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There are many unpredictable events in life that can leave you with a burn. Some examples of burn causes are; a scald/burn from a hot liquid, flammable clothing, defective products, contact burns, electrical burn, gas explosion burns, or a motor vehicle fire. These sorts of burns may leave you uncomfortable with symptoms such as blisters, pain, peeling skin, red skin, shock, swelling, and white or charred skin. Burns are among the most painful types of injuries. They may require several surgeries, and even then victims may be left with permanent scarring. Luckily you may be able to seek retribution when the cause of the burn is not your fault at all.
When seeking retribution, you first want to find and consult an experienced burn injury attorney. A skilled attorney needs to have a strong grasp of defective product law, premise liability law, worker’s compensation law and construction law. They should also have a thorough knowledge of the distinctive injuries associated with different types of burns and the different treatment methods. Serious burn injury cases often involve large sums of money because the attorney needs to be well funded in order to retain fire forensics experts, construction experts, site investigators, chemical engineers and/or product safety experts and make a prompt inspection of what happened. It is also very important to be sure to preserve any product which may have caused the burn.
In addition to the excessive cost of a burn injury in terms of medical bills for surgeries, medication, physical therapy, lost income and other tangible expenses, there is also the incalculable human cost. Serious burn victims, along with their families, face many challenges ranging from physical pain to emotional and psychological damage. If you have been the victim of any type of burn injury, you should call a trusted, qualified burn injury attorney as soon as you can to receive a case evaluation.
Burn cases can be complex and difficult to win. If you or your loved one has suffered a burn injury through the wrongful act of another party, your choice of personal injury lawyer could turn out to be the most important decision you make in the entire case. Call John K. Zaid & Associates, PLLC today, or simply stop by our office to set up your free initial case consultation.