Burn injuries are traumatic. Think about the pain when you have a small splatter burn from cooking. The pain is often great. For people with severe burns across larger portions of their body, the recovery process can seem like torture. In some cases, the treatments can be very painful but they are crucial for recovery.
We understand that the effects of a burn injury can impact every aspect of your life. Not only do you have to deal with the pain of the injury, but you also have to deal with the emotional and financial impacts of the injury.
If your injury required you to seek medical care at a burn center, you are likely going to miss work. This can mean that at a time when you have increases expenses, you have a decreased income. Your regular bills and other expenses will have to be taken care of.
We know that you might be frustrated and upset right now. This is understandable. We can help you to explore your options for seeking compensation so that you know what choices you have. This is possible if your burn was the result of another person’s negligence. For example, if you were burned in a car crash that was the result of a drunk driver.
Ultimately, the decision about what you are going to do is your decision to make. We can help you to think about how your options can help your future. We can also explain any choices that might come up as your case moves through the civil court system.