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Long-Term Consequences of Burn Injuries

If you’ve suffered a burn injury as a result of someone else’s negligence, you recognize the gravity of your situation. Burn injuries are exceptionally painful, slow to heal, and susceptible to dangerous infections, but that’s not all. A serious burn injury can lead to long-term negative consequences that can be life-altering. Working closely with an experienced South Carolina burn injury attorney is the surest means of obtaining the compensation you need to regain your health and well-being to the degree possible and to continue living your fullest life.

Burn Injuries

Burn injuries range from the very mild to the catastrophic. However, even a burn injury on the milder side of things – when it’s on or near the face – can be permanently disfiguring, and most burns, beyond the most superficial, lead to scarring. When a burn is serious, long-term consequences that can alter the course of your life are to be expected, and these injuries are generally classified as catastrophic.

The Long-Term Effects

A study published by the National Library of Medicine found that major burns can have a long-lasting impact on the quality of people’s lives. The persistent problems identified relate to all the following:

Victims can also experience cognitive and behavioral challenges, and they consistently report significant limitations regarding quality of life as it relates to their health. In other words, the long-term consequences of a serious burn are profound, and obtaining the compensation to which you are entitled and that you need to recover to the degree possible is paramount.

Your Physical, Financial, and Emotional Losses

If you’ve suffered a serious burn injury, recovering from your complete losses is key to your recovery, and this includes all the following:

It’s Time to Consult with an Experienced South Carolina Burn Injury Attorney

The formidable South Carolina burn injury attorneys at The Law Office of Mark C. Tanenbaum, P.A. – proudly serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, and Buford counties – appreciate the serious nature of your losses and are committed to harnessing the full force of our decades-long experience in pursuit of your claim’s best possible resolution. We are on your side and here to help, so please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 843-577-5100 for more information about what we can do for you today.