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Types of Burn Injury Lawsuits

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center reports that home fires caused by faulty or mishandled cooking appliances are the most common form of burn accident in the state of Texas. Burn victims in San Angelo Tx are injured not only in home fires but in chemical spills, automobile collisions, workplace accidents, and contact with hot surfaces.

No matter the type of burn, if your injury was partly or fully caused by the negligence of others, you have the right to file a personal injury claim to seek compensation for your injuries.

Before you determine the type of burn injury lawsuit you should file, you will need a highly experienced personal injury attorney in San Angelo Texas to represent your claim. With nearly thirty years of experience and specialty practice areas in burn injury law, the Texas attorneys at Carabin Shaw are qualified to represent any burn injury claim.

Fire and Explosion Burn Injury Lawsuit

Burn injuries caused by home fires are the most common form of burn injury in San Angelo Tx. There are a variety of causes of home fires, but if your home caught fire due to negligent landlords, technicians, neighbors, or other parties, you should seek financial compensation for your losses with the help of a San Angelo burn injury lawyer.

Faulty Appliance Injury Lawsuit

Manufacturers have the moral and legal obligation to sell reasonably safe products to their consumer base. If manufacturers knowingly or negligently produce dangerous products, the results can be deadly. Our homes are filled with cooking, heating, and beauty appliances that could cause catastrophic home fires if manufactured improperly.

Victims of manufacturer negligence have the right to file a faulty appliance burn injury lawsuit to punish negligent corporations.

Scalding Burn Lawsuit

Scalding burns are most common with young children and the elderly. Unfortunately, this correlation is often directly caused by negligent caregivers. Parents and families are often able to sue negligent caretakers or childcare workers for the injuries their loved one has suffered.

Workplace Burn Lawsuit

Injuries in the workplace are a leading cause of Texas burn injuries every year. Many workplaces statewide present heightened risk of severe burns, particularly jobs on the oil field, in manufacturing, or on state highways. If you are burned during the course of your employment, you have the right to fair compensation.

Many employers subscribe to worker’s compensation insurance and will offer you a settlement. In this case, you are ineligible to sue for further compensation. However, if your employer does not subscribe to worker’s compensation insurance or if your injuries were caused by a third party (i.e. a coworker, vendor, contractor, etc.), you may be eligible to file a workplace burn injury claim.

Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Lastly, if you have lost a loved one as a result of their burn injuries, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit against the parties responsible for their fatal injuries. Victims’ families could be compensated for their loved one’s medical treatments and painful injuries as well as related funeral and bereavement compensation.

The Texas Attorneys at Carabin Shaw Can Help Burn Victims Like You

If you need representation for your burn injury claim, contact the San Angelo burn injury lawyers at Carabin Shaw. Our team of personal injury lawyers are qualified to represent all of the above types of burn injury lawsuits. If your burn injury doesn’t fit any of the categories above, we would be happy to review your case to see if our attorneys are a good fit for your claim.

If you would like to schedule a no-cost, no-obligation case review with an experienced Carabin Shaw personal injury attorney in San Angelo Texas, call our office toll-free today at 800-862-1260 or fill out our online contact form.

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