Burn Injury Lawyers In Austin: Let Us Fight For You
A burn injury is one of the most painful and devastating injuries a person can experience in their lifetime. Recovery requires extensive medical care, physical therapy, and perhaps plastic surgery.
At David Komie Law, we understand the amount of physical and emotional obstacles burn victims and their families endure. Our catastrophic injury lawyer is dedicated to pursuing the justice our clients deserve by providing them with relentless and personalized legal representation.
TYPES OF BURNS
Burns are capable of damaging the layers of skin. It can harm blood vessels, nerves, muscles, lungs and eyes. Burns are categorized by degrees, based on the severity of the injury. First-degree burns affect the first layer of the skin, second-degree burns affects several skin layers, third-degree burns affects all skin layers and tissue under the skin, and fourth-degree burns extend through the skin to affect muscle, ligaments, tendons, blood vessels, nerves and even bones.
Common types of burns include:
- Thermal burns – caused by fire, steam, hot liquids or hot objects
- Chemical burns – caused by strong acids or alkali substances
- Electrical burns – caused by contact with an electrical current
- Radiation burns – alpha, beta or gamma radiation
- Cold temperature burns – caused by skin exposure to cold, wet or windy conditions
HOW WE CAN HELP
Severe burn injuries often result in scarring and disfigurement, which can significantly impact an individual’s life regarding employment, recreation and social interactions. Our Austin catastrophic injury attorney can conduct an extensive investigation in order to develop a solid strategy to represent you. With over 60 years of combined experience, let us help you get your life back on track.