Burn and Electrical Injury
Greenville, Spartanburg, South Carolina
Burns sustained on the body can vary in their degree of severity. The severity is determined by the bodily tissues affected during the injury and by the complications that arise due to that injury. The burn injury lawyers at the Dick James Law Firm in Greenville, South Carolina care about our clients and their families and will do everything in our power to reduce the suffering you must endure as a result of such a serious injury.
Recovery from a severe burn is difficult for the victim and their family, especially when there has been permanent disfigurement. The victim needs to focus on healing and moving on with their life the best way possible. That is why our attorneys work hard to keep you from being forced to deal with insurance companies, doctors, and medical facilities who are only interested in being paid for their services.
How a Burn/Electrical Injury Affects the Body
A burn or electrical injury can affect the body in different ways depending on the circumstances involved in the injury. The most obvious area to be affected during such an injury is the outer layers of skin. However, depending on the severity of the injury, other parts of the body can be damaged such as:
- Blood vessels
- Nerve endings
- Muscle tissues
Possible Causes of Burns/Electrical Injuries
There is a wide variety of contributing factors that may result in burns and electrical injuries. These may include:
Complications of Burn/Electrical Injury
Burn and electrical injury victims can suffer from many different complications during their recovery. If not properly treated, many of these complications can lead to fatality. Contributing factors include the location and degree of severity of the injury. Possible complications may include: deformity, infection, shock, respiratory distress, electrolyte imbalance and scarring.
At the law offices of Dick James, we are dedicated to our burn injury clients in the Spartanburg and Greenville, South Carolina areas. We work hard to obtain the legal outcome that you are entitled to, and that is why we work for our personal injury clients on a contingency basis. This means that you do not owe us any money until we have obtained a fair settlement for you. To learn more about burns and electrical injuries and determining the level of severity of an injury and what your rights are, please contact the Greenville burn injury attorneys at the Dick James Law Firm today.