Suffering from a Burn Injury? Call Graves McLain Now for a Free Consultation.
You might be shocked to learn how many fires and explosions occur right here in the United States daily. Accidents happen all the time. Accidents that can cause unexpected explosions, that can result in people suffering from serious burns and other significant injuries.
Explosions, chemical reactions, car accidents, and building fires can cause serious burn injuries. Victims of burn injuries often suffer irreversible damage to their physical health, appearance, and self-esteem. The physical, mental, and financial costs of recovering from a burn injury are substantial. Serious burns often require extended periods of hospitalization, rehabilitation and psychological counseling. Many times, fire injuries and property loss can be the result of negligence due to a defective product, an accident or an unexpected fire & explosion.
If you or a loved one has suffered a burn injury call the caring lawyers at Graves McLain. Our experienced Tulsa Oklahoma Burn Injury attorneys will speak with you for free and help you through your difficult time. We will investigate your situation thoroughly, we will secure any and all evidence relating to your case, and we will work closely with you to support you and your family in any way we can to help you secure the maximum compensation for your injuries.
There are multiple classifications for burns:
includes only the outer layer of skin
equivalent to superficial sunburn without blisters
hospitalization is for pain control and maybe fluid imbalance
penetrates the first layer of skin, the epidermis, and beginning of the second layer, the dermis
the sensation can be present, but diminished
hospitalization for cleaning of would and skin grafting to heal the wound
all layers of skin destroyed
no pain or sensation present
hospitalization for cleaning, skin grafting, and functional and cosmetic reconstruction
the full thickness of burn extends to muscle and bone
no pain, the skin is blackened
hospitalization for amputation, functional impairment, often results in the death of the victim
people received medical treatment for burn injuries
deaths occurred due to fire/burns/smoke inhalation
deaths due to vehicle crash fires
deaths due to residential fire