In claims involving burn injuries, the burn injury victim seeks to recover monetary compensation against the party or entity responsible for causing the fire or explosion which caused the burns.
Burn injuries can occur in a variety of conditions. Some of the leading causes of burn injuries are chemical and flammable material exposure, equipment failure or malfunction, gasoline spills, exposure to extreme heat or simple carelessness and failure or malfunction of products, such as smoke detectors and water heaters. Fires caused by motor vehicle accidents account for twenty-five percent of all burn injury claims.
Burn injury victims can obtain the following types of compensation: medical expenses including initial treatment, surgical procedures, rehabilitation, and psychiatric treatment, compensation for lost wages or the ability to earn future wages, pain and suffering and spousal loss of consortium.
In claims involving burn injuries, you need to hire the right attorney who is able to assess and address all of the important considerations which arise when representing clients who have suffered burn injuries. To determine the right damages and the maximum compensation you are entitled to, you need attorneys who are experienced in understanding the nature and extent of the injuries and resulting damages. Our experienced burn injury attorneys are able to review your medical documentation, hire the right medical experts who will successfully testify about your burn injury, how it was caused and the detrimental effects on your life.