According to the American Burn Association close to 500,000 Americans seek medical treatment for serious burn injuries annually in the US.
WE REPRESENT VICTIMS OF BURN INJURIES
According to the American Burn Association close to 500,000 Americans seek medical treatment for serious burn injuries annually in the US. Burns occur anywhere from a fire, an automotive accident, exposure to chemicals, and even at a family BBQ. The results can be devastating, but we are assist you during this difficulty.
A FUN EVENT CAN GO BAD IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE.
A family picnic, a birthday party, a wedding or a Thanksgiving meal that included fire can turn tragic if some things related to starting a fire aren’t disposed of properly or separated from each other to prevent a fire. Containers of oil, hot pans or flaming potholders can accidentally burn, be thrown or splashed unto close family and friends, which can have dire negative impact.
Serious burn injuries originate from a variety of sources including:
- Grease/Hot Liquids/Food
- Collisions/Car Accidents
- Violent Attacks/Acid
- Kitchen Equipment
The early stage of burn symptoms is usually immediate, leading to agonizing pain, disfigurement, and/or problematic respiration. Exposure to chemicals burns typically embody a lot of delicate internal symptoms. Burn symptoms can include:
- Uncontrollable pain
- Difficult or shallow breathing
- Burns, blisters or red rash on the skin
- Bright blue or red skin/lips/fingernails
- Shock, clammy skin
- White or charred skin
YOU SHOULD KNOW YOUR RIGHTS IN THESE INSTANCES
Depending on the circumstances and cause of the burn, you may be entitled to:
- Workers’ Compensation benefits
- Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits
- Medical payments benefits
You may also receive money from the at-fault party for your:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Lost earning capacity
- Rehabilitation costs
- Mental distress and suffering
The parties potentially liable for your injuries and damages are:
- Product manufacturer
- At-fault driver
It’s no surprise that insurance companies often undervalue the damages incurred by burn victims, which is why it is vital to hire an attorney to assist you with your claim. If you or a loved one have the misfortune of suffering a serious burn as a result of a collision, kitchen mishap, chemicals, or violent attack, please contact the Kurt Thompson Law Group immediately at 1-888-487-8971. We’re available to you 24/7, nights and weekends.