The American Burn Association reports that approximately 450,000 people in the United States seek treatment for burn injuries every year, and an estimated 3,400 people die because of their burn injuries. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the number one cause of these types of injuries is residential fires, the number three cause of death in homes in the country. While the most severe burn injuries can permanently disfigure or kill, people who suffer comparatively moderate burns may still need to deal with permanent disfigurement and severe pain.
Burn injuries often cause permanent and severe damage, potentially affecting the victim’s ability to lead the same life they had before the injury. When these injuries are caused by someone else’s actions, you deserve the chance to fight for the compensation you deserve. Our team of Milwaukee burn injury lawyers at Cannon & Dunphy S.C. are ready to assist you in your time of need. Contact our Wisconsin burn injury lawyers today to learn more about what our law firm can do to help support you through your burn accident and personal injury case.
Serious burn injuries can be caused by a wide range of sources, ranging from a cloud of steam to a heated piece of metal to an open flame. Burn injuries can also occur from fire or gas explosions in dangerous workplaces. While the source may vary, the classifications of burns remain the same:
In addition to the immediate damage caused by serious burns, some common complications from these types of injuries include:
If you have experienced any type of burn injury, give our law office a call at (855) 627-2147 to speak with an experienced Wisconsin personal injury lawyer. Our burn injury attorneys are committed to helping burn victims seek the financial compensation you deserve. Our experienced legal team has handled a range of burn accident cases, from severe burns to mild burns, and can be trusted to provide expert legal help with your personal injury claims. Contact us online to schedule a free consultation and get professional legal assistance with your burn injury case.
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