Weston Burn Injury Lawyers
Helping You Heal After a Tragic Burn Injury
Burn injuries are extremely traumatic and painful. Burns inflict serious damage wherever they occur, including on the skin, bones, organs, and all types of soft tissue.
Patients harmed by severe burn injuries require specialized medical treatment. These injuries can completely disrupt your life, preventing you from returning to work and resuming your regular activities.
If you were harmed by someone else’s careless actions, you have the right to seek compensation to cover the cost of your medical bills and other expenses.
Justin Morgan Law has been serving clients in Weston, Florida for over 20 years. If you were harmed by somebody’s careless behavior, we’ll file a case to help you recover your medical expenses and other costs resulting from the accident.
Schedule a FREE consultation by calling our toll-free number today: 1-800-9-JUSTIN (1-800-958-7846).
What Causes Burn Injuries?
The most common types of burns are thermal burns, which result when your skin comes into contact with any type of heat source, such as fire, hot surfaces, or scalding liquids. Burns may also be caused by exposure to chemicals, electricity, and radiation.
Burn injuries cause serious harm to human tissue, and people must take precautions to prevent burns from happening. These injuries are almost always the result of someone’s careless behavior, such as intoxicated drivers who crash into other vehicles, landlords who fail to maintain operational fire alarms, and manufacturers of defective water heaters.
Frequent causes of burn injuries include:
- Automobile collisions
- Malfunctioning products
- Industrial accidents
- Home and apartment fires
- Overheated pipes
Damage Caused by Burn Injuries
Burn injuries typically affect the skin. When they penetrate deeper, burns can damage every part of your body. Burn injuries are categorized based on their level of severity:
- First-degree burns affect the outer layer of skin, known as the epidermis.
- Second-degree burns penetrate the second layer of skin, known as the dermis, which contains blood vessels, connective tissue, nerves, hair follicles, and sweat glands.
- Third-degree burns destroy the dermis and epidermis and can also damage underlying bones, muscles, and tendons.
- Fourth-degree burns affect all layers of skin, muscles, tendons, and bones, and they may harm internal organs such as the heart, lungs, and kidneys.
Medical issues caused by burn injuries include:
- Bacterial infections
- Loss of fluid
- Breathing problems
- Bone and joint damage
- Lung damage
- Severe pain
- Loss of mobility
- Difficulty sleeping
Finding Out What Really Happened
Your Weston, FL Personal Injury Attorney will file a claim / lawsuit to collect monetary damages from anyone whose negligent behavior contributed to your injuries.
To find out who is responsible for your inquiries, our team at Justin Morgan Law will conduct a thorough investigation. We’ll collect and examine the following types of evidence to pinpoint the cause of your accident:
- Police reports
- Fire Marshall reports
- Surveillance camera video
- Accident scene photos
- Witness interviews
- Expert testimony
- Internal company documents
- Accident scene re-creations
- Physical and forensic evidence
Who Is Liable for Your Injuries?
When it comes to personal injuries, Florida is a modified comparative fault state. That means one or more parties may be held liable for your burn injuries. This may include:
- Reckless, intoxicated, or distracted drivers
- Utility companies
- Business owners
- Propane companies
- People who commit arson
- Maintenance companies
Damages Available for Burn Victims
Burn injuries often require extensive medical care that includes more than one type of treatment. Justin Morgan Law will review your medical records and file claims with insurance companies to recover the following types of damages:
- Current and future medical care
- Ambulance rides
- Emergency room treatment
- Skin grafts
- Plastic surgery
- Doctor’s office visits
- Medical devices
- Scarring and disfigurement
- Pain and suffering
- Occupational therapy
- Rehabilitation and physical therapy
- Wrongful death
We’ve Collected Over $100 Million for Our Clients
If somebody hurt you, then you shouldn’t have to pay for your own medical expenses. The experienced Trial Attorneys at Justin Morgan Law know how to take on the big insurance companies and win. The talented litigators at Justin Morgan Law will fight tirelessly on your behalf. We’ve recovered over $100 million in compensation for our clients. Our team has been helping people get the money they need to put their lives back together for over 20 years.
Contact Justin Morgan Law today toll-free at 1-800-9-JUSTIN (1-800-958-7846) to schedule a free consultation and explore how we can assist in getting justice on your behalf.