If you have been burned in an accident in the kitchen you work in, you could well need the help of injury claim specialists in Aberystwyth to get the compensation you are entitled to.
But of course kitchens are not the only place innocent victims are burned, it can happen anywhere there is fire, such as foundries as just an example. Cars set on fire in accidents sometimes, and there are chemical burns as well.
Burns come in varying degrees, so that the medical profession can classify them. This helps for all sorts of reasons, and is definitely useful information for injury claim specialists when they are helping you with your compensation claim.
The degrees that can be useful information for injury claim specialists in Aberystwyth
Knowing how severe the burn injury is can be very important when injury claim specialists are helping with your compensation claim.
- 1st degree burns are ones that do not blister, but leave a red mark and are usually very painful initially, the pain subsiding after a few hours.
- 2nd degree burns go a little deeper into the skin and usually blister. One of the things to be wary of is that the blisters getting infected. These are more painful than 1st degree burns, and the pain will last longer.
- 3rd degree burns burn into the flesh, often killing the nerves, as the burn is so deep. This can mean that the victim has very little pain from the injury, but this degree of burn can be so bad that limbs have to be amputated.
- 4th, 5th and 6th degree burns are ones that victims do not normally survive, and are usually only mentioned at inquests and post mortems.
Burns and scalds are treated in the same way because they are the same type of injury. It is just that burns cause the damage with dry heat and scalds cause the damage with wet heat such as steam or boiling liquids.
The treatment for them can take years, skin grafts and plastic surgery being used to try and lessen the visual affects of the scars. This is a very painful process for the victim, but if it were your face that was burned in an accident that was not your own fault, you would want the surgeons to do whatever they could to lessen the scar.
Accident Advice Helpline are your injury claim specialists in Aberystwyth
Whatever type of injury you have suffered in whatever type of accident, Accident Advice Helpline can help, as long as the accident was the fault of someone else. With a nationwide team of specialist solicitors we offer a service that is top quality and covers the whole of the UK. Call us on Freephone 0800 689 0500 from a land line or dial 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no obligation advice about making a claim.