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Burn injuries can be among the most excruciating and life-altering experiences an individual can endure. The pain and physical challenges of burn injuries are often accompanied by emotional trauma and a long road to recovery.

Defining Burn Injuries:

First-Degree

  1. These burn injuries are the least dangerous and severe, they affect the top layer of skin, or epidermis located above the dermis layer
  2. First-Degree burns can still be considered severe if they affect: Face, hands, feet, genitals and groin. Immediate medical attention after a burn injury is critical for a fast recovery
  3. First-Degree burns can still be considered severe if they affect: Face, hands, feet, genitals and groin. Immediate medical attention after a burn injury is critical for a fast recovery

Many times First-degree burns are caused by contact with hot surfaces, corrosive liquids, and other flammable liquids.

Second-Degree

  1. Second-degree burns are a bit deeper and affect both the outer epidermis and the “dermis”, which is a thicker and is the layer below the epidermis. These burn injuries, penetrate to the second layer of skin, therefore called second-degree burns.
  2. These Second-degree of burns are deeper than first-degree burns. Experiencing pain, swelling, redness, and in some cases, blistering is common. These burns can be more painful and cause more damage than first-degree burns, which can lead to longer recovery time.

Third-Degree

  1. In the case of third-degree burns, these affect the epidermis, dermis, and layers of tissue below. These burns can permanently eliminate hair follicles and your sweat glands. In addition, third-degree burns leave white or darkened skin discoloration can also occur along with scarring. Numbing, due to nerve damage is another possibility associated with third-degree burns,
  2. These burns are more severe than both first- and second-degree burns and will take much longer to recover from and cause loss of mobility.

Fourth-Degree

  1. The most serious type of burn injuries are fourth-degree burns. These injuries can require emergency medical treatment because they can be life-threatening, leading to death. Fourth-degree burns can affect muscles, tendons, and bones, leading to serious damage.
  2. Suffering fourth-degree burns you will probably never be able to return to your normal life again.

At Fenstersheib Law Group, P.A., we understand the unique complexities of burn injury cases and the need for comprehensive support. Burn injuries can lead to significant physical pain and emotional distress, impacting your quality of life and emotional well-being. Burn victims often requiring extensive medical and psychological treatment and support. The recovery process for burn injuries can be long and challenging, involving multiple surgeries, skin grafts, and rehabilitation.

We want to be your partner in healing, and help you reclaim your life with the help of the financial compensation and recourse you will need and deserve. Call Fenstersheib Law Group, P.A., at 1-800-TellRobert any time, day or night, we are available 24/7 for your FREE case evaluation.

Fenstersheib Law Group, P.A. - Hollywood, FL

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954-456-2488

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