Burn injuries are unfortunately quite common and result from accidents where negligence may have been involved. It is one of the leading causes of wrongful death and unintentional injury in the United States today.
According to the American Burn Association, between 2011 and 2015, close to 500,000 people were seen for burn injuries in emergency departments across the US. One person dies from a fire approximately every two and a half hours while the odds of an American civilian dying from fire exposure or contact with smoke or flames are 1 in 1,498. The most common causes of such fire and burn injuries include contact with a fire or flame, scalds, chemical burns, electrical burns, and thermal burns. 43% of burn injuries are caused by a fire or flame.
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According to the statistics taken over the course of over a decade from 2005 to 2014, males seem to suffer from burn injuries at a higher rate than their female counterparts. These injuries are predominantly suffered in the home at 73% while the workplace accounts for 8%. Click here to learn more about the American Burn Association’s findings regarding these incidents.
At High Rise Financial, we work hard to help victims of burn injury accidents recover their health and well being back while their legal case is pending and being handled by their attorney. We provide cash funding which is like a lawsuit loan or cash advance, but unlike a cash loan or advance it does not need to be paid back unless your case is successful and there is some recovery. The legal lawsuit funding is aimed at helping victims of personal injury accidents recover from their injuries and maintain their livelihood until they receive a settlement for their case. Contact us to learn more and determine whether you qualify for cash lawsuit funding.