Burn Injury Attorney
Each year millions of accident victims suffer from auto burns in the United States. According to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), auto burns occur more often during highway travel than on the regular streets or roads. Unlike the majority of motor vehicle collision related injuries, auto burns often have long-term effects on accident victims, often leaving permanent scars on the body. Automobile fires happen to be one of the leading causes of burns annually in the United States, occurring far more often than many motorists believe.
If you or a loved one have suffered a burn injury, you may have legal grounds to seek compensation. Talk to a personal injury lawyer that is committed to helping clients who have suffered a significant personal injuries due to burns. Don’t delay! Call Clay now!
While the auto industry works hard to develop new mechanisms to reduce the likelihood of auto accident fires, there are a number of unavoidable hazards present in the structure of all vehicles. From passenger vehicles to off-road vehicles and from trains to motor homes, the potential of a fire following a serious collision presents a severe risk of personal injury to all drivers.
An experienced personal injury attorney can guide you in understanding your legal rights and in getting the medical attention you may need.
The United States reports 2.4 million personal injuries resulting from burns annually, indicating a serious problem across the country. Of these 2.4 million burns, 20,000 occur covering more than 25 percent of the body. Unfortunately, auto burns tend to be a severe personal injury and the damage associated with them is often permanent. According to the American Burn Association, about 450,000 burn injury victims require some form of medical treatment each year.
In fact, 7 percent of all burn injuries occurring across the nation are due to a street and/or highway accident. Motor vehicle collisions involving auto burns are often some of the more severe crashes involving colliding vehicles at high speeds. Upwards of 40 percent of all burn injury victims are permanently disabled or disfigured following the crash.
If you or a loved one has experienced a burn injury, you may have legal grounds to seek compensation. The party responsible and their insurance company should pay your medical bills, therapy and retraining expenses. Talk to a personal injury attorney that is committed to helping clients who have suffered a burn injury. Don’t delay! Call Clay now! We provide an initial consultation FREE of charge to you regardless of whether you retain our services.