Severe burns are among the most serious injuries one can incur and often require extensive medical care and rehabilitation. Over time, these injuries present not only a physical and emotional burden on the victim but also a financial one. If you or a loved one recently suffered burns and believe someone else was legally responsible, contact the Savannah attorneys at Butler Wooten & Peak LLP to schedule a free initial consultation with our firm.
We have the experience and attention to detail necessary to litigate and settle these complex cases. Here’s why you should discuss your case with one of our attorneys:
A burn injury may occur for any number of reasons, but some are more likely than others. The attorneys at Butler Wooten & Peak LLP typically see burns arising from:
Medical professionals classify burns by the seriousness of the injuries:
One of the most important steps in pursuing a burn injury claim is determining the person or party liable for the accident. The legally responsible party will vary widely depending on the nature of the accident and the circumstances surrounding the case. Depending on the type of accident leading to the injury, an attorney may prove liability using legal theories such as negligence, product defect law, strict liability law, or workers’ compensation statutes. An attorney conducts a thorough investigation into the case and determines the parties responsible before holding them accountable for negligence.
Burn injury victims often sustain extensive injuries, which can lead to high claim amounts. As a result, the damages in a burn injury case can be complex. Victims may be able to collect the following:
Burn injuries are complex cases that often involve extensive damages. As a result, victims require the assistance of an attorney to help them evaluate the full value of their claims. The attorneys at Butler Wooten & Peak LLP won’t allow insurance companies to take advantage of you and your family. We demand fair and full compensation for the material and intangible losses that a victim suffers. If you or a loved one suffered burns in an accident, contact us to schedule a free review of your legal options.