Burn injuries can be physically devastating. But they can also be devastating emotionally. A burn survivor may suffer flashbacks or other symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, including anxiety and depression. If you or someone you love has suffered severe burn injuries in an explosion, fire, car accident, workplace accident, or under other circumstances, contact our personal injury attorneys. We offer free consultations with an experienced Redwood City burn injury lawyer.
The insurance carrier for those responsible for the burn injury will frequently approach the victim or his family soon after the accident offering to settle the victim’s legal claim. It’s seldom in the burn survivor’s best interest to negotiate with the party responsible without the help of a lawyer. A lawyer with burn injury experience knows what type of compensation the burn survivor is entitled to, and can help make sure the survivor is compensated for all the damages the survivor has suffered and is likely to suffer going forward.
The skin is the body’s largest organ. One of the skin’s most important functions is to regulate body temperature and hydration levels. So burn survivors face risks associated with overexertion and overheating. And thermal, electrical and chemical burns can damage not just the skin, but the tendons and ligaments that lie beneath the skin, leading to a limited range of motion. Other complications include:
Call (650) 453-3600 to speak to an attorney with experience handling serious burn injury claims in Redwood City. We will listen to your story and let you know how we can help during a free, no-obligation consultation.