidents/burns
- Commercial or residential fire
- Pipe or gas tank explosions
- Chemical burns
- Fuel explosions
- Industrial accidents
- Natural gas explosions
- Propane gas explosions
- Home gas barbeque grill explosions
Burn injuries are very serious and can affect the rest of your life. If you or a loved one has been injured in any accident that results in burns whether in a workplace accident, automobile accident, or any other accident that was the result of someone else’s negligence, you have the right to file a personal injury lawsuit. The attorneys at Pfeiffer Bruno are committed to providing the legal support and personal attention you need in order to receive the compensation you deserve for your injury. In PA call 610-258-4003 in NJ call 908-454-7100 or email us today to schedule your free consultation.