Burn Injury

5 Situations that Call for a Personal Injury Attorney

In a perfect world, personal injury attorneys wouldn’t be needed. When you were injured in an accident, the insurance company of the responsible party would offer a fair settlement, and you would be taken care of. Worker’s [...]

5 Situations that Call for a Personal Injury Attorney2016-09-15T09:55:21+00:00

Things Every Firefighter Should Know..

Last week, Ingerman & Horwitz attended the 121st Annual Maryland State Firefighter's Association held in Ocean City, Maryland. We were honored to spend time and get to know those who risk their lives everyday to ensure our [...]

Things Every Firefighter Should Know..2013-08-23T10:15:06+00:00

Subaru Recalls some 634,000 Vehicles

Subaru announced late last week that it would recall 633,842 vehicles, including Forester models made between 2009-2012, Legacy and Outback models made between 2010-2011, and Tribeca models made between 2006-2012. The reason behind the recall is to [...]

Subaru Recalls some 634,000 Vehicles2014-08-12T19:01:03+00:00

Contributory Negligence: Completely Preventing Plaintiff Recoveries

Maryland is one of five jurisdictions, including Virginia, the District of Columbia, Alabama and North Carolina, that continues to hold onto the old rule of contributory negligence.  Contributory negligence is a complete defense to a victim’s claims [...]

Contributory Negligence: Completely Preventing Plaintiff Recoveries2014-08-13T19:49:17+00:00

Hot Tea: Can I File A Claim In Maryland For Burn Injuries?

The news is reporting a new beverage-spill lawsuit, this time in a Nashville, Tennessee case against Southwest Airlines.  The all-to-familiar story goes like this: Woman boards plane. Woman orders tea. Stewardess brings cup of hot water and tea [...]

Hot Tea: Can I File A Claim In Maryland For Burn Injuries?2014-08-11T18:27:32+00:00

How Can Smoke Inhalation Cause Injury

Injury caused by fire is the second leading cause of death in the home. No single cause has a greater impact on that statistic than inhalation injury. The presence of an inhalation injury in a fire victim [...]

How Can Smoke Inhalation Cause Injury2011-12-23T17:30:59+00:00

Radiation Burns Caused By Cancer Treatments

Radiation therapy is used to treat cancer while keeping the patient as functional as possible. Radiation therapy may be used in conjunction with other treatments. Unfortunately radiation therapy may also cause radiation burns. These burns are also [...]

Radiation Burns Caused By Cancer Treatments2013-08-19T12:14:49+00:00

Burn injuries and young children

There are many potential causes of burn injuries in the modern American home. Burn injuries were listed by the CDC, the Center for Disease Control, as the fifth most common cause of preventable deaths in 2005. The [...]

Burn injuries and young children2013-08-19T12:14:54+00:00

Do you think you have a radiation burn?

Do you think you have a radiation burn? If you even suspect that you have been exposed to radiation of any type, it is extremely important that you see a doctor. This can even include overexposure to [...]

Do you think you have a radiation burn?2013-08-19T12:15:01+00:00

Burn injury statistics

Burn injuries are considered a problem in health care. Burn injuries are in the top five as the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. There are over 200 special burn care units in the [...]

Burn injury statistics2013-08-19T12:24:45+00:00

Burn Injury Resources

 A collection of resources and links from our blog. Treatments for 1st degree burns How smoke inhalation can cause injury Burn Injury Statistics

Burn Injury Resources2013-08-19T12:29:53+00:00

How Can Smoke Inhalation Cause Injury

Injury caused by fire is the second leading cause of death in the home. No single cause has a greater impact on that statistic than inhalation injury. The presence of an inhalation injury in a fire victim [...]

How Can Smoke Inhalation Cause Injury2019-03-04T19:41:30+00:00

Burn Injuries – What are you rights?

We have recently updated our firm web page burn injury section. The new page featured advice on burn injury victims and their rights. Take a read at the article or view all our burn injury resources.

Burn Injuries – What are you rights?2011-08-11T05:04:16+00:00

How burn injury degrees are classified

First degree burns are to those that are limited to the outer layers of skin, which may be red, charred, and swollen. Second degree burns show the same symptoms but affect not only the outer layer (epidermis) [...]

How burn injury degrees are classified2013-08-19T12:41:06+00:00

Post-Collision Vehicle Fires and Burn Injuries

Approximately 20 percent of the millions of burn injuries that occur each year in the United States are the result of a vehicle fire. Additionally, an estimated 600 people die each year from vehicle fires. Most of [...]

Post-Collision Vehicle Fires and Burn Injuries2011-07-31T15:19:30+00:00

Faulty Wiring Injuries

Household fires are the leading cause of burn injuries and fire-related deaths in Maryland. Many of those fires are the result of defective products and could have been prevented. Two common defective products are faulty wiring and [...]

Faulty Wiring Injuries2018-12-11T13:12:02+00:00