Burn Injuries

Liability by Fire

According to a study by the U.S. Fire Administration, reported fires from 2009 to 2011 caused an estimated 2,495 deaths, 625 injuries and $188 million in property loss. Burn- and explosion-related injuries are some of the most common injuries suffered by Americans each year, yet many go unreported. The attorneys at Parkman White, LLP know that burn injury victims need to recover not just from the devastating physical injuries, but from the emotional trauma and financial difficulties as well.

Burn injuries can be incredibly catastrophic, and can leave extensive scarring that may never fully heal. What’s more, house fires often consume irreplaceable family heirlooms such as wedding photos and furniture. Burns can come from many places, including flammable clothing, gas/smoke/steam, motor vehicle fires, flammable liquids, defective products, water heater fumes, chemicals, fume ignition, or hot liquids. Burn injuries are classified by how deep the burn penetrates, as well as the amount of tissue damage. A first-degree burn is the least severe, while a third degree burn is the most traumatic and will often require reconstructive surgery.

If you have suffered a burn- or explosion-related injury that wasn’t your fault, you deserve compensation. Dothan burn injury lawyers Parkman White, LLP know how devastating burn injuries can be. Often the key to burn cases is proving negligence, which can get tricky. That’s why you need an attorney with experience in negotiation and courtroom advocacy. Whether you live in Cottonwood, Geneva, Rehobeth, Midland City, or anywhere in the Dothan area, we can help get you back on your feet. Time is working against you. Email us or call our Alabama civil attorneys today at 334-792-1900 for a consultation, and let us fight for you.