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Causes and Symptoms of Soft Tissue Burn Injuries Qualifying for Disability Benefits


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7/9/2015
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When a person suffers from a soft tissue injury such as a burn, the injury can be so serious that the victim experiences a complete or partial loss of function, such as losing the ability to walk or run. Soft tissue burns are often painful and can result in significant damage. Fortunately for victims, a soft tissue injury burn may qualify for disability benefits. Soft tissue injuries are recognized conditions by the Social Security Administration and included on the Administration’s listing of impairments.

Causes and Symptoms of Soft Tissue Burn Injuries

A soft tissue burn can be caused in several different ways. Common examples include the following:

  1. Fire
  2. Chemicals
  3. Scalding water or other hot liquids
  4. Severe overexposure to the sun
  5. Electricity
  6. Radiation

Regardless of how the soft tissue burn occurred, victims often experience the following symptoms:

  1. Loss of skin
  2. Swelling
  3. Pain
  4. Blistering
  5. Shock
  6. Severe infection

As a result of the burn, victims may need immediate and ongoing treatment such as antibiotics, IV fluids, skin grafts, and occupational or physical therapy. The recovery process from these injuries may be extensive. For this reason, it is crucial to maximize your chances for receiving the benefits you deserve. To do so, we strongly encourage you to seek guidance from an experienced legal professional. We have helped many clients through the Social Security disability benefits process, and we can help you as well. Get started by contacting us today for a free consultation at 888-904-6847.



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