Moving Forward After A Significant Burn Injury
Severe burns may result in long-term medical care and emotional distress. At Williams DeClark Tuschman Co. L.P.A., our personal injury team has over 100 years of combined experience, and we have recovered over $500 million in damages for our clients.
We understand how to correctly estimate the costs of your ongoing care and advocate for maximum compensation. Let us take care of your legal case, so you only have to focus on your physical health and recovery. We can ensure that you receive proper medical care, negotiate with insurance companies and take your case to court if necessary.
The Many Causes Of Burn Injuries
A serious burn injury can be life-changing. Unfortunately, the risks for burns surround us each day, both at work and at home. Our personal injury attorneys regularly represent Ohio residents who suffered burns from the following causes:
- Exploding e-cigarettes
- Faulty lawn mowers
- Unstable propane tanks
- Improperly installed natural gas lines
- Surgical explosions
- Industrial accidents
- Exposure to hazardous chemicals
- Dangerous/faulty products
Burns Resulting From Electrocution
Exposure to electricity can cause a number of injuries, some of which may be fatal. Burn injuries are especially common during an electrocution accident. External burns can be severe, causing lasting disfigurement and pain. The electrical current passing through the body can also cause internal burns, which can be difficult to treat.
These types of injuries are especially common at construction sites and other places with extension cords, power tools, temporary electrical lines, excavation and electrical work.
Understanding Third-Degree Burns
The most severe burns are categorized as “third-degree burns”. These burns penetrate all skin layers and can cause permanent nerve damage. Strangely, the nerve damage may block pain receptors, resulting in little to no pain for the burn victim.
Treating burns may require surgery, and other significant medical care to prevent dangerous infections, shock, hypothermia and even death. We understand the physical toll that these injuries take on your body and the level of compensation needed to combat them.
Schedule A Free Consultation With Our Personal Injury Lawyers
If you have suffered a serious burn as the result of another party’s negligence, Williams DeClark Tuschman Co. L.P.A. can help. Meet with us during an initial consultation where we can discuss your case and provide recommendations for how to proceed.
We can honestly advise you whether you should pursue a personal injury claim. Call our Toledo office at 419-719-5195 or contact our firm online.