After the initial first aid, scald injuries will likely need some ongoing treatment. For a minor scald, the treatment may be simple and of short duration. For a more serious scald, the treatment will be more involved, and may last for months or longer. Below, we discuss how to treat burns and scalds, prevent infection, [...]
The amount you may recover depends on the extent of your injuries. Your family members may also be entitled to compensation, to the extent that your injury affected their relationship with you.