Delaware Electrical Burn Lawyers
Electrical Burn Injury Attorney In Delaware
Burn injuries can be very common in the workplace, in the home and in other types of accidents. Some burn injuries are minor and cause minimal damage or trauma. Others, however, may induce life threatening and life altering injuries. One of the most severe burns you can sustain is an electrical burn. An electrical burn occurs when the human body comes into contact with an electrical current that results in very severe injury but not death. The severity of an electrical burn is contingent on the size, current strength, pathway taken and duration of exposure to current. Seeking medical and legal help after suffering an electrical burn is highly advisable.
If you have suffered an electrical burn while at work or on a jobs ite it makes sense to work with a Delaware Electrical Burn Lawyer. Call The Freibott Law Firm at 302 633 9000 in northern or central Delaware. In Sussex County please dial 302 227 9559. Or, email the firm here. The Electrical Burn Injury Attorneys at The Freibott Law Firm have the knowledge, skills and resources to get you the compensation and benefits you are entitled to.
Types Of Electrical Burns
There are 3 types of electrical burns:
True Electrical Burns: These result from direct contact or exposure to the electric source with the current flowing from the source, through the body and to the ground. An entry wound and a much larger exit wound in the hallmark of a true electrical burn.
Arc Burns: These burns occur when a current jumps from its source, to the ground but passes through your body in between the two points. With an arc burn there are typically multiple points of entry.
Thermal Burns: Thermal burns are the result of a spark igniting your clothing or protective gear. These types of burns are commonly seen in true electrical burns as when the current travles through the body it ignites and melts your clothing.
Electrical Burn Injuries
Electrical burns induce different types of injuries than most other accidents. There can be severe soft tissue and skeletal damage due to the exit and or entry wounds caused by the current. The high voltage and violent force associated with electrical burns has the power to fracture and dislocate bones. Heart problems after the accident are common as the electrical current can disrupt the normal electricity driven heartbeat. The most common heart injuries are cardiac arrythmias and tachycardia, or speeding up of the heart beat. Extensive nerve damage and skin injuries are also common following an electrical burn.
Life Following The Electrical Burn Injury
Recovering from an electrical burn can take years, and your quality of life may not be what it was prior to the accident. While seeking medical care and recuperating from your injuries should be your priority, it is also important to seek the advice of a skilled Delaware Burn Injury Lawsuit Liability Lawyer. They can focus on helping you recover financial losses such as lost wages, medical expenses, therapy costs and pain and suffering benefits.
Contact A Delaware Electrical Burn Lawyer
Injuries caused by electrical burns can undoubtedly hinder your ability to lead a normal life. If you , or a loved one has been injured in a workplace accident please call The Delaware Burn Injury Lawyers at The Freibott Law Firm at 302 633 9000 or 302 227 9559. You may also email them by clicking here. The Delaware Burn Accident Lawyers at The Freibott Law Firm will do their best to get you the full, fair and just compensation based on your injuries. They will work to determine the total current and future value of your claim by taking into consideration current and future medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, therapy bills, prescription costs and diminished quality of life. The Freibott Law Firm offers free consultations to workplace accident and injury victims in Delaware. In addition, they operate on a contingency fee basis meaning that they collect no fees unless they recover on your behalf.
The Freibott Law Firms Burn Injury and Personal Injury practice is focused throughout all of Delaware. This includes: Wilmington, Brandywine, Newark, Pike Creek, Hockessin, New Castle, Bear, Glasgow, Stanton, Newport, Christiana, Smyrna, Middletown, Dover, Harrington, Milford, Seaford, Laurel, Delmar, Frankford, Georgetown, Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach and Fenwick Island.