Burn injuries are often extremely painful, sometimes requiring extensive medical care and rehabilitation. Burn injuries can happen anywhere. Although exposure to fire is a common cause of burns, other things, such as chemicals, scalding liquids, or malfunctioning electrical equipment, can also cause serious burn injuries. Those who have suffered burn injuries as a result of another person's negligence or malicious act, or from a product defect, may be entitled to compensation for their injuries. If you would like help in seeking burn injury compensation, contact the Provo, UT law firm of Flickinger Sutterfield & Boulton. Our attorneys are dedicated to obtaining the maximum compensation for clients who have suffered burn injuries due to the negligence of others and can help you in your time of need.
When determining compensation for a burn injury claim, many things must be considered. Some factors that contribute to compensation for a burn injury include:
If you have suffered burn injuries as a result of someone else's negligence or a product defect, you may be awarded compensation for:
Punitive damages may be awarded for burn injuries in the event it is proven that injuries were sustained as a result of someone's gross negligence, such as setting fire or exposing a person to chemicals with the intent to harm. Punitive damages offer a means to punish someone for their negligence or maliciousness and may be awarded in addition to other compensation in a burn injury claim.
If you or a loved one have suffered from burn injuries, it is important to contact an experienced personal injury attorney to ensure you get the maximum settlement for your injuries. Our burn injury attorneys are ready to help you. Contact our law firm today to learn more about your legal options.