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Burn Injury Lawyer

Are you suffering from a severe burn injury?
Call The Law Offices of Jacob Emrani today!

A burn injury can have severe consequences including physical and emotional scarring. A severe burn can cause major damage to the skin, which not only affects appearance, but body temperature regulation, hydration, and protection against germs. Sweat glands, hair follicles, and elasticity are destroyed by burns.

More than 450,000 burn injuries are treated in the United States each year. Some common causes of burns include:

  • Cooking accidents: Kitchen accidents involving open flames on stoves, faulty appliances, and pots of boiling hot liquids represent the most common cause of burns. Always keep a fire extinguisher handy. If there’s a grease fire, don’t put it out with water, and keep flammable materials away from flame sources.
  • Electrical hazards: Overloaded circuits, extension cords, and wiring can trigger sparks and fires. An electric shock can cause a severe burn as well. That’s why it’s extremely important to quickly address sparks, unusual smells, and faulty appliances and not plug too many devices into one outlet.
  • Car accidents: An automotive accident can lead to a fire, especially if a fuel tank is struck by an impact, has a manufacturing defect, or has been improperly placed. In car accidents, occupants can be trapped in a confined space, with nowhere to go when flames get inside.
  • Product defects: Defective electrical components or products with flammable materials can put unsuspecting individuals in danger. If a company knew or should have known about a hazard, our Los Angeles burn injury attorneys can hold them liable if there was a design defect, manufacturing flaw, or labeling issue (marketing defect).

Types of Burn Injuries

A burn injury, whether it occurs due to direct contact with a hot object, an open flame, scalding liquid, electricity, chemicals, or rapid ignition of a flammable gas or liquid, can be classified in these three categories:

  • First Degree: The injury is limited to the epidermis, or outer layer of skin. Sunburns are a type of first-degree burn, which is often quite painful.
  • Second Degree: A superficial second-degree burn affects the outer layer of the dermis; moist and pinkish, it turns red when pressed; a deep second degree burn is dry and whitish, and won’t turn red when pressed.
  • Third Degree: The burn has destroyed the epidermis and dermis; the skin may appear charred and leather-like while subcutaneous issues may be damaged. Fluid loss and nerve damage may occur as well.

Burn Injury Treatment

Prompt medical treatment is essential; a severe burn can lead to deadly infections. Treatment may involve removing dead tissue via debridement. Skin grafts may be taken from unburned skin and attached to the injured area. Scarring and mobility problems are possible, but ongoing physical therapy can improve long-term outcomes.

Burn Injury Side Effects

It is now possible to survive burns covering 90% of the body, while 20 years ago, burns covering 50% of the body were nearly always fatal. However, scarring, loss of function, and disfigurement are common side effects of burn injuries. A victim may also have:

  • Limited mobility
  • An inability to sweat
  • Nerve damage
  • Oversensitivity to heat/cold/sunlight
  • Injury-related amputations
  • Emotional suffering


Contact the Burn Injury Lawyers at The Law Offices of Jacob Emrani

Although most burn injuries are preventable, they often require a lifetime of treatment, rehabilitation, and surgeries. The financial fallout can be devastating. The cost of ongoing care can be difficult to bear; if a victim is severely disabled or experiences paralysis, care costs can range into the millions of dollars. Our Los Angeles burn injury attorneys are experts at holding negligent parties responsible and getting the compensation you deserve. Call us at (888) 952-2952 to evaluate your case.

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In many instances, personal injury cases are about much more than just taking care of your medical costs.

While the often overwhelming costs of receiving medical care and treatment that could be ongoing, long-term or even permanent for your physical injuries are certainly a part of cases like these, your Los Angeles personal injury attorney can also assist you in seeking compensation for injuries that extend to emotional hardship, damage to your personal property and financial coverage.

If you would like to discuss your own personal injury case with a passionate, knowledgeable personal injury lawyer in Los Angeles, we invite you to contact the Law Offices of Jacob Emrani today to schedule a free evaluation of your case. If it is more convenient, one of our dedicated team members can come directly to you.

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