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Serious burns not only cause physical pain and distress but can also leave emotional and psychological damage. If you or a loved one have suffered from a serious burn, our team offers expert legal advice and support moving forward.

How are burns categorised?

Burns are categorised as first, second, third or fourth degree. The degree of the burn will indicate how much medical care and support you will need.

Many of our clients have sustained third- and fourth-degree burns which are often life threatening. These kinds of burns may need corrective surgery such skin grafts or even amputation. Patients who have sustained a third or a fourth-degree burn will also require support beyond physical recovery.

We take everything into account when deciding the best support packages for you to enable the best chance of recovery.

We often see burns which have resulted from:

  • Electricity
  • Hot liquid
  • Acid attacks
  • Workplace chemicals

Our Family First Approach

We are committed to achieving the best possible results for you and your family. We are proud of our family first approach which we operate within our specialist firm. We understand the physical and psychological effects sustaining a burn can have on victims and their families which is why we will work with you as our number one priority and help you to put everything in place to enable you to rebuild your life. This includes expert medical care, rehabilitation, and financial support for everyone who has been affected.

Our team will visit you as swiftly as possible in person, including the burns unit with the permission of your family. It is important that treatment begins quickly and that you instruct specialist lawyers like our team to get you the funding you need to begin immediate treatment, functional rehabilitation and cosmetic surgery to get you back on track.

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