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Clearwater Florida Burn Injury Lawyer

Every year, thousands of Americans suffer burn injuries and some cases are severe and require hospitalization. According to the American Burn Association, 486, 000 people required Emergency Room visits or hospital admissions for burn related injuries in 2016 alone. Of this number, 43% of the cases were as a result of a fire and 73% occurred in the home.

Causes of Burn Injuries in Florida

Burn injuries can be caused by a variety of factors and can have a life-long effect on the victim’s health and general wellbeing. Common causes of burn injuries include:

  • Fire/Flame
  • Scalding from hot liquid
  • Chemical burns
  • Electrical burns
  • Kitchen accidents
  • Car accidents
  • Airbag deployments
  • Explosions
  • Defective products

If the burn injuries are caused by the reckless, negligent act of another party, call us for advice. We can help you get compensation for your injury.

Effects of Burn Injuries

Burn injuries cause extreme pain and often lead to severe disfigurement and scarring. In some cases, burn victims may suffer life-threatening infections. In other cases, disability or chronic organ damage may occur.

Burn injury victims often have to undergo series of reconstructive surgery, medical procedures and various forms of treatment over the course of many years. A severe burn injury may also result in emotional and psychological injury. The victim is unable to work, thereby suffering loss of income.

All of these factors combined, makes burn injuries a very painful, expensive and devastating experience.

Get Assistance from a Florida Burn Injury Lawyer

Besides the pain and suffering, burn victims have to deal with high medical bills, loss of income and property damage.

If you’ve suffered a burn injury, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses, pain and suffering. The negligence of a person or company may be the cause of the event that led to the burn. When this is the case, the negligent party should be held responsible for your pain and losses.

It is often difficult to decide who exactly was negligent and should be responsible for your burn injuries. For example, a property owners often blame the manufacturers of the products and the manufacturers in turn may blame it on poor installation or lack of maintenance. This can get complex and frustrating but with an experienced Burn Victim Attorney, you would not have to worry about who should bear the responsibility for your losses.

At Lygnos Law Firm, our personal injury lawyer has experience working with burn victims. In one case we recovered $100,000 for a young girl burned by hot chocolate on her thigh. We understand that your situation is possibly life-changing and we’ll ensure your case is handled efficiently. With our vast knowledge of the law, industry and experience, you can count on us to help you obtain the compensation you deserve.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a burn injury, you may take advantage of our Free Consultation to discuss and assess your case. To speak with Attorney Michael Lygnos and schedule an appointment, please call (727) 726-9100.