New Jersey Steam & Scald Burn Lawyer

Every year, tens of thousands of people are hospitalized due to steam and scald burns, making this type of burn injury one of the most common burn injuries. Steam and scald injuries occur from exposure to steam or very hot water. Steam and scald burns can be very painful, can cause scarring, and can even be life-threating if the steam is inhaled causing injury to the airway and lungs or as a result of a steam pipe explosion.

Children and the elderly are the most common victims of steam and scald injuries because their thin, sensitive skin is not is more vulnerable to the heat created by the water or steam. Steam and scald injuries to children and the elderly frequently occur due to the negligent supervision of another party.  For example, elderly individuals can suffer steam and scald injuries burns due to the negligent care of caretakers, nurses or nursing home employees.  Similarly, children and infants may suffer serious steam and scald burns at home, school or daycare while under the supervision parents, babysitters, teachers, or others.

If you or a loved one has suffered a steam burn or a scald burn caused by the negligence of a third-party, then you may have legal recourse against the person or entity responsible. Contact a New Jersey Steam Burn Injury & Scald Burn Injury Attorney today.  Mr. Mendelsohn will review your injury claim for free, and represent you on a contingent fee basis, which means you don’t have to pay any attorney fees unless you recover on your claim. We’ll fight to ensure that you and your family are fully compensated.