If you or a loved one has suffered a burn injury, the attorneys of Wilshire Law Firm want to express our sincere wishes for your speedy and complete recovery. If that burn injury was to any extent due to the negligence of others, or if an insurance company does not want to adequately compensate your losses, the legal services of our personal injury attorneys can ensure those parties uphold their obligations to restore your financial circumstances and long-term health.
The burn injury statistics are frightening: almost 2.4 million burn injuries per year and 75,000 people hospitalized. Only motor vehicle accidents cause more deaths in the US than burn injuries. Each year about 41,000 workers suffer a burn injury and miss an average of four days of work each. Obviously, burns are very painful and victims suffer for an extended period until wounds completely heal. Treatment can require skin grafts and plastic surgery, or in a worst case, amputation. Depending on whether the victim suffers first, second, or third degree burns, treatment can vary, as does their costs and the victim’s pain and suffering.
The burn injury accident lawyers at Wilshire Law Firm assist victims in the Los Angeles area secure compensation and reimbursement for the financial, physical, and emotional costs of an accidental burning. They employ every legal maneuver to establish the liability of all negligent parties and present expert medical testimony to document the extent of the victim’s injuries and pain, and the costs for total rehabilitation.
To negotiate a fair and equitable settlement, requires the expertise of a qualified personal injury lawyer with experience representing burn injury victims. The attorneys at Wilshire Law Firm have represented such clients in settlement negotiations and court proceedings and have extensive knowledge of the complexities involved. They manage all details so that the client is free to attend to his or her medical treatments and recovery without concern or anxiety for the costs of those treatments. The attorney assigned to the case will have extensive expertise regarding insurance policies, their coverage stipulations, and benefit limitations, including the typical monetary values of personal injury settlements whether that is determined by jury trial or settled out of court.
At Wilshire Law Firm, our attorneys have a personal concern for the client’s well-being and comfort. We understand the specific needs of injured victims and are proactive in securing any specialized medical treatment required. Clients should not be concerned about paying upfront medical expenses as the firm can arrange for treatment on a lien basis regardless of the length or cost of treatment required.
Many burn injuries are incurred on the job, from open flames, extreme heat, and chemicals. Other burns can be the fault of malfunction equipment and household appliances. These are other common causes of burn injuries:
- Motorcycle accidents
- Airplane accidents
- Truck accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Limousine accidents
- Train and subway accidents
- Tour bus accidents
A personal injury attorney can investigate the details of the accident and document the costs of all treatments to determine fair compensation for loss of earnings, pain and suffering, medical expenses, and other damages. The firm’s burn injury accident lawyer, assisted by a team of paralegals and staff, represent the client’s best interests ethically, yet aggressively, in all legal venues and to negligent parties, their insurers and attorneys.
As a client of Wilshire Law Firm, you will receive honest personal attention and aggressive legal representation. We care about our clients and dedicate the resources required of each case to ensure they are made whole by the negligent parties. We can answer any questions you may have about your legal rights in a confidential free consultation either at our offices, your home, or any place that is convenient for you.