Arson is a particularly nasty crime. It can result in injuries to members of the public and to the emergency services who rescue them. Once set alight, a building can burn out of control for many hours. Burn injuries are especially painful and disfiguring and it can take a long time to heal.
So, how could you sustain arson attack injuries? There are many examples of how people have been injured in arson attacks. The most obvious is when people are trapped inside burning buildings such as a house or a factory. However, arson attacks can also take place in cars and lorries and even boats. Sometimes an explosion occurs and this can cause a very serious situation where lives can be lost.
The symptoms of arson attack injuries are often very severe. Obviously burns are the most common but if liquid is heated by the fire, scalds can also be inflicted. Explosions cause impact injuries as the human body is thrown in one direction by the blast. Smoke inhalation can also occur. Treating arson attack injuries is a job for the specialists. You may be taken to a special burns unit where you will get the best treatment.
Thinking about the effects of arson attack injuries
The long term effects of arson attack injuries can be hard to deal with. If you have scars on areas of your body that are usually exposed (such as the face) it can be very difficult to deal with and you may need specialist psychiatric support.
Many people find that claiming for arson attack injuries can help. Provided you can prove that you were injured in the attack and that you did not cause the injuries yourself you should be able to claim as long as you received medical attention. Do not let the cost of making a claim for arson attack injuries put you off at all. When you claim with us at Accident Advice Helpline you can start your claim off without paying up front fees at all.
Simply call us and we will run through the whole procedure with you. This can be a highly complex area as there may be a criminal investigation going on at the same time. However, you will not have to worry about that. A professional personal injury lawyer will take over all of the legal aspects of the claim so that you can relax and focus on your recovery. You can use your compensation to get your life back on track.
Claiming after an arson attack with Accident Advice Helpline
If you have sustained injuries in an arson attack in the last three years and you received medical attention you should give us a call. We have experienced advisers waiting to take your call. All you have to do is call us on 0800 689 5659. We are waiting to take your call.