Burn Injuries

Burn injuries can be caused in many different ways, including explosions, fires, heat radiation, chemical spills, electricity and exposure to other toxic materials. These often debilitating injuries can also be endured indirectly, by plastics, clothing and other materials that melt onto the skin.

Burns are described by medical professionals in “degrees.” For example, a “third degree” burn destroys both the epidermis (outer skin) and dermis (deep layer of skin consisting of vascular connective tissue and nerves). Such a burn is also known as a “full thickness” burn. A “first degree” burn affects only the skin’s outer layer, whereas a “second degree” or “partial thickness” burn affects both layers, but to a lesser extent than the third degree injury.

Burn injuries, because there is often nerve involvement and extensive treatment which may include skin grafts, can be among the most painful for the victims. It is critically important that such injuries be treated immediately by appropriate medical specialists including pain specialists and plastic surgeons.

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious burn injury, contact the law office of Swartz & Swartz, P.C. in Boston, Massachusetts.

Finding the proper legal representation in serious injury cases is especially critical. The costs of long-term care and unemployment can mount rapidly. Your best course of action when you need financial compensation for past and future financial costs is to seek representation from experienced personal injury trial attorneys with a track record of success.

At Swartz & Swartz, P.C., we have more than three decades of experience helping injured people receive the financial resources they need after car accidents, construction site accidents, workplace explosions, or injuries they sustained while using a defective product.

We invite you to review the verdicts and settlements we've obtained for other clients who suffered burn injuries.

Our tireless work ethic - and the resulting recoveries for our clients - speak for themselves. If you or a loved one has experienced a burn injury due to someone else's negligence, contact the Boston law office of Swartz & Swartz, P.C.

We will answer your questions and protect your legal rights. Speak with a personal injury lawyer today by calling (617) 742-1900, or toll free outside of Boston, 1-800-545-3732.
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