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Types of Claims Available for Burn Injury Victims

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that a majority of burn injuries occur in and around the home. These injuries could result from anything from structural fires, malfunctioning home appliances, or landlord negligence. Though burn injuries in the home are the most common, they are by no means the only type of burn injury. Every year, hundreds of burn victims in Allen Tx are injured in their homes, vehicles, workplaces, or other private or commercial properties.

No matter the circumstances of your burn accident, if your injuries were fully or partly caused by another individual or entity, you could be eligible to file a burn injury lawsuit to seek compensation for your damages with the help of a qualified Allen Tx burn injury attorney.

Common Burn Injury Lawsuits in Allen Tx

The top Texas attorneys at Carabin Shaw have vast knowledge about the intricacies of burn injury law. Some of the many types of claims available for burn injury victims that our team of Allen personal injury lawyers are qualified to represent include:

Thermal Burns

Fire and explosion burns are the most common type of burn injuries suffered nationwide. As a result, these types of claims are among the most common handled by burn injury attorneys in Allen.

Scalding Burns

Steam from hot liquids can cause extensive surface damage. These burns are the most common in children and the elderly. These types of burn injury claims are often filed against neglectful caretakers.

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

One of the most dangerous injuries victims sustain from residential and commercial fires is inhalation of carbon monoxide byproducts. Even if you have not sustained surface burns, you can still file a carbon monoxide poisoning claim to seek compensation.

Appliance Manufacturer Negligence

If you have suffered a thermal, chemical, or electrical burn from a faulty appliance, you may be eligible to file a personal injury claim against the product’s manufacturer.

Burns Resulting From Workplace Accidents

If your employer does not have worker’s compensation insurance or if your workplace burn injury was caused by a third party (i.e. a coworker, manager, vendor, etc.), you can file a workplace burn injury claim to seek damages.

Residential Burns

If a landlord has failed to adhere to state and federal fire safety codes and you were burned in their rental property, you can sue them for the cost of your damages in a personal injury claim.


If you were burned by the intentional and wrongful act of another, you can sue for punitive damages in addition to your physical, economic, and emotional damages.

Wrongful Death

If you have lost a loved one due to their burn injuries, you can file a wrongful death lawsuit to seek compensation for your grief and any related funeral costs.

For each of these types of burn injury claims, our Allen Tx burn injury attorneys will:

  • Investigate the details of your burn accident
  • Establish liability for your injuries
  • Compile a comprehensive burn injury claim that covers the full extent of your damages
  • Protect your rights during settlement negotiations
  • Offer your claim the dedication and respect you deserve

In sum, no matter the type of your burn injury claim, our team of experienced burn injury attorneys are committed to representing your claim with dedication, respect, and skill. If you are unsure whether your burn injuries qualify you to sue for compensation, our personal injury lawyers would be happy to review your case and answer any of your questions or concerns.

The Top Texas Attorneys at Carabin Shaw Can Help | Free Case Review

Our firm is proud to offer no-cost, no-obligation case review to burn victims in Allen Tx. If you would like to schedule your initial consultation with an Allen personal injury lawyer at Carabin Shaw, call our office toll-free at 800-862-1260 or fill out our online contact form.

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