Have You Recently Suffered From a Burn Injury?

What are the Different Types of Burn Injuries?

Burns can range in severity from very minor to catastrophic to fatal. Burn injuries are separated into the following three degrees:

1) First degree burns, which cause reddening of the skin, but no blistering.

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2) Second degree burns, which cause blisters and can be superficial or deep.

3) Third degree burns, which penetrate the entire thickness of the skin and permanently destroy tissue. These burns cause white or blackened, charred skin that may be numb.

Burn injuries can result in blistering, swelling, pain, peeling skin, scarring, infection, shock, or even death.

Medical treatment for burn injuries vary depending on the severity of the burn, and can be as serious as requiring surgery or skin grafts for very serious burns.

What are the Causes of Burn Injuries?

 Burn injuries occur in a variety of situations. Some of the most common causes of burn injuries include the following:

Burn injuries commonly occur due to the negligence or intentional act of another. If you have suffered a burn injury that is the result of another’s negligence or intentional actions, you may have a claim against that person. Some common claims that result from burn injuries include the following:

What Should I do to Recover From a Burn Injury? 

If you have suffered a burn injury, it is vital that you seek medical attention for your injuries immediately. 

It is also important that you document the circumstances of the accident. If possible, you should take pictures of your injuries and the surrounding area. You should also take pictures of what caused the burn injury. It is also important to get the names, addresses, and phone numbers of any person that witnessed the accident.


Call 407.648.4940 or contact Coye Law Firm today for a free, private strategy session about your case.

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