Missouri Burn Injury Lawyer
A burn injury can be one of the most devastating injury anyone can sustain. The damage to the body and the complications after the injury can be extensive and result in huge medical costs, permanent loss of wages and psychological counseling during the recovery and beyond. If the cause of your burn was the fault of a defective product or another’s negligence, you need a personal injury attorney who has experience dealing with the burn injury cases.
Causes of Burn Injuries
Treating Burn Injuries
If you suffered a burn injury in Missouri, there are several burn and trauma centers that would be able to help you cope with your burn injuries. Those include:
- Mercy Hospital St. Louis Burn Center
1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO
- George David Peak Memorial Burn & Wound Center
One Hospital Drive
Columbia, Missouri 65212
- Children’s Mercy Hospital Burn Unit
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
- The Burn Center at St. John’s
1235 East Cherokee
Springfield, Missouri 65804
While all those locations will be able to treat your burn injury, St. John’s Mercy Hospital is the only hospital in the state of Missouri with an American Burn Association verified Burn Center.
After the injury, many burn victim have difficulty adapting to living with their injuries. These individuals should contact the a local support group to assist you in their recovery. In Missouri, the Burns Recovered Support Group was formed in 1983 by a group of burn survivors and members of the burn care team at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center. This support group has monthly meeting the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, 5th floor, in the Burn Center Waiting Room. The support group also has a Burn Camp for children and teenagers who have suffered burn injuries. This camp is for children throughout the state of Missouri and was founded in 1997.
Missouri Burn Injury Attorney
Tony Bruning is a burn injury lawyer who has been representing individuals who have suffered burn injuries for over 30 years. He has recovered millions of dollars for his clients. He is responsible for the recall of over 7 million defective coffee makers and has the largest verdict against a smoke detector manufacturer in United States history. He has dealt with burn injuries resulting from defective products, house fires, workplace fire, and explosions. If you or a loved one has suffered a burn injury and need legal assistance, call Missouri Burn Injury Lawyer Tony Bruning for a free consultation at (314) 898-3078.