Shreveport Burn Injury Lawyer

Recovering Damages from a Burn Injury

Burn injuries are among the most traumatic and painful. They are extremely expensive to treat and often require ongoing treatment and therapy for years afterwards, not to mention that severe burns are physically excruciatingly painful. If you have been in an accident that has caused burn injuries, you need to contact a Shreveport personal injury attorney today who can help you.

Burn Injuries Are Classified Based on Degrees

The classifications are:

  • First degree burns - Affects only the outer layer of skin or the epidermis. These kinds of burns are typified by sunburns.
  • Second degree burns - Burns that get down to the second layer of skin or dermis and can cause blisters, pain and swelling.
  • Third degree burns - Affects both layers of skin and are the most severe, usually causing permanent scarring, and often requiring skin grafts and other treatments.

Legal Representation for Burn Victims

Burn injuries can be the result of:

  • Car accidents
  • Construction site accidents
  • Oil field accidents

Faulty products can be the cause of burn injuries as well. During a car accident a person can become trapped in their car by a faulty seatbelt or airbag. These can be catastrophic injuries, resulting in great pain, physical damage as well as emotional scars. Burn injuries can leave a person disfigured and with damage to internal organs.

Where burn injuries are the result of someone else's negligence such as a careless driver or the manufacturer of a faulty product, the Simmons, Morris & Carroll LLC has been able to win large settlements for many of our clients. Call us today and we will be glad to speak with you about your case. We fully understand what a difficult time you are going through and we will provide friendly and personal service. We care, and we can help you get this crucial issue resolved.

Call our firm today for the quality guidance you deserve. We offer free case evaluations.

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