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According to the American Burn Association, every year 486,000 burn injuries require medical treatment with 40,000 requiring a hospital stay.Of the 40,000 hospitalizations, 30,000 are at hospital burn centers. Click To Tweet
Burn injuries affect everyone; however, young children and the elderly are the most vulnerable.
The seriousness of a burn is determined by the depth, size, cause, affected body area, age and health of the victim.
As most people may know, burns are classified as first-, second- and third-degree burns.
Burns can be the result of many things:
Breathing in hot air or gases can cause inhalation injuries to the lungs and if the gases are toxic (think carbon monoxide), it can lead to poisoning.
Since most burn injuries happen at home, here are a few preventative measures you can put into place.
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If you have questions about the negligence of others leading to burn injuries, contact the lawyers at Nash & Franciskato for a free, no-obligation review of your case.
Our knowledgeable staff is available at (877) 284-6600.
Past results afford no guarantee of future results and each case is different and is judged on its own merits.