Types of Burn Injury Lawsuits
A burn injury is a type of injury to the skin or other tissue caused by heat, cold, electricity, chemicals, friction, or radiation. Serious burn injuries must always be handled with the utmost care, they are painful, can leave permanent scars, and may require long-term treatment.
In one study, for severe burn injuries 8% of the awards were for $10 million or more. 11% of the jury awards for severe burn injuries were between three and $4 million.
If you suffered a burn injury due to someone else’s negligence, help is available. Contact us today for a free case review.
Common Burn Injury Lawsuits
The most common burn injur lawsuits are from:
- Business negligence
- Products liability
- Medical malpractice
- Car accidents
- Personal negligence
- Premises liability
Many burns involve extensive medical treatment. This can be extremely painful. For example, skin grafts are usually needed. These take weeks or months to recover from. This not only means extensive pain but also expensive medical bills. Because of this, many juries can relate to your suffering.
The most common consequences of fire and burn accidents:
- Tissue damage
- Loss of feeling
- Organ failure
- Circulation problems
- Hearing and vision failure
- Lung and breathing difficulty
However, burn injuries can show in different ways as well. It is important to seek medical help to document your energy.
A burn injury lawsuit can be brought against anyone who started a fire that led to your injuries. However, there are more people including:
- Intentional or accidental fires
- Cooking fires
- Companies who made an electrical product that caught onfire.
Even if you are partially responsible for the accident, you could still be able to sue for compensation. Some states allow cases as long as the other party is 51% responsible. This is why it is important to speak to a knowledgable attorney about your case.
More Questions About Your Burn Injury Lawsuit?
If you still have additional questions about your burn injury lawsuit, it is important to contact the dedicated professionals at The Michael Brady Lynch Firm. We have over 30 years of experience helping those injured receive justice. Our consultations are free and without obligation. Therefore, if you suffered a burn injury, let us help.