Burns can result from exposure to extreme heat, friction, or caustic chemicals. People and companies that cause others to suffer burn injuries due to negligence have an obligation to provide appropriate compensation.
A Titusville burn injury lawyer is ready to show how another person or entity was negligent in exposing you to unnecessary dangers. Our dedicated catastrophic injury attorneys will work to investigate the incident thoroughly, determine how the event has changed your life, and pursue your case for the payments you need to make things right. Reach out to Norden Leacox Accident & Injury Law today to begin reviewing the details of your claim.
Negligence can lead to burns in many scenarios. The most common are car crashes, when oil or gasoline ignites and injures a trapped driver, passenger, or pedestrian. However, burns can also result from a property owner’s failure to provide emergency exits in the event of a fire. Other causes include dangerous consumer products that malfunction and injure customers and even medical malpractice.
A knowledgeable Titusville attorney is ready to take the lead in investigating the cause of a burn injury. Our team can gather the information needed to show that another person or company failed to protect an injured party. This evidence may include police reports, accident recaps, video footage, and medical records. At Norden Leacox Accident & Injury Law, we have many years of experience representing insurance companies and other large corporations. We can leverage this knowledge to anticipate the tactics insurers may use to avoid liability or to pay a claim’s full value.
Burns often fall into the category of catastrophic injuries, from which a person will never make a full recovery and that will have a permanent impact on every part of his or her life.
Burns are considered catastrophic when they fall into the category of third-degree burns, which destroy a person’s flesh and may even char bone. The severity of these injuries may force doctors to perform extensive surgeries or even amputate the affected area.
A demand for compensation from at-fault parties following these events must consider the seriousness of the injuries. As a result, injured parties can seek payments for:
A skilled Titusville burn injury attorney is ready to evaluate the impact of a burn injury on a person’s life and demand proper payments from all liable parties. We are also aware that state law gives people a limited amount of time following an injury to seek compensation. Under Florida Statute § 95.11, this time limit may be as short as four years after the date of the incident. In some instances, such as medical negligence, it could be as little as two years. Contacting our team today gives us the best chance of providing effective help.
Individuals who suffer burn injuries because of another party’s actions deserve compensation for their losses. These may include payments for all necessary medical care, reimbursement for lost wages, and compensation for any pain and suffering.
A Titusville burn injury lawyer can help you pursue your claim for appropriate damages. Our team can take care of the legal details so that you can focus on healing. Your first consultation is always free, and we do not charge for our services if we do not recover compensation for you. Call us today to schedule a free consultation.