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San Mateo Burn Injury Attorney

A burn injury can change your life in moments. Burn injuries can result from car crashes, gas explosions, electrocutions and house fires. They can result in long-term hospitalization, medically-induced comas, debridements, skin grafting and, sometimes, years of rehabilitation.  Our San Mateo county law firm helps burn victims obtain the financial compensation they need to move forward. Contact the attorneys at Danko Meredith Trial Lawyers for a free consultation.

Why Do Clients Choose Us?

  • We win.  We’ve obtained over $50 million in settlements and verdicts for clients with burn injuries. Our past cases include burns as a result of car crashes, house fires, aviation accidents, electrical fires, gas explosions, and a various defective products.
  • We have the resources and experience to take cases to trial. We regularly take on the largest and wealthiest corporations.  We don’t stop until we obtain the compensation to which the client is entitled.
  • We charge attorney’s fees only if we win a recovery. If we do not obtain a financial award for the client, we charge nothing for our services or for our costs. Clients pay nothing up front to retain our firm.

About Burn Injuries

Though the circumstances surrounding burn injuries can vary, the types of treatments necessary are usually similar.  Serious burn injuries can involve:

  • Medically induced comas
  • Escharotomy or fasciotomy
  • Debridement
  • Skin grafts
  • Frequent bandage changes
  • Scar revision surgeries
  • Rehabilitation for joint stiffness

The road to recovery from a burn injury is long and, unfortunately, painful. Burn victims risk complications such as infections, hypothermia, dehydration, medical amputations, and organ failure. Even after discharge from the burn unit, a victim with sweat glands that have been destroyed or compromised must deal with risks associated with warm temperatures and overexertion. Skin pigmentation may never return for some victims, requiring them to stay out of the sun. Tendons can remain stiff causing difficulty walking or moving.

How an Attorney Can Help

By hiring a San Mateo burn injury lawyer from Danko Meredith Trial Lawyers you give yourself the best chance of obtaining a recovery against those responsible for your injuries.  A recovery can include compensation for the following types of damages:

  • Past and future pain and suffering
  • Permanent disabilities or disfigurement
  • Lifelong medical expenses
  • Lost income and lost earning capacity
  • Punitive damages

We can take care of the legal processes while the burn survivor undergoes rehabilitative therapies. We file the lawsuit before the statute of limitations expires, negotiate with any insurance company who may be involved, and fight to hold those responsible for the injuries accountable.

Contact Us Now for a Free Review

Our attorneys have fought for and won settlements and verdicts for burn injury survivors throughout Northern California. Whether the burns result from a fire, explosion, or chemical spill,  contact us. We can review your case and let you know how we can help.  Consultations are free. Call (650) 453-3600.