Each year in the United States alone, roughly 485,000 people are admitted to the hospital or visit emergency rooms to treat burn injuries, according to the American Burn Association1.
The truth is that the number is likely even higher, with countless people choosing to forego medical care or treat minor burn injuries at home.
Burn injuries are among the most serious and painful injuries anyone can suffer. A burn can leave a person with debilitating pain and lifelong scars that serve as a daily reminder of the trauma.
What most people don’t realize is that many burn injuries are caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of others. Find out more about burn injuries and how victims may be able to file lawsuits.