Burns are some of the most traumatic injuries a person can suffer. Depending on the severity, they can cause an individual to suffer weeks, months, or even years of combined recovery and rehabilitation time. In extreme cases, a person may be disfigured for life. If you think you have a burn injury case, call me right away. I am an experienced attorney in Fort Worth.
Severe burns are most commonly suffered as a result of a fire, high electrical voltage, chemicals, or boiling liquid. The more severe the burn, the higher chance there is that a victim will be able to collect damages if there is a culpable party.
The financial compensation from a successful case can help with expenses stemming from:
- Medical care
- Reconstructive surgery
- Loss of income/wages
- Ongoing care
- Pain and Suffering
Fort Worth Attorney
Fort Worth attorneys know burn injury cases are most often the result of unsafe working conditions, poorly maintained facilities, or defective products.
In the case of unsafe work conditions, a burn might occur because proper rules and procedures are not being followed or enforced, or because work facilities are not properly maintained for safety. Whatever the breach in policy or procedure, if a burn is sustained via fire, electricity, hot liquid, or chemicals while on the job, and it is demonstrable that the burns were the result of unsafe working conditions, there is strong ground for burn injury defense lawyer case in Fort Worth.
Poorly maintained facilities extend to work injuries, but they also include real estate that rents or leases to occupants who are not responsible for building maintenance. Such would be the case with an apartment or office building. lf the landlord/property owner fails to maintain the building (especially the electrical system or furnace, which are both common causes of building fires) the victims may be entitled to compensation through legal channels.
Defective products are another common cause of burns. Such is the case with a poorly engineered vehicle that possesses a defective part or system that can spontaneously combust.
If you’ve suffered a debilitating burn injury through the negligence or recklessness of another, or if someone you know has died because of burn injuries, there may be a personal injury burn case. I am a Fort Worth burn injury attorney with years of practical legal experience, and can offer you sound legal advice and competent representation. Call today to discuss your circumstances and options.