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Severe Burn Injuries and Wisconsin Personal Injury Law

  Burn injuries caused by fire, explosions, or hazardous chemicals can cause long-lasting pain and disfigurement. If you or a loved one suffered a burn injury, you know just how devastating burns can be. Many burn victims are left with massive medical bills for emergency room treatment, hospital care, surgery, medication, and rehabilitative care. They are often unable to work for days, weeks, or months after the injury. Some burn [...]

2022-06-10T13:22:59+00:00June 10, 2022|Appleton Burn Injury Lawyers|

What Are the Long-Term Ramifications of a Burn Injury?

According to statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 1.1 million Americans suffer burn injuries that require serious medical attention each and every year. To put this alarming data into perspective, one person throughout the United States suffers severe burn injuries every 23 minutes. Severe burns can drastically alter a person’s quality of life, by limiting mobility, damaging nerves, and even leading to chronic [...]

2020-07-13T18:17:51+00:00July 13, 2020|Appleton Burn Injury Lawyers|

What Are My Legal Options After Suffering a Burn Injury?

Every year, an average of 450,000 Americans suffer burn injuries that require medical attention. While some of these injuries may be able to heal quickly without many long-term implications, others can change a person’s life forever. In many instances, severe burns can cause damage to the skin, muscles, nerves, and even the bones. In these cases, burn injuries often require extensive medical treatment and long-term rehabilitation. If you or a [...]

2020-04-17T17:01:48+00:00April 17, 2020|Appleton Burn Injury Lawyers|

Can a Homeowner Be Held Liable for Burn Injuries in Wisconsin?

Even with modern heating systems and functioning smoke detectors, residential house fires still occur all too regularly. According to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), nearly 400, 000 residential fires occurred in 2017 throughout the United States. Cooking accidents, faulty heating systems, and electrical malfunctions account for the majority of household fires. As colder temperatures settle in, and property owners start to use more electrical devices, the risk of fires and [...]

2019-12-03T17:32:21+00:00December 3, 2019|Appleton Burn Injury Lawyers|

How Common Are Serious Burn Injuries?

Every year, thousands of Americans suffer severe burns resulting in serious injuries. A burn injury can impact a person’s ability to work, while resulting in chronic pain and scarring. Burn injuries can be caused by gasoline in the aftermath of a car accident or misuse of hazardous materials at the workplace. Regardless of how these occur, the implications can be tragic. In the event of a burn injury, it is [...]

2019-04-03T15:58:25+00:00April 3, 2019|Appleton Burn Injury Lawyers|

Wisconsin Burn Injuries – Time Limits and Recovery for Damages

Burn injuries can leave lasting effects on your life, your family, and your finances. There can be physical effects including disfigurement, scarring, tissue, nerve, muscle, and tendon damage. Long-term care and on-going medical treatment can drain family finances and even lead to bankruptcy. Burn injuries can also be emotionally and mentally scarring in the form of pain, suffering, loss of a career, or loss of a spouse. Therefore, it is important to know [...]

2018-06-13T08:13:00+00:00June 13, 2018|Appleton Burn Injury Lawyers|

Study Suggests Tarantula Venom May Help Ease Pain for Burn Injury Victims

The pain experienced by burn injury victims is complex and of serious concern, not just immediately after the injury, but also in the years to come. Sadly, science has struggled with pain management for such victims. Part of this is due to the way that burns affect the body, which is quite different from other types of injuries. Thankfully, a new study now suggests that tarantula venom may hold the [...]

2017-11-09T10:42:00+00:00November 9, 2017|Appleton Burn Injury Lawyers|

What Can You Expect from Your Burn Injury Case?

Burn injuries are often caused by preventable and negligent mistakes, such as car accidents or defective products. In such instances, victims may be owed compensation for the injuries and losses they experience. Learn more about the claims process and how an attorney can help protect your rights in a burn injury case. Types of Burn Injuries Despite the common misconception, there are actually several different types of burn injuries, and [...]

2017-08-09T09:37:00+00:00August 9, 2017|Appleton Burn Injury Lawyers|

New Laser Treatment Approach May Ease the Pain for Burn Victims

Severe burns—those that go beyond at-home treatment and require the help of a physician to heal—can leave victims with life-long scars and pain. This, on top of the risk for recurrent infections, potential loss of certain physical abilities or mobility, scarring, and disfigurement can be a hefty weight to carry and often adds emotional scars to the physical ones. Nothing and no one can ever make that fully right again; [...]

2016-04-28T18:32:09+00:00April 28, 2016|Appleton Burn Injury Lawyers|

Burn Injuries: Types, Causes and Treatments

Estimates from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey suggest that approximately 486, 000 Americans receive medical treatment for burns each year. Varied in severity, type, and cause, these injuries can cause permanent or long-term damage to the body's external tissues. In the most severe of cases, burns may result in shock or even death. The following outlines the types, causes, and most common treatments. Causes of Burns Burns injuries [...]

2016-02-11T07:00:00+00:00February 11, 2016|Appleton Burn Injury Lawyers|
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