Burns are often classified as catastrophic injuries due to the potential for lasting disfigurement and impairment to burn victims. Sometimes, you may burn your finger and are able to treat it at home. Other burn-related injuries require emergency trauma care and months of ongoing medical treatment.
If you suffered a serious burn injury because someone else caused an accident, you should not wait to discuss your legal rights with a burn injury lawyer in Greensboro. Call attorney Ben F. Windham to learn more today.
How Burns Happen
Burns can result from many different types of accidents, including the following:
- Electrical accidents
- Contact with hot surfaces
- Contact with hot liquids
- Contact with steam
- House or building fires
Our law office handles burn claims arising from many different types of accidents, and we know how to file successful claims against individuals, property owners, large corporations, and other parties that may be responsible.
The Effects of Burn Injuries
Some burns may be painful for a few days before the symptoms completely clear up. Other bun victims will feel the effects of their injuries for the rest of their lives. There are different degrees of burn injuries, and you should always seek medical assistance if you believe more than the top layer of skin was damaged. Some burns will damage all layers of the skin, plus tissue underneath.
Treatment for severe burns is painful, costly, and time-consuming. Victims often need to spend time in a burn center, and usually cannot work for a long period of time. Serious burns almost always leave disfiguring scarring.
Learn How a Burn Injury Lawyer in Greensboro Can Help You
After a life-changing burn injury, you need the advice and assistance of an experienced Greensboro burn injury attorney. Schedule your case evaluation with Ben F. Windham PC by contacting us online or calling 833.236.9467 today.