Burn injuries can leave long-lasting scars and produce long-term emotional and physical trauma for the victim. Whether the injury is the result of a chemical burn from a defective product or a burn caused by the negligence of a landlord, you might need an experienced burn injury lawyer to make sure you are compensated for your medical costs and suffering.
What causes burn injuries?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are 1.1 million burn injuries that need medical attention each year in the United States. In addition, the American Burn Association reports that about 25,000 victims were admitted to the 128 burn centers across the country in 2010, an average of 200 per center.