California Burn Injury Attorneys
Every year in the United States, millions of people are injured from burn accidents. There are also many cases which require years of hospitalization, and too often enough result in death. Most burn accidents are preventable, which is why it is so important to contact one of our burn injury lawyers for a free consultation.
Some facts about burn injuries in the United States:
- According to the American Burn Association, there are 2.4 million burn injuries every that require medical attention.
- Out of those victims, 75,000 of them will require hospitalization; of about half will be admitted to a specialized burn unit.
- 8,000 to 12,000 victims die annually from burn injuries
- Up to about 10,000 burn injury victims die annually due to burn related infections; pneumonia being the most common burn injury complication.