Burnt Victims – Work Injury Claims

Personal Injury & Workers Compensation Claims

Burnt Victims – Work Injury Claims

There are many causes for burn injuries to occur. The common events surrounding burn injuries come from environments such as; kitchen workers, chemical labs, factory workers, industrial workers, farmers and more. Burns can be very painful and leave unpleasant scars. If you have sustained this type of injury we suggest you seek more advice as to what your legal rights are with a permanent disfigurement.

Medical
After sustaining a burn injury you need to seek medical attention straight away to prevent the scaring as much as possible. Depending on the type of burn and the degree there will be particular treatment required. As burns can vary when going through the healing process there is not much that can be done but to wait and see what the final result it. In some cases skin grafting or plastic surgery may be required. If you are in this situation then you should see legal advice.

Legal
After the burn has healed, you can determine if you need to pursue a Common Law Claim. You need to provide photographic evidence of before the incident, after the incident, and after the healing is complete. You will also need to prove negligence upon another party. Common factors are usually, personal protection equipment not provided, or the incorrect equipment not provided for the job, not checking properties for gas bottles before maintaining a large property, kitchen hands not being trained appropriately. Luckily for burn victims there is compensation available for both the physical and psychological damage.