Representing Burn Injury Victims
Burn injuries can be caused by a variety of different scenarios or malfunctioning objects. Whatever the cause, a burn injury can be catastrophic for you and your family. If your burn injury occurred because of a workplace accident, another's negligence or a defective product, you may be qualified to file a lawsuit and try to recover just compensation for your injury.
Causes of a Burn Injury
Each year millions of people will suffer some type of a significant burn injury and hundreds more die due to their injuries. Burn injuries have very serious and long-term consequences. They can leave a person's appearance disfigured, affect their psychological well-being, and cost the injured tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills. Because of this, determining the cause of the burn injury is important. Our skilled Ridgefield burn injury lawyers can help determine if negligence is to blame.
Burn injuries can occur from the following:
- Gas explosions
- House fires and apartment fires resulting from someone's negligence
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Defective appliances or smoke detectors
- Electric accidents
- Cooking accidents
- Exploding furnaces, stores, boilers, or other appliances
- Chemical spills
- Workplace accidents
- Water heater malfunctions
- Industrial accidents or electrocution
If our team of attorneys can prove that the injuries you sustained were because your workplace was unsafe or there was negligence involved in the explosion or fire you were burned in, we may be able to file a lawsuit on your behalf.
Burn Injury Compensation
In order to prove that your burn injury occurred because of another's carelessness, we may hire expert witnesses to help in the development of your case.
We will use these specialists and all tools available in our arsenal to fight for the maximum amount of compensation for your burn injury, including:
- Past and future medical expenses
- Lost income and benefits
- Physical disability or disfigurement
- Loss of family, social, and educational experiences
- Emotional damages: stress, embarrassment, and depression
- Strains on family relationships
- Punitive damages (in extraordinary cases)
- Damaged property
Experts may include but are not limited to a professional engineer, a fire inspector, a fire prevention specialist, and a plastic or reconstructive surgeon. These experts will all be paid for by our firm as part of our contingency basis fee system.
Our Connecticut Burn Injury Attorneys
At Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP our burn injury attorneys will work our hardest to get the maximum amount of compensation for you and your family. You can trust that our team's experience and knowledge will be utilized to present the best case possible. Since 1988, our thorough approach to representation has resulted in a history of success. Due to this success, we are members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, and have obtained numerous other awards and recognitions.
If you or someone you know has suffered a burn injury in Connecticut, our Ridgefield burn injury attorneys can assist with your claim. Let us put seven decades of collective experience to work in your case. We do not ask for money upfront; we advance all fees and also hire expert witnesses to strengthen your case. At the conclusion of the case, our firm will be reimbursed through the recovery. If no recovery is awarded, you owe us nothing. We will cover any fees outstanding.
To learn more about your case and how a Ridgefield burn injury lawyer can help, click here to contact us. For help with your burn injury lawsuit or to schedule a free initial consultation with our team, call (203) 438-7450.