Burn Injuries: Complications & Compensation

 In Personal Injury

Burn_Degree_DiagramBurn victims need specialized medical care such as physical therapy, pain management, skin grafts and psychotherapy. Medical treatment may take months or years and may exceed insurance coverage limits. The most common causes of burns include explosions and fires, scalding water or steam, car accidents, truck accidents, defective products, electrical accidents, chemical exposure, workplace accidents and construction accidents.

The most severe burn injuries may cause permanent disfigurement and disability, organ failure, and death. The complications caused by burns may include:

  • Scarring
  • Nerve, muscle and tissue damage
  • Loss of vision
  • Internal bleeding
  • Cardiac or respiratory arrest
  • Organ failure
  • Infection
  • Lung/inhalation injuries

Pribanic & Pribanic personal injury attorneys work with medical experts, life-care planners and economists to plan for your future medical and financial needs. Our attorneys can investigate the cause of the accident and determine who is at fault for your losses.

For a free consultation, contact us online or call 412-672-5444 or toll free at 800-392-4529 to speak with an experienced Pittsburgh burn injury lawyer.

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