At the Harvey & Foote Law Firm, some of the most difficult cases we have ever seen involved children who suffered burn injuries. A burn injury is excruciatingly painful, and it is one of the most painful to survive. Watching a child go through this kind of turmoil is difficult for any person involved in the case.
A car accident can change the life of a victim in an instant. Indeed, the serious injury that commonly stems from car accidents includes broken bones, traumatic brain damage, back and neck injuries and serious burns. With regard to burn injuries, these can be some of the worst from which New Mexico car accident victims suffer.
Whether a New Mexico resident is the one using the fireworks or just a spectator, these exploding spectacles can be dangerous. During the Fourth of July, New Year's and other events, fireworks can cause a serious accident at any time. Fortunately, though, by following a few useful tips, the average New Mexico resident can help to limit his or her chances of suffering an injury.
New Mexico residents who suffer serious burn injuries have a long and often painful road ahead of them to recovery. Not only are permanent damages and disfigurement a possible outcome of burn injuries, but the medical expenses for getting the care one needs can be astronomical. Indeed, many individuals are still lacking in health insurance and cannot afford the high costs of medical care associated with a burn injury.
Burn injuries are some of the most painful and disfiguring injuries a person can suffer. When this type of severe injury is caused by another party's negligence, the injured victim may be entitled to compensation for damages, including scarring, disfigurement, rehabilitation, medical bills and lost wages.
About 1 million people suffer burn injuries each year in the United States, and roughly 45,000 of those victims require hospitalization. But nationwide there are only about 150 hospital units that specialize in burn injuries.