A severe burn injury is one of the most catastrophic injuries an individual must endure. The affected individual may have to undergo multiple surgeries and on-going years of treatment, resulting in months or years of lost income. Many burn injuries are caused by a negligent party or reckless misconduct, such as from car accidents, work-related injuries or defective products. If you have faced severe burn injuries caused by the negligence, defective product or careless of another, you may be entitled to compensation that may be necessary for medical treatment, lose wages, or other damages caused by the incident. Contact our New Jersey burn injury lawyers to discuss your case free of charge. We also charge no legal fees of any kind if we do not win for you.
Types of Burn Injuries
Our New Jersey attorneys have experience in handling burn injury claims involving all levels of burn injuries:
- First degree burn: Burns that only affect the epidermis, or outer layer of skin.
- Second degree burn: Burns that may involve superficial blistering of the skin and affects the top layers of skin and extends down to the deeper layers of skin.
- Third degree burn: Usually the most severe burns, with the affected area resulting in charring, nerve damage, muscle tissue damage and swelling. Skin graft surgery is often a necessary procedure to repair third degree burns.
New Jersey Thermal Burn Injury Lawyers
The term ‘thermal burn’ is a very common generic term referring to most types of burn injuries you can sustain in New Jersey. Thermal burns are the most common type of burn injuries that can be sustained from contact with various sources. Thermal burns can be minor and include sunburn they can also be life threatening. If you have sustained a thermal burn due to the carelessness of another in New Jersey it is absolutely a wise decision to consult with a New Jersey personal injury attorney handling thermal burn claims.
Enduring a burn of any sort is never pleasant. Suffering severe burns that may alter the course of your life may entitle you to compensation. A scald is a burn induced by extremely hot liquids such as water, oil, coffee and tea. Scalding injuries can happen anytime and anywhere such as in the workplace, restaurants and on private property. Children and the elderly are especially vulnerable to scald injuries due to the skin being thinner than on a young adult. If you , or a loved on, has suffered a scalding injury due to the negligence of another you should speak with a New Jersey accident lawyer handling scalding injuries.
Thermal burns can occur in various environments. They can happen in the home, on another’s premises and in the workplace. If your thermal burn injury was due to the carelessness of another person, party or entity you may be entitled to compensation and benefits under New Jersey personal injury laws. Also, if your injury took place at work you may be entitled to benefits under New Jersey workers’ compensation laws.
Compensation In A New Jersey Thermal Burn Accident Case
There may be various means and sources of compensation you may be entitled to for your thermal burn injury. The exact circumstances surrounding when, where and how the burn injury took place will determine what benefits you qualify for. In addition, when, where and how your burn injury happened will outline any and all liable parties. Compensation you and your family may be entitled to can be: medical benefits, financial compensation, death benefits, pain and suffering compensation (not applicable in NJ workers’ comp claims). Our knowledgeable New Jersey burn injury lawyers will determine exactly what compensation and benefits you are entitled to.
Contact Our New Jersey Burn Injury Lawyers
Call the New Jersey burn injury attorneys at Flynn & Associates, P.C. to discuss filing your burn injury claim.
The New Jersey burn injury lawyers at Flynn & Associates, P.C. offer a free consultation to all prospective clients who may have been affected by a burn injury. If you would like obligation-free advice from a New Jersey attorney with experience in burn injury claims, please fill out the free consultation form or call our toll-free phone at (609) 707-8617.
With offices located throughout New Jersey our New Jersey burn injury lawyers serve Atlantic County, Bergen County, Burlington County, Camden County, Cape May County, Cumberland County, Essex County, Gloucester County, Hunterdon County, Hudson County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Morris County, Ocean County, Passaic County, Salem County, Somerset County, Sussex County, Union County & Warren County, New Jersey.
Within those counties they serve all New Jersey cities, county seats, towns, boroughs and villages such as: Atlantic City, Bayonne, Belvedere, Berlin, Brigantine, Bridgeton, Brunswick, Camden, Cape May, Cedar Grove, Cherry Hill, Clifton, Elizabeth, Flemington, Freehold, Hackensack, Hamilton Township, Hoboken, Jersey City, Margate, Marlton, Mays Landing, Morristown, Mount Holly, New Brunswick, Newark, Newton, North Bergen, Old Bridge, Passaic, Paterson, Perth-Amboy, Salem, Sayreville, Somerville, Toms River, Trenton, Union City, Woodbridge, Woodbury, Ventnor, Vineland and Voorhees, New Jersey.