For Over 30 Years

Aggressive Personal Injury
Legal Representation

home personal injury burn injury

Georgia Burn Injury Attorneys

Legal Representation After Serious Burn Injuries

When people think of burn injuries, they often think of the immediate effects, particularly the excruciating pain that can result from even the most minor burns. However, the devastation of a burn injury may not be restricted to the body alone. Many victims face long-term consequences in the form of mental trauma, emotional suffering, and financial stress. Extended hospital stays, expensive surgeries, and long periods of recovery and rehabilitation are not uncommon, especially for those who suffer serious burns. Many even face hardship in their professional and social lives.

If you have suffered burn injuries due to the negligent actions of another party, you have the right to seek compensation for all related damages. At Grant Law Office, our experienced Atlanta personal injury attorneys have won six- and seven-figure settlements for countless clients. Get a dependable legal team with a proven track record on your side and contact us today. Call us at (866) 249-5513 or (404) 995-3955 for a free case review.

Back to Top

What are the Different Degrees of Burns?

The burn classification system of "degrees" is based on the extent to which a burn damages the skin. The degrees increase according to how many layers of skin a burn has damaged and/or destroyed.

  • First-Degree Burns: These burns are considered superficial and affect only the epidermis, or the topmost layer of the skin. The affected area usually turns red and becomes painful and dry, but does not develop blisters.
  • Second-Degree Burns: Two layers of the skin, the epidermis and the dermis, are damaged. Blisters usually develop on affected areas. Skin grafts may be required.
  • Third-Degree Burns: Both layers of skin of destroyed and underlying nerves, bones, and muscles may be damaged. Skin grafts and long-term care are often necessary for treatment.

Back to Top

What is the Healing Process Like for Burn Injuries?

For more minor injuries, some basic first aid treatment along with the passage of time is enough. Serious burns, on the other hand, will require laborious procedures for the prevention of pain and infection. This includes skin grafts, custom pressure garments, rehabilitation sessions and therapy, and other treatments to prevent or remedy scarring. The deepest burns can damage or destroy nerve tissue, causing the victim to suffer impediments to his or her mobility. Permanent deformities may cause a victim to seek mental health counseling and cosmetic aide. All in all, the costs of these treatments can amount to exorbitant levels, which many cannot afford without significant financial assistance.

Back to Top

What are the Common Causes of Burn Injuries?

Burn injuries can be caused by many different accidents. As such, our law firm knows how to handle a wide variety of burn injury cases, including the following:

  • Car accidents
  • Structural fires
  • Chemical exposure
  • Electrical fires
  • Explosions
  • Thermal burns

Each of these lead to severe burns in different ways and are caused by different negligent people or organizations.

Back to Top

Why You Need a Compassionate Georgia Burn Injury Lawyer

The recovery process following a burn trauma can be difficult to deal with, especially if you have no help. Please contact an Atlanta burn injury attorney at Grant Law Office at (404) 995-3955 for answers to your burn accident questions. We are available to evaluate your case, lead you in the right direction, and help you get the compensation you need from the person or party responsible for your injury.

Back to Top

Additional Information

Contact us today for a free and comprehensive case evaluation.

We require no legal retainer or upfront fees,
and you pay nothing unless we prevail.

Toll-free number: (866) 249-5513
Phone: (404) 995-3955

Our Results

Wrongful Death Day Care Case

View More

Firm News

Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure

Kim Grant participated in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure, walking over 60 miles over three days and raising ...

Habitat for Humanity

Kim and Wayne Grant have worked on two Habitat for Humanity Houses and look forward to working on more ...

Grady Hospital Volunteer Work

Kim Grant has donated volunteer hours in Atlanta, including rocking babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at Grady ...

Read more news

Our Blog


Cars Are Getting Safer, But What About Drivers?

It is estimated that nine out of every ten serious car crashes in the United States are caused…


Catastrophic Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

While modern automobiles are much safer than their predecessors, the act of getting into a car is …


Women Have a Higher Rate of Diagnostic Error

Significant research has shown that women are more likely than men to have illnesses go undiagnosed, be …

Read more news

Georgia Burn Injury Attorney Disclaimer: The legal information offered herein by Grant Law Office, is not formal legal advice, nor is it the formation of an attorney client relationship. In order for our firm to be considered your attorney there must be a signed agreement between the client and the firm. Any results set forth herein are based solely upon the circumstances of that particular case and offer no promise or guarantee on the outcome of any other case. Please contact a lawyer for a consultation.

© 2019 Grant Law Office - All rights reserved.

Photos by Carroll Morgan - Buckhead On-Site Photography | Website Design and Legal Internet Marketing by: SLS Consulting Scholarship
*Wayne Grant has been practicing law since 1979. Grant Law Office was founded in 2000.