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Vape pen explosions may cause serious injury

Many people in New Mexico have taken up vaping as arguably a healthier alternative to smoking. While some use e-cigarettes as an interim between smoking and quitting, others simply enjoy the sensation of vaping.  Recently, however, vape pens have been blamed for a serious injury nearly once a week, and medical experts are issuing urgent warnings.

Samsung victim suffered permanent damages from burning phone

Few people in New Mexico will deny that burns are among the most excruciating injuries a person can suffer. Depending on how deeply into the skin the burn goes, the victim may be left with permanent damages such as physical scars and psychological trauma. Burns heal slowly and require specialized treatment that often adds even more pain to the already suffering patient. When burns occur as the result of a defective product, those enduring the suffering may seek some restitution.

Test may help with diagnosing serious injury to brain

Brain injuries can drastically impact a person's life in New Mexico, including ongoing memory problems and other cognitive difficulties. Researchers are constantly looking for ways to improve a diagnosis of serious injury to the brain and the quality of life of those who have suffered this type of injury. One test is currently being developed to provide a clear diagnosis of this condition.

Serious injury may stem from catastrophic accident

A major vehicle accident in New Mexico can easily lead to catastrophic injuries, including burn injuries. Serious injury from such an accident may unfortunately result in permanent damage that may keep you from being able to return to work. Your injuries might also prevent you from performing your normal activities of daily living.

Catastrophic injury: Third- and fourth-degree burns

Burn injuries range in severity from first-degree to fourth-degree burns. Third- and fourth-degree burns are the worst kinds of burns from which a New Mexico resident can suffer. Every time the Harvey & Foote Law Firm encounters a burn case involving such a catastrophic injury, they know that it is important to ensure that the victim receives proper medical care and has a complete evaluation of the extent and cause of his or her injuries.

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