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Burn Injuries

Georgia Burn and Personal Injury Lawyers

The skin is the body’s largest organ. It is responsible for a number of important functions: the skin protects the body’s internal organs from external conditions and dangerous diseases, regulates temperature and enables the sensation of touch. Serious burn injuries can impair and destroy these functions. In some injuries a serious burn can cause irreversible nerve damage, which in the worst cases can spread to locations apart from the initial burn.

The American Burn Association estimates that seven hundred thousand (700,000) burn injury victims visit the emergency room and twenty-three thousand (23,000) require hospitalization each year.

Burn injuries are one of the leading causes of accidental death in the United States. Approximately one and a quarter million (1,250,000) injuries from burns are reported each year. Of those, nearly four thousand (4,000) do not survive their injuries, and one hundred thousand (100,000) pass away due to infections resulting from the burns.

At the Tyrone Law Firm, attorneys in Fulton, DeKalb, Forsyth, Gwinnett, Henry, Clayton, Hall, Bartow, Cherokee, Cobb and Rockdale counties serving Georgia victims statewide understand how incredible the emotional, financial and physical losses can be that people injured by burns endure. With many multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts to our credit, our attorneys specializing in burn injuries have helped many clients obtain compensation for their injuries. Often the accident could have been prevented, so it is vitally important to take steps to make sure that no one else suffers the same pain and loss again. If you or someone you love has a burn injury from an electrocution, explosion, scalding, fire or any other accident, contact the Tyrone Law firm attorneys to set up your free consultation.

Third-degree Burns

Third-degree burns touch all three levels of skin and sometimes even cause trauma to tissue and nerves below. People who have experienced third-degree burns will most likely have permanent scarring and have extreme levels of pain. Some victims even have pain months and years after the burn, due to nerve damage caused by the burn.

At the Tyrone Law Firm, our Fulton, DeKalb, Forsyth, Gwinnett, Henry, Clayton, Hall, Bartow, Cherokee, Cobb and Rockdale county lawyers serving Georgia victims statewide help victims obtain compensation for burn injuries. If you or someone you love has been injured by a burn, contact our Georgia burn injury attorneys to set up your free consultation. Our lawyers will evaluate your situation, explain your options under the law, and help you make a decision about what the next steps should be in your case.

Burn Victim’s Claims

If you or someone you love has had a burn or scalding accident, you could possibly recover damages for:

  • Hospital related expenses, surgeries, medical bills, ambulance/ EMS bills, and other related expenses.
  • The cost of rehabilitation, physical therapy or other treatment.
  • Lost income, diminished future wages, loss of the ability to earn money.
  • Distress, anxiety, suffering and pain both during the accident and afterwards.

In order to successfully recover compensation, our burn injury lawyers must prove:

  • You are hurt,
  • The injury or pain did not exist before the accident,
  • The pain or injury is due to another person or company’s actions or inactions.

At the Tyrone Law Firm, our lawyers have fought for and won millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for our clients.

In addition to the immense psychological trauma and potential loss of functions that burn injury victims suffer, some victims are unable to return to their jobs or must cut back their hours, multiplying the financial effects of the accident.

Burn injury victims and other catastrophic personal injury victims suffer tremendous emotional, physical, and financial hardships. If you or a member of your family has suffered an injury related to a burn or scalding, contact the Tyrone Law Firm. Our Fulton, DeKalb, Forsyth, Gwinnett, Henry, Clayton, Hall, Bartow, Cherokee, Cobb and Rockdale county lawyers serving Georgia victims statewide can help you recover fair compensation.

To discuss your legal options, schedule a free consultation today. While no personal injury lawsuit can erase the pain and suffering you have endured, we will strive to achieve at least some measure of justice on your behalf.

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