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Electrical Burn Vs. Chemical Burn

The people of Frisco have experienced far too many electrical burns and chemical burns recently. No one should have to endure such terrible injuries. If you or a loved one has been injured in an electrical or chemical burn fire, you may have cause to pursue legal action. When you contact burn injury lawyers serving Frisco, you can discuss your injury and what compensation may be available to you.

After an accident, many victims have questions about their injury. They want to know what symptoms and causes are commonly represented by personal injury lawyers. Our experts have provided the information you need in understanding an electrical burn vs. chemical burn below.

Electrical Burn Causes

An electrical burn can potentially occur from any situation that contains an electrical current, which in the 21st Century includes most of our public spaces, homes, businesses, etc. Some of the common sources of electrical burns in the home are appliances and faulty electrical sockets.

Some of the common sources of electrical burns in workplaces and public areas are coming in contact with an electrified object/surface and ungrounded, exposed wiring. The experienced Frisco injury attorneys at Carabin Shaw have represented a wide variety of injury circumstances.

Electrical Burn Symptoms

The symptoms of an electrical burn can be severe. The type of symptom and the severity of the symptom depends on the amount of electrical current to which the victim was exposed.

The commonly experienced symptoms of electrical burns represented by an attorney include:

  • Visible Burns
  • Muscle Contractions
  • Disorientation
  • Overall Weakness
  • Numbness
  • Etc.

If you were exposed to an electrical current and are exhibiting any symptoms listed or any not listed, you should immediately contact a medical professional. Once you receive medical care, you may want to contact burn injury lawyers serving Frisco for help in dealing with an electrical burn injury claim.

Chemical Burn Causes

As with electrical burns, chemical burns pose a nearly constant threat, as we live our daily lives with potentially harmful chemicals nearby. The average home, for example, contains several household cleaners that can cause chemical burns. Additionally, many workers in Frisco work jobs that place them in regular contact with caustic chemicals.

A chemical burn can occur any time a person comes in contact with an irritant acid or base, this can take the form of contact to the skin or if the chemical is swallowed or inhaled.

Chemical Burn Symptoms

The symptoms of a chemical burn are determined by several factors: the duration of time the victim was in contact with the chemical, the type of contact that occurred (skin contact, swallowed, inhaled), the type of chemical, etc.

A chemical burn can result in:

  • Seizures
  • Vomiting Blood
  • Irregular Heartbeat
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Loss of Vision
  • Visible Burns
  • Etc.

Any degree of chemical burn should receive medical care. The Frisco injury attorneys at Carabin Shaw have represented chemical burns of different degrees and have fought for their clients’ right to compensation. The best way to determine if you may have grounds to file a burn injury lawsuit is to contact a personal injury lawyer.

If you were injured in the workplace, we may be able to help if you were injured due to the fault of your employer and they did not offer you Workers’ Compensation. Also, we may be able to help if you were injured due to the fault of another company or employee and you have Workers’ Compensation available.

The Texas Burn Injury Attorneys at Carabin Shaw

Whether you have endured an electrical burn or a chemical burn, Carabin Shaw has the resources you need to recover the damages you deserve. The Texas burn injury attorneys at Carabin Shaw have years of experience in protecting the legal rights of those who have unjustly been injured.

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