Assessing Your Burn Injury Case
A severe burn injury is one of the most traumatic injuries that a human can face. A burn injury can damage the skin, bones, muscles, organs, and can leave someone with permanent emotional trauma. Obviously, burns can be deadly. According to the National Institutes of Health, burns that exceed 30% of a person’s body are more likely to be fatal. These traumatizing injuries often leave a victim in a state of shock with permanent disfigurement. Fires can occur anywhere. A person may get burned from a defective product, occupational hazards, chemicals, or acts of arson.
There are many variables at play when it comes to burn injury cases. Things can get hostile and complicated. There are many moving parts that need to be thoroughly managed. It is important that victims of burn injuries hire a personal injury attorney that can handle the investigation, that can communicate with experts, and that can build a good rapport with witnesses, medical providers and law enforcement officials. In addition to that, burn cases often require intricate financial negotiations with parties and companies who do not want to pay. Hence, it is important to find an experienced advocate who is familiar with the process, and who will fight for your rights.
Who Do I File My Lawsuit Against?
One of the most important aspects of filing a lawsuit is suing the right people. In certain cases, the defendant can easily be identified; but there are cases where there can be more than one defendant, and finding these defendants can be difficult. For example, if a victim suffers burn injuries in a restaurant, who shall that victim sue? Can it be the restaurant owner, the manufacturer of the faulty oven that caused the fire, or the gas company that forgot to fix a leaking pipe? These questions are not always easily answered. The truth is that it is very likely that you may not know all the parties who could be responsible for your burn injuries. Failure to name a defendant in a lawsuit can prevent you from recovering money for your injuries.
Investigating The Facts Behind Your Injury
A qualified burn injury attorney will help in investigating all the facts associated with your case in order to successfully establish your claims against all those who are responsible for your injuries. Working with witnesses, law enforcement officials, and accident experts is key to building a solid case. Your attorney will be using tools such as depositions and the discovery process to collect key evidence from all relevant parties. This process can take several months of back and forth negotiations, and it may take time to analyze all the evidence. You need a burn injury lawyer who will not leave any stones unturned.
Call A Burn Injury Attorney Now!
A burn injury can be extremely painful physically and emotionally. Some, end up in death. A burn injury can leave you with permanent scarring, excessive medical bills, and the inability to work. You may be able to take legal action if you or a loved one has been injured in a burn accident. Contact the law offices of Shannon J Sagan to speak about your case. We guide victims of burn injuries, and we help them secure maximum compensation for their injuries and other damages. Call us now at 1-800-FLA-LAWYER (352-52999) for a free consultation. All the Law Offices Of Shannon J Sagan now for a free consultation. Members of our team can speak Spanish for your convenience as needed. We serve all South Florida cities, so whether you are in North Palm Beach, Juno Beach, Lantana, Greenacres, South Palm Beach, Pahokee, Clewiston, Palm Beach Shores, as well as, Lake Park, Loxahatchee, Manalapan, Lake Clarke Shores, Atlantis, Lake Worth or Belle Glade and any other cities from Palm Beach County and nearby counties. We can also come to your home or the hospital to discuss your case if your injuries prevent you from coming to our office. You don’t have to pay for anything unless we win your case and you get compensated for your work injuries.