Burn Injuries

Burn Injury Lawyers in Rhode Island and Massachusetts

burn injury bandaged handMost burn injury sufferers will have to live with scarring, and emotional damage. When the skin is damaged, it takes years for it to heal. The recovery period can be extremely painful, traumatic and frightening for the burn injury victim.

  • First Degree Burns affect the outer layer of skin called epidermis. First Degree Burns irritate the skin and cause redness.
  • Second Degree Burns affect the layer just below the epidermis called dermis. These types of burns cause the skin to blister. These burns are painful and usually heal within a few weeks.
  • Third Degree Burns Third-degree burns involve all layers (full thickness) of the skin, penetrating into muscle, connective tissue, and bone. Third Degree Burns are usually white or black and will cause permanent scarring. These burns take the longest amount of time to heal. Some Third Degree Burns are fatal.

Many burn injuries are the direct result of negligence and could have been prevented. If your burn injury is the result of carelessness, you may be entitled to compensation.

The law offices of Brian Cunha and Associates has recovered monetary compensation in Rhode Island and Massachusetts for many burn victims. The compensation has helped the victims to pay for hospital visits, medical bills, plastic surgery and many other expenses relating to their injuries.

Questions relating to a burn injury in MA or RI? Contact us