Burn Injury Lawyers in Louisville, KY
Also Serving Jefferson County, KY & Southern Indiana
Burn injuries are known to be among the most painful and devastating that anyone can experience. Treatment of severe burns commonly requires specialized medical care in units set up for this purpose only. Burns and their treatment can cause severe pain, scarring and disfigurement, and involve multiple surgeries. Thus, they can have a harsh and long-term consequences for victims and their families.
At Grossman Green PLLC, we have seen the disastrous effects of these injuries first-hand. That is why we fight so hard to get full and fair compensation for individuals who have suffered burn injuries due to the negligence or careless of others. Your recovery as a burn patient can be long and arduous; our resolute team is here to take on the burden of the claims process so that you can concentrate on what matters most – your physical and emotional restoration. While nothing can truly compensate for what you have endured, financial damages can ensure that you have the resources needed during this critical time.
Causes of Burn Injuries
Various scenarios can cause serious burns that may need hospitalization, extended medical care, and physical therapy, all at a staggering financial cost. You may be unable to work while going through the recovery period, leaving you and your family in serious financial distress.
These scenarios can include:
- Car accidents
- Train, boat, and plane accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Defective consumer products
- Gas explosions
- Chemical accidents
- Home and building fires
Burn victims commonly endure excruciating pain not only from the burns but skin-grafting surgeries needed to repair the damage. Severe burns can expose victims to infection and penetrate below surface layers of skin harming underlying tissue, organs, and bone; this type of damage can be life-threatening. Once burn wounds heal, victims are often faced with the emotional repercussions of disfigurement.
Common Types of Burn Injuries
Burn injuries can occur in a variety of ways and can range from minor to severe. Our experienced burn injury lawyers in Louisville, KY have handled cases involving the following types of burns:
- Thermal burns - caused by flames, hot liquids, steam, or hot surfaces
- Chemical burns - caused by exposure to strong acids, alkalis, or other toxic substances
- Electrical burns - caused by contact with electrical sources or lightning
- Radiation burns - caused by exposure to radiation from sources such as X-rays, the sun, or radioactive materials
- Cold burns - caused by exposure to freezing temperatures or substances, such as dry ice
Regardless of the type of burn injury you or a loved one has suffered, our burn injury lawyers can help you pursue the compensation you deserve.
Compensation for Burn Victims
When your burn injuries have been caused by another, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost income, and emotional anguish. Because of the often lengthy recovery period for burn injuries, determining what your long-term medical needs may be is difficult.
Disputes can arise regarding what treatments and for how long any treatments will be needed to achieve a maximum recovery. Having an experienced legal team that understands this issue and how to protect you for the future is essential. Our Louisville burn injury attorneys work with outside medical and other experts to quantify this matter. This gives us the evidence needed to help secure all of the compensation you may need for the long haul.
Contact Grossman Green PLLC for Experienced Legal Help
Suffering burn injuries is life-altering; in such a serious matter, you deserve competent and compassionate legal help. At our firm, you will have our entire team on your side. We will work tirelessly and tenaciously to help you secure an optimal result at the negotiation table or in civil court.
Experienced and Knowledgeable TeamWith over 50 years of combined experience, our attorneys contribute their unique knowledge and background to help develop a winning strategy for the client.
Fearless Trial AttorneysIf it becomes necessary, we are not afraid to go to trial. In fact, from the beginning, we prepare every case with the potential of trial in mind.
Collaborative ApproachNot only do we collaborate internally, but we also collaborate with outside professionals and specialist in order to strengthen our clients' cases.
Strong Client-Attorney RelationshipsOur team strives to understand each client and their unique situation. In doing so, we're able to develop a tailored approach aimed at achieving the best possible result.
Workplace Trucking Injury $7.5 Million
Bus Wreck Injury $6 Million
Engine Failure Burn Injuries $3.3 Million
Failure to Diagnose $3.2 Million
Truck Accident Head Injuries $2 Million
Delivery at Birth Injuries $1.7 Million
Failure to Diagnose $1.7 Million
Indiana Wrongful Death $1.3 Million
Hospital Negligence $1.1 Million
Anesthesia Negligence $1 Million