In the United States, nearly two and a half million burn injuries are reported every year. 8,000 to 12,000 burn injury victims die, and approximately one million suffer serious or permanent disabilities, requiring extensive treatment and rehabilitation. If you have suffered a serious burn injury due to another's negligent, reckless, or careless behavior, it may be in your best interest to contact a Providence personal injury attorney who will spearhead efforts to recover compensation for the damages you have sustained.
Burns are typically categorized as first, second, or third degree, depending on the severity of the damage. First-degree burns will result in reddening of the outer layer of skin and some pain. Second-degree burns affect both the outer and lower layers of the skin, and will cause swelling, redness, blistering, and pain. Third-degree burns go through the skin layers and affect the tissues that lie beneath. They can cause blackened or white skin that is charred, and possibly numb due to nerve damage. Any one of these burn types can be caused by:
Burn injuries are extremely painful, frightening and life-altering. If you are a resident of Rhode Island that has sustained a serious burn injury as a result of another party's carelessness, our firm is here to help! We are proud to offer compassionate and yet hard-hitting legal representation for personal injury victims across this great state.
D'Alessandro & Wright, LLC provides experienced legal counsel and representation to accident victims throughout Providence, including those who have suffered burn injuries. We utilize our considerable skills in negotiation and litigation to increase our clients' chances of obtaining favorable case results. Our firm can provide you with legal assistance that is designed to secure compensation from those responsible for your burn injuries.
If you have sustained burn injuries in an accident, contact a Providence personal injury lawyer who can provide you with professional negotiation or litigation services.