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Two Wichita workers injured on the job by severe burns

Posted on February 19th, 2013

A workplace accident that seriously injured two Wichita men is under investigation.

Both men suffered from respiratory burns and other burns to the face and hands. Employees of Creek Electric were working on an electrical panel at Horizon Milling when it is believed that something caused the panel to arc and burned two of them. Both men are in serious condition.

This unfortunate story is just another example how lives can change in a second. Burn injuries are very severe and even fatal. Surviving a serious burn injury still leaves scars for a lifetime.

Although being injured in a workplace burn injury is common, there are many other situations where burn injuries can happen, even in your home. In fact, eight out of 10 deaths by fire occur at home. For five tips on how to keep your family safe, click here to read our article on how to prevent burn injuries.

Similar to this story, many burn injuries also happen at work. There are a number of different types and degrees of burns, all which can seriously affect lives. When this happens, you may be entitled to money you need to make up for those harms and losses and for the injuries that have changed your life.

For more information on different types of burns, read our article here.

If you have had a Kansas burn injury that was not your fault and need medical treatment, you need an experienced professional who can help you get back on the road to recovery. Call us today at 316-269-1414 or visit our contact page here. Our Kansas personal injury attorneys will provide you a free initial consultation and if we take your case you don’t pay a dime unless we recover money for you. Even then we only take a percentage of the total amount of your recovery.

If you have questions on what you should be looking for when you are making a decision to hire a Kansas personal injury lawyer, read our article located here.

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