Seeking Compensation for Burn Injuries in Wichita
Burn injuries are terribly painful, potentially lethal and can leave you scarred you for life. What many don't realize is that the skin is actually the largest organ in the body. Several of its critical functions are to eliminate toxins the body, assist in regulating heat and defending against outside invaders and foreign objects. When this functionality is impaired then serious consequences can result.
- Being unable to prevent germs, bacteria and foreign substances from entering the body puts an individual at tremendous risk and exposure to illnesses, diseases, infections and immune system overload.
- The body is built to function within very narrow temperature bands. There is not much tolerance for a body temperature that is too high or low and this range is not much more than 10 degrees in either direction. Temperature extremes, especially if sustained, can cause permanent tissue and organ damage and will often lead to death
- When heavily burned the body is dealing with a double blow as not only the burnt skin very toxic but the ability to process and eliminate body toxins is compromised. This creates a high level of stress which further weakens the body's ability to function and to survive.
Many burn injuries are associated with the irresponsible or negligent conduct of others. This could be due to a drunk driver car accident or a poorly maintained boiler in a building could crack releasing a searing cloud of steam. Even a malfunction sauna or steam room at a health club or spa can produce sufficient heat for third degree burns and devastating lung burns. The medical costs and suffering associated with burn injuries can be staggering. To help cope and recover from such damages it is often necessary to sue for compensation and one must engage the help of a Wichita personal injury lawyer to fight for a proper settlement.
Legal Representation for your Claim
These cases take tremendous legal skill and resources. With years of experience in legal practice come familiarity and confidence on how to best proceed towards compensation and a settlement. Rick Hodge, Attorney at Law understands what it takes to build a successful case and will meet with you in a free initial consultation to discuss what can be done.
Contact a Wichita Burn Injuries Attorney to gain a better understanding of how to best proceed.