Have You Suffered a Burn Injury?
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Serious Burn Injuries Require Long-Term
Care and Can Impact a Patient’s Life Forever.
What degree is your burn?
Second Degree Burns
- Damage beyond top layer
- Causes skin to blister
- Extremely red and sore
Third Degree Burns
- All skin layers affected
- Nerve damage
- Injuries may lead to death
Burn Injury Facts
Are you or your loved one at risk? Get the facts.
Burns in the U.S. are:
(44%)fire or flame
Sixty-nine percent of burn injuries occur at home, followed by nine percent at work,
and most are accidental.
Serious burn injuries occur most commonly in young male adults ages 20-29 followed by children younger than 9 years of age.
Cases filed involved second- and third-degree burn injuries; over 62 percent resulted in compensation for the injured ranging from thousands to millions of dollars, depending on the extent of the injury, impact on life, and future medical expenses.
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Burn Injury News
Woman Says Medication Error Caused Burn-like Condition
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$1.4 Million Awarded to Woman Burned by Propane Heater
A woman was visiting her boyfriend at a Bible camp when she suffered burns on 90% of her back when her flannel shirt caught fire as she stood near a propane … Read More »
Flaming Cocktail Causes Facial, Neck Scarring
Bartenders try all sorts of tricks to appeal to customers, including, in some cases, setting drinks on fire. Usually, flaming drinks are put out before drinking, but a miscommunication led … Read More »