Burn Injuries: Know Your Legal Rights

Personal Injury & Car Accident Attorneys Serving Fort Myers and Naples, Florida, as well as Atlanta, Georgia

Posted: June 9, 2023

Every year there are more than 1 million burn injuries in the United States that require serious medical attention. 

Accidents resulting in burn injuries can be devastating, leaving victims with excruciating pain, emotional trauma, and long-term physical scars. These injuries often require extensive medical treatment, rehabilitation and can have significant impact on the victim’s quality of life.

Many of these injuries come from accidents that could have been prevented, which leaves someone liable for the damage. Knowing your legal rights is key to getting the compensation and justice that you deserve. Contact the Burn Injury Attorneys at Kelleher Law for a free case evaluation. We will review your case with you and help determine how you can get the justice and compensation you deserve to cover your medical expenses and rebuild your life.

How Burn Injuries Happen

There are many different ways for burn injuries to occur. They can happen in the workplace, at home, from a car accident, and many other situations in your day-to-day activities. Burn injuries are not just limited to fire, as they can happen from electricity and chemicals as well. Someone who has been seriously injured from a burn accident that happened as a result of the negligence of others will need medical care to recover, which can be very costly and time-consuming.

Common Burn Accident Claims

With there being so many different scenarios in which someone can suffer a burn injury, it is important to know which claim you might be categorized in. Some of the common burn accident claims include:

  • Workplace negligence
  • Product liability
  • Car accidents
  • Medical negligence or malpractice
  • Fires and explosions
  • Scalding
  • Chemical burns
  • Electrical burns

Who Is Liable For My Injuries?

While it may appear to be an accident, you still may be eligible for compensation. If you’ve suffered a serious burn injury due to the negligence of an individual or employer, we can help. You may be eligible for workers' compensation if you were injured at the workplace. In some cases, a third party may be liable for the injuries sustained, such as a manufacturer’s product that was defective.

Kelleher Law - Your Experienced Burn Injury Attorneys

The legal team at Kelleher Law specialize burn injury lawsuits and know exactly how to help you secure the justice you deserve. Burn injury lawsuits can be complex, requiring a thorough understanding of the applicable laws and the ability to navigate the legal process effectively. Our lawyers are dedicated to helping you find a solution and receive the full compensation that you deserve for medical expenses, pain and suffering, as well as lost wages and future earning capacity.

We pride ourselves on providing outstanding legal representation and making sure each client is properly advised for every case. We have multiple office locations for your convenience located in Naples and Fort Myers, FL, as well as in Atlanta, GA. Give us a call at 833-546-3675, or visit us at www.jimforjustice.com for a free consultation.