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Our attorneys in Tampa understand that burns are among the most painful types of injury. Burn injuries not only result in untold physical pain and disfigurement, but cause mental and emotional anguish as well. Mountains of medical bills and insurance paperwork only compound the difficulties of recovering from a burn injury. Focusing on your recovery process should be your top priority, not dealing with the insurance company.
Our burn injury lawyers at Morgan & Morgan have a track record of success handling burn injury cases and can fight on your behalf to try and recover compensation for your injuries, pain and suffering, and more. If you or someone you love has suffered a burn injury, our Tampa attorneys may be able to help. Fill out our free, no-risk consultation form to see if you have a case today.
Common Causes of Burn Injuries
Some common causes behind burn injuries include:
- Car accidents;
- Structural fires;
- Electrical fires;
- Construction accidents;
- Defective products;
- Hot liquids;
- Chemical spills;
More recently, exploding e-cigarettes with unstable lithium-ion batteries have been the culprit behind severe burns and disfigurement. Dramatic videos have been released featuring people being hurt by unexpectedly exploding e-cigarettes and vapes.
What Can a Tampa Burn Injury Attorney Do For You?
If you have a valid claim, our attorneys will fight to prove the cause of your burns, identify any negligent parties responsible for your accident, as well as the extent of your injuries. Our attorneys may:
- Collect evidence, such as fire department records, police records, photographs of the scene of the accident, photographs of your injuries;
- Review medical records and reports;
- Obtain medical expert evaluations of the extent of your injuries, as well as the costs associated with future medical procedures; and
- Speak with safety inspectors, electricians, and accident investigators to determine the cause of the accident and who may be liable for your injuries.
Potential Compensation for Burn Injuries
Our Tampa burn injury attorneys may be able to recover compensation for your injuries in the form of the following damages:
Economic: This type of damage may cover compensation for medical expenses incurred due to the accident, future medical costs, wages lost as a result of being unable to work due to your injuries. In some cases, you may receive damages for diminished earning capacity, if your injuries are severe enough that you are rendered unable to work anymore.
Noneconomic: You may be awarded damages for physical and emotional discomfort that occurred as a result of your burn injuries. Compensation may also be awarded if you have suffered from disfigurement following your burn injury.
Punitive: If your burn injury was caused by the negligence of another, punitive damages may be awarded in order to punish the person liable for the accident and discourage others from engaging in this reckless behavior.
How Much Does an Attorney Cost?
Our burn injury attorneys in Tampa work on a contingency-free basis, which means that you don’t pay any upfront costs or consultation fees. You only pay a reasonable fee if your attorneys succeeds at recovering compensation for you. We win together.
If you or a loved one suffered from a burn injury caused by the carelessness of another, you may be entitled to compensation. Fill out our free, no-risk case evaluation form today to get in touch with one of our burn injury attorneys in Tampa.