Denver Burn Injury Lawyer
Serious burns can cause debilitating injuries, requiring skin grafting and extensive medical treatment, and even minor burns can temporarily your life as you deal with recovery, hospital visits, and time off of work. At Bryan & Terrill Law, PLLC in Denver, we are tough advocates for burn injury victims in Denver. Call us to schedule a consultation if you or a loved one has suffered serious burns through someone else’s negligence.
Can I Recover Compensation in Denver for Serious Burn Injuries?
If you have been burned because of the negligent actions or inaction of another, you may have a claim for compensation for your injuries. Damages you may be entitled to claim include:
- Lost wages
- Medical expenses
- Loss of quality of life
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
Why You Need a Denver Burn Injury Lawyer
Burn injuries can have serious and long-lasting consequences for the victim. They may require extensive medical treatment, including skin grafting, with lengthy recoveries that take time away from work. Severe burn injuries can be permanently disabling and cause emotional distress that affects the entire family.
It is important to have an experienced injury attorney by your side to pursue full compensation for your injuries. Our Denver personal injury attorneys at Bryan & Terrill Law, PLLC can:
- Thoroughly investigate your accident
- Obtain and preserve evidence in your case
- Interview witnesses to the accident or injury
- Assess the full extent of your losses
- Prepare a strong case based on the evidence
- Negotiate skillfully on your behalf for a full and fair settlement
- Fight for your rights court, if necessary
Choose Bryan & Terrill To Represent You
- Our attorneys have significant experience handling burn injury cases.
- We prepare our cases thoroughly and have extensive experience in both state and federal court.
- We care deeply for our clients and are invested in handling cases from beginning to end.
What Are the Most Common Causes of Burn Injuries?
According to the American Burn Association (ABA), an estimated 486,000 people were treated for non-fatal burn injuries in emergency room between 2010 and 2014. The primary causes of burn injuries are:
ABA states that 96.8% of people who suffer burn injuries today will survive. Sadly, many of those survivors will suffer serious scarring and life-long disabilities.
What Are the Different Types of Burns
Long-term effects of burn injuries depend on the severity of the injury. Burn injuries are graded in degrees as follows:
- First-degree burns: The skin is red but not blistered.
- Second-degree burns: Blisters are present, along with some thickening of the skin.
- Third-degree burns: These injuries have a widespread thickness and a leathery, white appearance.
- Fourth-degree burns: Symptoms are the same as with third-degree burns, except the injury extends beyond the skin into the tendons and bones.
How Do Burn Injuries Happen?
Burn injuries can occur in many different ways. Examples include:
- Industrial site explosions
- Construction site accidents
- Electrocution accidents
- Residential Fires
- Car accidents
- Defective products
- Chemical spills and exposure
Contact Our Denver Office Today!
If you or your loved one has been severely burned through the negligence of another, it is important to speak with an experienced burn injury lawyer as soon as possible. You will need legal help pursuing the maximum compensation under the law for your injuries and losses.
At Bryan & Terrill Law, PLLC, we handle cases on a contingency fee basis, so there is no cost to you until we win your case. Schedule a free consultation to find out about your options under the law after serious burn injuries.