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Seeking the Compensation You Deserve
Our Mobile, AL burn injury lawyers help victims of serious fire, chemical and electrical burns.
Exposure to smoke, flames, chemicals, steam, hot liquids, electricity, or radiation can all cause painful and life-threatening burn injuries, which are often the result of another person or company’s negligent or careless act. Burns happen on the highway in the aftermath of car crashes, in hotels and residences, and in the workplace.
In the United States, approximately 450,000 people suffer burn injuries severe enough to need medical treatment, with 40,000 requiring hospitalization. Of those burns, about 3,400 are fatal.
The severity of burns is described by degree.
There are three degrees of burns:
Besides being excruciatingly painful, a burn injury wreaks havoc with the body, and complications are common. Infection is the most frequent complication.
Potential complications include:
The Foley personal injury lawyers at Caldwell Wenzel & Asthana pursue financial compensation for our clients who have suffered burn injuries that can be attributed to the negligence or wrongdoing of another party. We can also represent bereaved families who have lost a loved one due to another’s negligence.
Having handled numerous burn injury cases, we understand just how painful and traumatic burn injuries are and the negative impact they can have on a victim’s life. We work hard to get burn victims an award that covers financial losses and is enough to ensure that you will have enough to compensate you for current and projected income loss and for future medical procedures, along with non-economic damages, including disfigurement, loss of quality of life, pain, suffering, and emotional anguish.
If you or a family member has suffered a burn injury, call the law firm of Caldwell Wenzel & Asthana for an evaluation of your case. Our burn injury attorneys will perform a detailed investigation to determine what parties may have liability for your injury, and we will answer all of your questions about the legal options available to you. We accept burn injury cases on a contingency fee retainer, so you will never pay us unless we win a monetary award for you.