F&A Injury Lawyers are dedicated to representing burn injury victims in the Bronx, New York. There are more than 2 million burn injuries in the United States of America each year. From these one and a quarter million (1.25M) require medical care. Many burn injury victims are children with more than ten thousand child burn injuries in America. The Bronx burn injury lawyers at Frekhtman & Associates help injured victims receive medical care and work with top specialists to fully investigate and litigate a fire accident lawsuit to a successful resolution.
At Frekhtman & Associates, our Bronx burn injury attorneys handle the following types of lawsuits:
Burn injuries may result from a number of causes including:
Burn injuries are one of the most excruciating and traumatic injuries an individual can sustain often requiring extensive physical therapy, surgeries, and rehabilitative care. A burn injury may leave a permanent disfigurement and scarring. Because a person’s appearance may be severely changed, a loss of identity leads to lasting emotional harm.
Common injuries and damages that a Bronx burn injury attorney can help with include:
A property owner must keep make tenant safety the highest priority. Some causes of fires which can be prevented include:
In the United States, about fifty thousand burn injury patients require hospitalization with half of those admitted to a burn unit or intensive care unit (“ICU”). The medical treatment necessary after a burn injury depends on the nature of the burn including its degree. For a first degree burn or even a second degree injury, there is sufficient skin tissue for the burn to heal on its own over time.
For a third degree burn, surgery may be needed such as a skin graft which involves taking skin from another healthy part of the body and transferring or grafting it to the affected area. This stimulates new skin to grow in the burned area.
A third degree burn is often catastrophic and may lead to prolonged hospitalization and may sometimes be fatal. A burn may cause a loss of blood to the affected area which results in medical complications including infection, sepsis, shock, gangrene, paralysis, and numerous other severe health issues. Severe burn injuries must be treated at a specialized hospital burn unit. In the Bronx, Jacobi Hospital is a recognized burn center.
Burn centers are especially well equipped with the knowledge, training, technology, and overall expertise to treat severe burn injuries.
The long term effects of a burn injury may also be dire. A permanent burn scar or disfigurement to the face or other uncovered part of the body will affect the individual for life. Burn injuries also lead to emotional and psychological injury. Because burn injuries can be so devastating and the cost of treatment so high, it is imperative to contact an attorney that specializes in litigating burn injury matters.
The Bronx burn injury lawyers at Frekhtman & Associates have many years of experience litigating apartment & building fires, product liability burn cases, and other burn injuries. The firm works with top experts in the field of fire safety & engineering. F&A injury lawyers also hire top medical doctors, plastic surgeons, economists, vocational rehabilitation specialists and other experts to prove liability and damages at trial in a burn injury lawsuit. Contact us for a free case evaluation at (718) 733-9300 in our Bronx office located at 20 East 205th Street Bronx, NY in the Belmont neighborhood.
The firm also serves the following Bronx neighborhoods: South Bronx, Bedford Park, Belmont, Fordham, Kingsbridge, Marble Hill, Norwood, Riverdale, Spuyten Duyvil, University Heights, Woodlawn, Bathgate, East Tremont, Claremont, Concourse, Hunts Point, Highbridge, Longwood, Melrose, Morrisania, Mott Haven, The Hub, Tremont, West Farms, Allerton, Baychester, Bronxdale, City Island, Co-op City, Eastchester, Edenwald, Olinville, Morris Park, Pelham Gardens, Pelham Parkway, Van Nest, Williamsbridge, Bronx River, Castle Hill, Clason Point, Country Club, Harding Park, Parkchester, Pelham Bay, Soundview, Schuylerville, Throggs Neck, Unionport, and Westchester Square.