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Second Degree New Orleans

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[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 20px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_image type=”none” src=”https://www.cuerialawfirm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/house-fire-injury.jpg” alt=”Barge Fire New Orleans” link=”false” href=”#” title=”” target=”” info=”none” info_place=”top” info_trigger=”hover” info_content=””][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 0px 0px 45px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]Partial thickness burns, also known as second-degree burns, affect the epidermis and the top two layers of the skin. The same things that cause the first-degree burn are also causes of second-degree burns, making the identification of second degree burns vital as to ensure the correct treatment is sought. In most cases, medical professionals should treat second-degree burns to avoid scarring, infection, and other complications.

Identification of Second Degree Burns

A burn more severe than a first degree will usually blister. The burn will be painful and discoloration such as whitening or redness of the skin often appears in the location that was burned. In addition, some swelling might appear, as well.

It may be possible to treat a second-degree burn at home if it is less than three inches. However, medical attention is necessary for a burn covering an area larger than already stated, or if the location is on the feet, hands, face, buttocks, or genitals. Once the burn’s severity is determined, the burn should be treated immediately.[/cs_text][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 0px 0px 45px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]

Treatment for Second Degree Burns

Second-degree burns should be cooled immediately. Typically, cool water is the best way to accomplish this. It is recommended to run water on a burn, however, if this is problematic, compresses may be used to cool a burn or the burn area may be submerged in water. Avoid very cold water, ice, or compresses, as these tend to cool the skin too quickly and may cause hypothermia or other complications.

Pain Relief

Second degree burns cause much pain. Swelling can be reduced and pain relief may be had with some over-the-counter pain relievers. Prior to administering over-the-counter medications to a child who has been burned, thoroughly read warning labels. Seek advice from a medical professional if there are any concerns.

Preventing Infection

A burn should be kept clean as well as free from contamination. To help keep debris or other contaminants from entering the burn, cover it with gauze or a bandage. Coverings must also be free of lint. To allow airflow and avoid tearing or damaging the skin, covering should be loosely wrapped.

Medical Treatment by A Professional

While the majority of second-degree burns heal without seeking treatment, a medical professional might be able to prescribe pain medication and sterilize the burn properly. Medical professionals may prescribe antibiotics when there is a risk of infection. A professional medical assessment can identify the burn’s severity and determine if further treatment is necessary.

If you or someone you care about has suffered a serious burn injury in New Orleans, it is imperative to contact a lawyer with extensive knowledge in handling the physical, emotional, and legal challenges burn injury victims face. Cueria Law Firm understands both the legal and medical issues involved in a burn injury case and has the skill needed to effectively present them to a jury. We are a well-respected Louisiana law firm with a proven track record of successfully representing clients in burn injury cases.[/cs_text][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][/cs_content]

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Attorney Brent Cueria founded the Cueria Law Firm, L.L.C. located in New Orleans, in order to focus on the representation of injured individuals, where his true passion is. Mr. Cueria uses his past experience to diligently advocate for the injured and disabled clients he now represents against the insurance companies.

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Positive Client Reviews

Brent is very professional and easy to work with. He made sure I was taken care of better than I expected. Very nice man and great team!
Kristin Marks
Kristin Marks
19:45 29 May 19
Mr. Brent Cueria does an amazing job! He was always available for any questions or concerns that I had. There was never a moment that he wouldn't take the time to help me out and keep me updated on the process of my case! A great attorney and an amazing guy!
Kevin Byrd
Kevin Byrd
15:59 08 May 19
Awesome caring firm that puts the clients needs first always. Brent was an exceptional lawyer and good person. I highly recommend Cueria Law Firm.
Cat D
Cat D
14:19 24 Apr 19
I had a good experience with this firm. The staff was professional and protected my personal interest. I would definitely recommend them.
Tameka Lewis
Tameka Lewis
22:35 07 Feb 19
Mr. Cueria was amazing, helped me beyond my expectations, they answer the phone and respond promptly to their clients. Very easy going, respectful, and professional.
April Washington
April Washington
21:59 10 Jan 19
Very nice reliable law firm... we really had good experience with him. And we are really thankful. I recommend him to everyone.
Salwan Ibrahimi
Salwan Ibrahimi
22:43 08 Nov 18
Mr. Brent is a great personal injury attorney as well as a caring attorney. He is always available to talk and answer all our questions. Mr. Brent does not take you on as just a client. He treats you like family.
Rashonda Matthews
Rashonda Matthews
17:11 01 Nov 18
The BEST in New Orleans!! I came into this office not knowing what would be the outcome of my case, and Brent assured me he got this! A big thanks to him and his staff for all your hard work!! I’m telling you if you need someone to represent he’s definitely the guy to call!! Love you guys! Until next time !😁
Allison Johnson
Allison Johnson
15:40 11 Oct 18
Highly recommended!! He’s a very caring attorney!! Gets the job done!!
Juju Giambe
Juju Giambe
21:14 22 Mar 18
Great experience. Very professional and personal at the same time. Highly recommended.
Hortense Ambrose
Hortense Ambrose
17:33 05 Mar 18
Mr. Cueria is very professional and works hard to assure that you received the best of outcome possible. Mr. Cueria and his staffed worked diligintly to give me the best settlement possible. I was very satisfied. -
Erica Ross
Erica Ross
13:17 07 Feb 18
I Love Mr. Brent. They handle me with tender loving care
Shannan Holmes
Shannan Holmes
08:55 30 Jan 18
This was my first experience ever having a lawyer and I was very grateful and it was very pleasant. Everything worked out for the best and I would definitely recommend Brent.
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Lionel Vicknair
16:06 07 Dec 17

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