Burn injuries can occur anywhere, at any time. These kinds of injuries can be induced due to a number of different reasons, from hot temperatures to faulty products, flames, and sometimes even extremely cold products.
Whatever the cause, burn injuries require immediate attention in order to prevent scarring and infections. These kinds of injuries can require medical expenses that can run a burn injury victim out of a lot of money. However, if someone else was at-fault for causing your burn injury, you can hold them liable to cover the damages of your burn injury.
Attaining compensation to cover your burn injury medical costs requires filing a successful insurance claim or lawsuit against the party at-fault. At West Coast Trial Lawyers, our qualified Los Angeles burn injury attorneys are readily available to offer legal assistance to victims of personal injury. We will help strengthen your claim and negotiate with insurance companies to ensure you are given the compensation you deserve.
To schedule a free consultation at our Los Angeles personal injury law firm, please contact our 24/7 legal team by calling (213) 927-3700 or filling out our quick contact form.
Steps to Take After a Burn Injury
Immediately after a burn injury takes place, you have to act quickly to prevent the injuries from getting worse and preserve any evidence from the scene of the accident to build a strong case.
Here are the steps you should take after a burn injury:
Eligible Compensation for a Burn Injury
The consequences of a burn injury can be catastrophic and forever change the outcome of a victim’s life. A burn injury is not only expensive but can also reduce a victim’s earning potential. This kind of injury can also leave a victim scarred for life. For these costly consequences, a victim of a burn injury is entitled to both economic and non-economic damages.
Economic damages refer to the compensation that a victim is entitled to due to the financial losses they experienced as a result of the burn injury and accident. These are some of the available economic damages for a burn injury victim among other:
Non-economic damages refer to the compensation that a victim is entitled to due to the emotional losses that came with their accident and burn injury. Here are some of the available non-economic damages for burn injury among others:
West Coast Trial Lawyers is Here to Help
If you sustained injuries as a result of a burn accident, our expert team of Los Angeles burn injury attorneys at West Coast Trial Lawyers will help you recover compensation for damages you have suffered. This includes medical expenses, lost wages, emotional distress, and pain and suffering.
Contact us today by calling (213) 927-3700 or filling out our quick contact form to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with our knowledgeable, caring, and compassionate legal team.