LA County Burn Injury Lawyer And Trial Attorney
If you’ve been seriously burned or had a loved one burned, you understand the pain and debilitating effects of a burn. Burns are often catastrophic events that change people’s lives forever. Victims have the right to recover damages from those responsible for their injury.
Burn Injury Statistics
• Over 450,000 people receive treatment for burns each year
• Over 3,500 people die of burn related causes
• Over 40,000 people are hospitalized for burns, including roughly 25,000 at hospital burn centers
• Burn injuries may cause permanent pain and disfigurement
Burn injuries can be caused by hundreds of events from building fires to pipeline explosions. It’s often difficult to determine who was responsible for causing a burn. A work place related chemical explosion, for example, may involve a number of negligent or careless actors–from the employer to the company that manufactured or packaged the chemical. Our goal is to understand every aspect of your burn accident: how it occurred, why it occurred, at fault parties, the extent of your injuries and recovery options.
The Law Offices of Scott Glovsky has worked on numerous complex litigation cases involving injuries and accidents that take a variety of experts and resources to fully understand. We have the experience, skills and resources to help victims identify, document and prove who is responsible for their burn injuries. If your child is a burn victim, check out our child burn injury page.
Your Rights as Burn Victim
If your burns are caused by the negligent acts of another, you have a right to recover damages. Serious burns cause immediate trauma and damages that can last for years or a lifetime. As a trial attorney, Scott Glovsky is able to effectively communicate the effect your burn injury has on your life and the life of your family. Scott Glovsky is trained to tell your story and persuasively communicate the pain and devastation of your injury to a jury. He trained at one of the foremost trial colleges in the United States. The results of this training are seen in his multiple million dollar plus settlements and verdicts.
We want to understand everything about your case. We work with a variety of experts to assist us in this process. These experts often include medical specialists to help us assess the extent of your injuries and rehabilitation needs, financial experts to help determine the extent of you economic losses, and fire accident reconstruction engineers who examine combustibility, temperature, burn rates, explosive coefficients, hazardous chemical reactions and other variables. We will bring the right resources to bear on your case.
In a fatal burn injury where the person killed was a family member, spouse or other loved one, you have a right to seek justice. The victim’s spouse, relatives and dependents have a right to sue. Even if the person who caused the accident is charged with a criminal penalty, you have a right to sue in civil court and get compensated for your loss.
What Causes Burn Accidents
Never assume a serious burn injury is an accident. Many situations can lead to or cause a serious burn injury. For example, there are numerous government laws and regulations covering work place safety. If these are violated, that may be a cause of your injury. Defective products also cause thousands of burns every year. Call us at 1-877-316-2093 to discuss the possible causes of your injury.
Most burns occur from one of the events below:
• Work Injuries
• Construction Accidents
• Chemical Burns
• Boating Accidents
• Hot surfaces (metal, glass, etc.)
• Radiation Accidents
• Scalding Accidents
• Auto Accidents
• Defective Vehicles
• Defective Products
• Fireworks Injuries
• Electrical Accidents
• Premise Liability Claims
• Truck Accidents
Recoverable Damages In Burn Cases Include:
Economic damages include:
• Past and future medical bills
• Past and future wage loss
• Attendant care costs
• Vocational retraining costs
Other types of damages include:
• Severe emotional distress
• Pain and suffering
• Loss of capacity to enjoy life
• Spouse and family related losses
For a free consultation, call us at 1-877-316-2093 or send us an inquiry form by clicking here or completing the form below.
The Devastating Effects of Burn Injuries Make Getting a Real Trial Attorney Critical In Trying a Successful Case
Since 1999, The Law Offices of Scott Glovsky have been serving seriously injured and harmed clients. We understand how devastating a burn injury can be to you and your family. The victim may face lifelong issues relating to medical treatments, pain and disfigurement. Communicating what happened and how the injury has changed a victim’s life is a critical component of seeking justice. Scott Glovsky, a skilled trial attorney, is trained to tell your story. Contact us now for a free consultation.
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