A burn can occur in any type of accident that involves electrocution, fire, or an explosion. Burn injuries are unique because they can affect a large part of the body, unlike fractures or lacerations that are typically localized to one part of the body. These types of injuries are not only painful but also can cause significant scarring and disfigurement to the victim.
Burns are typically classified into three major types, from minor burns on the skin surface to deeper, more severe burns. These three classes are referred to as degrees and are divided as follows:
A serious burn can occur in many different types of accidents, including car accidents, boating accidents, construction accidents, and facility explosions. If you or a loved one has been burned in an accident, you need to know your rights and the legal actions available to you. Someone else may be responsible for causing your burn injury and may be legally obligated to compensate you for your injuries and other losses caused by the accident.
To discuss your burn injury with an experienced, understanding Kenosha personal injury lawyer, contact Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874.