Have you suffered a painful burn, the result of an avoidable accident? Has your family member suffered as a result of burn trauma? Are you struggling financially and/or emotionally as a result of your injuries? If you answered yes, then you need the team at Louisville Injury Law Firm to assist you as you may be entitled to compensation. Pick-up the phone and give us a call today, and take advantage of your free initial consultation!
With over (502) 242-9000 experience assisting burn victims with the filing and negotiation of compensation claims, we are your local, professional legal experts.
When considering making a claim for compensation in relation to a burn injury, it is important to determine whether you injury fits the definition of this injury type. A burn injury is generally considered to be an injury that has occurred due to exposure to heat, radiation or some sort of chemical where the skin is significantly damaged.
Regardless of whether a burn injury is minor or serious, burn injuries can be extremely painful and can result in injuries and damage to other parts of the body.
There are 5 types of burn injuries, which include;
Burns are also categorized in terms of severity with first degree burns considered to be minor, third-degree burns being serious and sixth degree burns being the most significant or extreme, with sixth degree burns often being fatal.
Causes of burn injuries
Burn injuries can be the result of accident or negligence, with negligence being the most common reason a compensation claim is filed.
Circumstances where a burns victim could file a compensation claim include, where a fault in a product such as a heater has contributed to the injuries sustained, where a garment such as a piece of clothing is incorrectly labeled and had caused the injury, as well as negligent acts by others, such as being pushed into an open fire, or where there is not adequate safety equipment installed to prevent the injury from occurring in the first place.
When it comes to your compensation claim, there are several things that burn injury victims can claim for. These can include;
Expenses related to future emotional treatment, such as for pain, suffering, anxiety and loss of enjoyment of life
At Louisville Injury Law Firm our dedicated team of expert lawyers are focused on your case. From the moment you make contact with us, we work collaboratively with you, so you are never alone in the process, to ensure we achieve the best results possible.
We understand the many challenges that burns injury victims face, and we use our diligent, aggressive and carefully considered approach whilst working actively on your behalf, so you can focus on the important things like recovery and getting back on your feet.
We understand that after experiencing the trauma of being burnt, the last thing you need or want to be doing is going through a lengthy negotiation and discussion process with insurance companies and defense lawyers, who often use dirty tactics to drag out the compensation process, with the goal of avoiding a payout by wearing you down. With our team on your side, you need not worry, we can play the game, while you recover.
If you have suffered a burn injury, and would like to learn more about your compensation options. Feel free to give the team at Louisville Injury Law Firm today!