There are many things that St. Louis, Missouri, parents need to be aware of where their children are involved. One thing that many probably don’t spend much time thinking about is how safe their pajamas are. As it turns out, if not treated properly during manufacturing, a child’s pajamas could put them at risk for burn injuries.
Many residents of St. Louis, Missouri, likely remember the personal injury lawsuit filed against McDonalds over two decades ago, by a woman who was seriously burned when the coffee bought via the restaurant’s drive thru spilled on her. The woman prevailed and the restaurant lowered the temperature that it serves the beverage. Despite the warnings this case provided both proprietors as well as customers purchasing coffee, individuals are still burned by hot beverages.
Burns are some of the most horrendous injuries a person can experience. Burn victims often require ongoing treatment for years to come, not to mention the excruciating pain they experience. Injuries can include first-, second-, or third-degree burns, disfigurement, amputations, scarring and even death.
When someone is injured in an accident, how quickly and the extent to which they will heal varies depending on the circumstances surrounding the incident. While no injury is desirable, burns are some of the most difficult to recover from. In addition to taking a long time to heal, the injuries are painful, both physically as well as emotionally. Because of the scars that remain it can be difficult for injured individuals to move forward even after the wounds have healed.