A burn is a type of injury that may be caused by heat, cold, electricity, chemicals, light, radiation or friction. Burns can be highly variable in terms of the tissue affected, the severity, and resultant complications. Muscle, bone, blood vessel, dermal and epidermal tissue can all be damaged with subsequent pain due to profound injury to nerves. Depending on the location affected and the degree of severity, a burn victim may experience a wide number of potentially fatal complications including shock, infection, electrolyte imbalance and respiratory distress. Beyond physical complications, burns can also result in severe psychological and emotional distress due to scarring and deformity.
Of all of the types of personal injury cases in Sacramento, Chico, Roseville, Fairfield and throughout California, among the most painful and catastrophic are burn injury cases. Burns can occur as a result of many different types of negligence such as:
Burn injury lawyers like those at Penney and Associates® represent persons and their families who are affected by these serious injuries. Again, we work diligently to get every penny we can out of the insurance companies on your case. Let us put our expertise to work on your behalf. We specialize in this type of case and can offer you the support and representation you deserve. Contact the burn injury lawyers of Penney and Associates® today.