Burns are injuries where tissue is damaged by either contact with heat, exposure to chemicals, or electrical exchanges. According to the American Burn Association, 1.1 million burn injuries require medical attention each year. Of those injuries, 50,000 require hospitalization. Even more troubling, the Center for Disease Control estimates that 10,000 people die each year from injuries related to burn infections. These statistics show that burn injuries are not only common, but also potentially severe.
Consulting with a qualified burn injury attorney can make a substantial difference in your case. Our burn injury attorneys are experienced and will help you develop a strategy for bringing your case to resolution efficiently and effectively. This includes helping burn injury clients make smart financial decisions, and educated decisions about their ongoing medical care, while working to learn and prove the long-term consequences of your burn injury.
Every burn injury case should be evaluated on its own merits, especially because burn injuries can range so dramatically in severity. Your expected burn injury settlement will depend on several major factors:
Before you consider settling your burn injury claim, it is a good idea to have your case evaluated by an expert burn injury lawyer. Our burn injury lawyers at FVF will gladly consult with you at no cost.