The chemical related burn is among the most horrific classifications of burns. Many of us think of footage of the Vietnam war, where jets dropped gelatinous chemicals. Then they turned to sticky flames when the bombs hit their mark. So this is what we think of when we hear of chemical burns. But there are many other types of liquids that burn. Also, there are vaporous substances concerned with atom and molecule changes that can burn. These changes can hurt the human skin, internal organs and tissues like lungs and the eyes.
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Genesis of the Chemical Burn Injury.
Chemical burns occur when the skin comes in contact with substances that are alkaloids or acids. Burn injuries that occur are dependent on the strength and length of time skin gets exposed. The injury will continue until the skin that got exposed to the chemicals gets washed. So this will mean that the alkaloids or acids will continue eating the skin and tissue. When this kind of burn injury occurs, it is crucial to remove clothing and jewelry where the affected area is. Often they can have the alkaloids on them. So this can cause the wounds to continue, even after getting washed from the skin.
Physical Locations Chemical Burns Typically Occur.
Chemical burn injuries can occur in the home due to cleaners such as bleach, Drano(TM), paint thinner and Liquid Plumr (TM). There are defective products that get used in the home that can also cause this type of burn; one of these in the past was Johnson and Johnson cold packs, which were used to reduce arthritis and other pain such as sprains and strains. The cold packs in some cases would leak, causing amphoteric burn injuries, which was reported by consumers.
Workplace Injuries From Chemicals.
In the workplace, some industries use bituminous liquids, including factories, construction trades, the paving industry and other areas. Some of these industries use acid based chemicals that when in contact with the skin for a length of time, even in short duration can synthesize and cause serious alchemical injuries, and in some cases, the actinic reaction can cause fatal injuries to the employee.
Safety Duty of Employers.
Employers have the responsibility to provide safe working conditions. And when an employee suffers chemical burn injuries they can become accountable. In most cases, the employee will collect Workman’s Compensation. However, there are often other parties that need to get held legally responsible.
Chemical storage tanks are a workplace or consumer problem that cause serious burn injuries. This issue became known after they got reported to rupture. These got composed of a resin that in a matter of months would weaken.
Some had become dangerous within a six month period of chemical storage. Workers were in danger of severe chemical injuries if the resin tank ruptured. These mishaps could be fatal. Also, they can cause severe devastation to all areas of the body. So even the eyes, nose, throat and face can get damaged.
Hiring the Right Legal Warrior Makes the Difference.
Suffering an enzymatic burn in the workplace, or at home due to a defective product can cause severe burns. And when you or a loved one has been a victim, it is important to consult a chemical burn injury lawyer. Ehline Law Firm will evaluate your case. Then we can determine your legal options to recover compensation.
Ehline Law Firm Personal Injury Attorneys, APLC has the resources and experience. So you know we will provide quality representation for the victim suffering chemical burns. If due to negligence in the workplace, at home and other locations we can help. Our legal warriors are available toll-free. Why not schedule an appointment to discuss your case? Call now at (888) 400-9721. Or call locally at (213) 596-9642.