Burn injuries are among the most painful and medically complicated
injuries to treat and often require long recuperation and rehabilitation
periods. To request a preliminary evaluation and information on options
after a workplace or home burn injury from a qualified lawyer, contact Burn Injury Online.
Understanding Burns and Their Consequences
Nerve endings are damaged when skin is burned.
Nerve damage results in intense pain, which may become chronic. Burns
can also affect one's blood vessels, bones and muscles – even the
respiratory system can be damaged, with possible respiratory failure and
airway obstruction. Burn survivors may also suffer from permanent
physical disfigurement and organ failure.
A burn injury is one of the most expensive types
of catastrophic injuries to treat. Aside from initial hospitalization,
significant costs also include subsequent hospital admissions for
reconstruction and rehabilitation.
Serious burn injuries can also alter one's
appearance and present physical challenges that affect one's ability to
earn a living and lead a normal life. A burn victim may suffer from
significant emotional and psychological trauma, as well as ongoing
Burn Injury Online is provided as a source of
information and practical help for burn victims and their families
throughout New York. The attorney sponsors of this Web site have
cultivated working relationships with top internationally renowned
experts who care for and treat burn injury victims, and with expert
forensic engineers who identify the "root-cause” of burn producing
events. These NYC burn injury experts and physicians have trained at the
most prestigious academic institutions and are held in high esteem by
their peers in the scientific community.
Types of Burn Injuries
Lawyers, medical researchers and healthcare
providers collaborate to offer hope to New York burn injury victims. We
earnestly pursue remedies that will help burn victims and their families
deal with the devastating consequences of:
From fires in structures such as homes,
offices, dormitories, hotels and schools to flammable clothing and more: Our New
York burn injury lawyers encourage visitors to this Web site to explore
its contents and learn more about the causes, injuries and legal
remedies associated with burns. To request an attorney's thoughtful
evaluation of a burn injury case, contact us through this Web site.