Laptop Explosion Makes Headlines

By JohnBurn Injury, Product Liability

When you think of “accidents involving technology,” most of us imagine knocking our smartphones off the table. But a man living in Dallas had a different kind of technology accident. Coworkers pulled him from a meeting to show him that his laptop was emitting sparks. After the smoke cleared, three explosions had come from the laptop, and the battery cells …

Help Children Avoid Burn Injuries

By JohnBurn Injury

Burn injuries are among the most painful types of injuries, especially when they are severe. The risk of a secondary infection after a severe burn is also high. Young children are at a higher risk for burn injuries at home, because they do not yet understand the risks posed by everyday items like stoves, hot water, and candles. Parents and …

This January, Add House Fire Protection to Your List of Resolutions

By JohnBurn Injury

January is one of the most common months of the year for house fires, according to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA). The addition of heating equipment to a household’s daily routine increases the risk of fire during the winter months. Although cooking-related fires remain the number-one cause of house fires in the U.S., heating equipment follows a close second, according …

Are You At Increased Risk of Fire Injury or Death? Know the Signs

By JohnBurn Injury

Every year, about 3,000 Americans lose their lives in a home fire, according to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), and many more are injured. Experienced Texas fire injury attorneys know just how devastating fire deaths and injuries can be. Whether a home fire is started by faulty electrical wiring, a defective appliance or a dropped cigarette, family members need to …

Four Ways to Avoid Holiday Cooking Cuts and Burns

By JohnBurn Injury

With the winter holidays just a few weeks away, families throughout Dallas, Mesquite and Fort Worth are making plans, buying supplies and preparing to start their holiday cooking. Although working in the kitchen always carries some risk of injury, you can reduce these risks for the ones you love by keeping some basic safety tips in mind. Here are four …

Protect Your Guests From Burn Injuries This Labor Day: Top Tips

By JohnBurn Injury

When you throw a Labor Day cookout, you want your guests to go home with their stomachs full of delicious grilled treats and their heads full of fun memories. The last thing you want is to start a fire or risk causing a burn injury or other harm to yourself, your family, or your guests. Before you pack up the …

What Starts Apartment Fires?

By JohnBurn Injury

In 2011 there were 95,500 apartment fires in America. Most of these types of fires lead to many burn injuries and even deaths due to the negligence of someone else. To help protect your family, watch out for these three common causes of apartment fires: Smoking: Many fires that lead to serious burn injuries and deaths start when a smoker …

4 Ways to Prevent Burn Injuries

By JohnBurn Injury

According to the American Burn Association, every year in America 500,000 burn injury victims receive medical treatment and 4,000 fire and burn injury victims die from fire-related accidents. To help protect you and your loved ones from traumatic burn injuries, here are four ways you can prevent burn injuries at home: Keep your home well-maintained: Many times burn injuries are …

How to Avoid Common Summer Injuries

By JohnBurn Injury

Summer in Dallas, Texas is a fun time to enjoy the sun with your friends and family through swimming and barbecuing, but it’s also a time when many personal injuries occur. To help you and your family stay safe this summer, here are some tips on how to avoid four common summer injuries: Barbecue burn injuries: U.S. fire departments respond …

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