Burn Injury Attorney Jacksonville
Our burn injury attorneys in Jacksonville are helping seriously injured since 1978. If you have suffered a burn injury because of someone’s negligence, we may be able to help you recover financial compensation for your medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and disability. Call our personal injury attorneys in Jacksonville today for a free consultation.
Burn injury is one of the most painful personal injuries, and may have long lasting impact on the quality of life, with persisting health problems. The recovery after burn injury can affect physical, mental and social well being of injured person.
At Abbott Law Group, our attorneys understand the pain, suffering, and significant costs that can arise from these burn injuries. Victims often need extensive medical treatment, rehabilitation, and may be unable to work. Our experience personal injury lawyers are here to help you in these challenging times.
Burn Injury Stats
Each year in the United States, 1.1 million burn injuries require medical attention according to the Centers for Disease Control. About 50,000 of these burn injuries require hospitalization, and approximately 4,500 of injured people die. In 2016 alone, there were 3,390 civilian deaths from fires. The primary causes of burn injury include fire-flame, scalds, contact with hot object, electrical and chemicals. Most of the burn injuries occur in the home (73%) followed by work (8%). Tragically, children and disabled are very vulnerable to burn injuries. Although 96.7% of people injured survive, they will sustain serious scarring, physical disabilities, and adjustment difficulties.
Burn Injury Causes
Burn injuries are tissue damage that result from heat, radiation, chemical or electrical contact. Burns are caused by:
- Hot liquid or steam
- Industrial accidents
- Plant explosions
- Chemical spills
- Truck accidents
- Electrical accidents
- Defective products
- Explosion of stove, boiler, furnace, or other appliances
- Red skin
- Peeling skin
Contact Our Burn Injury Attorneys in Jacksonville
If you or a loved one has suffered a severe burn injury as the result of a negligence, defective product, or carelessness, our burn injury attorneys are here to help you move on with your life, and to lead you through the complex legal process. Call us today at (904) 292-1111 or fill out our free case evaluation form online.