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Burn Injuries

Agoura Hills Burn Injury Lawyer

Serving the Greater Los Angeles Area

Few injuries are as traumatic, painful, or have as long lasting an impact as burns. When you have suffered an injury like this, not only are you dealing with immediate pain and trauma, but also long-lasting disability, disfigurement and scarring.

It’s important to speak with an experienced Los Angeles attorney to explore all possible sources of compensation in your case, which may alleviate some of the financial hardships facing you and your family. If you have suffered a burn injury, discuss your claim with a Los Angeles burn injury lawyer at Effres and Associates today.

Common Burn Injury Types and Causes

A person may suffer different types of burn injuries.

These are some of the more common types of burn injuries:

  • Burn injuries in a fire
  • Chemical burns
  • Scalding burns
  • Thermal burns
  • Radiation burns
  • Electrical burns

Categories of Burn Injuries

Burn injuries may be divided into first, second and third degree burns, depending on the type of damage that has occurred to the skin and tissue. In a first degree burn, the first layer of the skin is damaged. In a second degree burn, there is much deeper penetration of the skin, and deeper skin layers may be damaged. Third degree burns are the most serious type of burn injuries, and can include layers of skin and tissue under the skin.

Long-Term Effects: Scarring and Disability from Burns

Not only does a burn injury victim suffer extreme pain and trauma, but she may also expect to suffer disfigurement or scarring after the injury. Even when the burn injuries have healed, there may be scarring that leaves the skin with a bumpy appearance. Even cosmetic surgery may never completely restore the person’s appearance.

Legal Support for Burn Injury Victims

There are economic consequences of burn injuries. If your burns are on a noticeable part of the body, it may impact your ability to get a job, especially certain types of industries, such as marketing, public relations, media and other industries in which personal appearances are at a premium.

Your claim for compensation may include not only the short-term economic losses from your injuries, but also the long-term losses because of your lost income earning potential. If you have suffered a burn injury, don’t delay taking legal action. Get a free case review today by contacting our team. We offer our services for residents throughout Southern California, including Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura, and all surrounding counties.

Request Your Free Burn Injury Case Review Today at (818) 222-9720 to speak with a dedicated burn injury attorney at Effres and Associates.

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