Determining Liability for Burn Injuries

Suffering a severe burn is an extremely traumatic experience that can leave both physical and emotional scars. When someone else's negligence is the cause, burn victims have grounds to pursue compensation through a personal injury claim. However, proving liability for burn injuries in these complex cases requires the expertise of a skilled personal injury lawyer. At Herrling Clark, our team has extensive experience investigating burn injuries and establishing accountability. Here [...]

When You Should Contact a Personal Injury Attorney if You’ve Suffered an Injury in an Accident

If you’ve been injured in an accident through no fault of your own, you may be in a position where it makes sense to contact a personal injury attorney to determine if there are legal options for you to pursue.  However, there are initial steps to take prior to pursuing legal help. First and foremost, your health and safety should be your top priority. You should immediately seek medical attention [...]

How to Treat Different Types of Burn Injuries

Burn injuries can be extremely serious, and they may leave severe scarring if the burns are deep enough. What many people do not realize is that there are different forms of heat, each of which can cause burns. Dry heat is what people typically think of when they picture burns. The most common form of dry heat is a regular fire. Steam and hot liquids are classified as wet heat, [...]

2022-07-29T15:20:11+00:00June 11, 2019|Appleton Burn Accident Lawyer|

Taking Vitamin D May Boost Recovery After a Burn Injury, Study Finds

Despite advancements in treatment over the last 10 years, burn injury victims continue to experience serious and sometimes life-threatening complications, including an infection that may lead to sepsis (and ultimately death). A new study suggests that vitamin D supplementation could be the key to reducing these risks after a burn injury. Learn more about the data from this study, and discover how a seasoned personal injury attorney could help you [...]

2018-03-27T09:21:00+00:00March 27, 2018|Appleton Burn Accident Lawyer|

Aggressive Infection Control Measures Can Reduce Risk of Morbidity for Burn Injury Victims

The skin is designed to protect the body from viruses, bacteria, and other foreign debris. When a burn occurs, the skin’s ability to protect the body is hindered. Because of this, burn injury victims may experience bacterial or fungal infections while undergoing treatment. Should this occur, their life may be at risk. Discover how an infection could impact the outcome of a burn injury case and learn more about how [...]

2017-10-20T09:40:00+00:00October 20, 2017|Appleton Burn Accident Lawyer|

Understanding the Basics of Electrical Burns

There is a common misconception that electrical burns happen only to those who work with electricity. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth. A homemaker or child may experience an electrical burn while using a defective in-home appliance. Swimmers can experience an electrical burn from cracked and uninspected lights in public and private swimming pools. Even car crashes and construction sites can lead to electrical burns. What happens to [...]

2017-03-23T09:59:00+00:00March 23, 2017|Appleton Burn Accident Lawyer|

Burn Injuries in Children Can Have Long-Lasting Effects

Burn injuries can be physically, financially, and emotionally devastating for anyone, but children can be at an especially high risk for fatality and long-term complications. Their bodies are smaller, and the recovery can be more traumatizing. Now it is being suggested that children may also experience developmental and educational delays because of their burns. This makes it even more critical for parents to understand their right to pursue compensation. How [...]

2017-02-23T08:07:00+00:00February 23, 2017|Appleton Burn Accident Lawyer|
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