A burn is one of the most debilitating injuries you can receive. You are forced to grapple with physical injuries, not to mention unexpected financial and emotional burdens. All this might occur through no fault of your own, due to poor equipment or a negligent work environment. At Morgan & Morgan, our attorneys understand the complicated nature of burn injuries, and may be able to help.
Specialized treatment centers for burns in Florida are few and far between, with only five facilities located within the state. The closest burn center to Pensacola in-state is the Shands Burn Center at the University of Florida in Gainesville. The difficulty of receiving specialized care and its subsequent expense can be daunting, just like the injury, and add to your hardship.
Our team of burn injury lawyers in Pensacola understands the hardships that stem from dealing with a burn injury. If you believe the negligence of another was the cause of your injury, you may be eligible for compensation. You will never pay us a cent until we win your case, so don’t hesitate to reach out and learn about your legal options.
Anatomy of a Burn
A serious burn can be life-changing, and the damage it causes may even be permanent. In some cases, your skin may experience a loss of feeling, significant pain, or blistering and charring. If the burn is serious enough, it could lead to amputation, permanent impairment or skin loss, and in the most extreme cases, death.
Common Burn Incidents & Locations
- Apartment building fires
- Workplace injuries
- Truck accidents and tanker explosions
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Electrical cord fires
- Defective products
- Locked fire exits
- Scalding water and pipes
- Electrical accidents
- Recreational fires (hotel, restaurant, retail outlet, nightclub)
Burns that are sustained from fires in the homes of people with landlord might be subject to a negligence lawsuit, if the fire was caused or worsened by the negligence of your landlord.You might also experience a burn injury at work. Workers’ compensation provides employees with wage replacement and medical benefits for these burns.
The same goes for negligent motorists and other individuals who may have put you in harm’s way with their actions, causing a burn. A competent attorney can help determine who to hold responsible.
Hire Practiced Pensacola Burn Injury Attorneys
A burn injury can permanently affect your ability to enjoy life, leaving you with significant loss of feeling and impairment, or even having to undergo amputation. At Morgan & Morgan, we understand the struggle that can ensue while recovering from a burn, and are ready to help.
Our Pensacola attorneys are very familiar handling burn injury claims, and have a track record of success with the cases we have taken on. There is no cost to consult us about your case and you will never pay us a cent unless we win. Learn more about how we may be able to help by filling out a risk-free case evaluation.