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Types of Burn Injuries Resulting from an Indianapolis Car Accident

burns-car-accidentWhen thinking about an Indianapolis car accident, typically burns don’t come to mind. Some car accidents do result with flames in which you can sustain severe types of burn injuries. An Indiana car accident lawyer can help with the aftermath.

Types of Burns from an Indianapolis Car Accident 

  • Superficial burns: These injuries only affect the surface layer of the victim’s skin. They’ll appear red and will most likely be painful to touch.
  • Partial-thickness burns: Slightly more severe than the superficial burn, this injury goes deeper into the layers of skin. The skin will most likely become a pale pink color and will blister on the surface.
  • Full-thickness burns: The most severe type of burn, this injury penetrates even further into the layers of skin and can affect the tissues underneath the skin. These injuries will result in a discoloration of the skin, and the texture will change to either a leathery or waxy feel.

If you’ve sustained a burn injury after an Indiana car accident, it’s in your best interest to seek medical attention and legal counsel to make a personal injury claim. A claim for an accident that results in any type of burn injury is definitely worth the effort, considering the costly and time-consuming medical expenses that you’ll likely incur.

A Helping Hand from an Indiana Car Accident Lawyer

When you have complications with your personal injury claim, an Indiana car accident lawyer can help you to alleviate some of the stress and anxiety associated with filing a claim. In order to get back on track with your personal injury claim, download a copy of our FREE book, Consumer’s Guide for Injured Victimsand then contact a personal injury attorney at Hensley Legal Group for a no-cost consultation.