by Mesa, Arizona Burn Injury Attorney – Jamal F. Allen
Burn injuries are quite prevalent in Arizona. According to the Arizona Department of Health Services (AZDHS), around 3,550 people in Arizona are injured by flames or fire each year. Some 800-900 victims are treated for burns at the Maricopa County Hospital Burn Center every year. The causes of these injuries vary, and usually involve the fault of a third person or business.
Arizona Burn Injury Accidents Involving Negligence of Others
- building fire accidents
- auto fires
- propane tank explosion
- stove/heater fires
- natural gas explosions
- factory/industrial accidents
- chemical spills
- electrocution & electrical burns
- flammable liquids
- flammable clothing
- defective products
- smoke inhalation
The burn injury accidents listed above is by no means exhaustive. The point is to show that burn or fire incidents could involve the fault of others and certainly should be investigated to insure the victims in not needlessly saddled with the medical expenses, disfigurement, and pain.
Mesa, Arizona Burn Injury Attorney Collects Damages for Victims
Burn injury survivors in Arizona often experience some of the most painful and horrific injuries that anyone can suffer. The physical injuries are horrific. Also, the emotional and psychological scars resulting from permanent disability or disfigurement often caused burn victims to live diminished enjoyment of life. Moreover, burn injury victims incur huge medical bills that can have a devastating impact on their personal finances, worsening their psychological health and that of family members.
Hiring the Best Mesa, Arizona Burn Injury Lawyer Makes the Difference
Overcoming the physical, mental, and financial costs of recovering from burn injuries is a daunting task. Serious injuries, such as second-degree or third-degree burn injuries, are extremely traumatic and often require expensive procedures like skin grafting, long-term hospitalization, rehabilitation, and psychological counseling to beat the associated trauma. Having the best legal support can provide burn victims with some respite for their problems.
In many cases, burn injuries in Arizona occur due to a fault or negligence of some other party. The at-fault party should therefore take responsibility for the accident and pay the damages suffered by the burn victim. But, of course, no party would ever want to admit responsibility for a fire unless they’re sued. This is where an Arizona burn injury lawyer comes in.
Burn injury victims should consult Mesa, Arizona Burn Injury Jamal F. Allen. Mr. Allen has nearly 20 years experience working with experts to determine exactly who is responsible for the fire. Mr. Allen will retain life-care experts and economists to calculate the monetary value of your suffering, including: medical bills (full cost of treatment, psychological counseling and future rehabilitation), lost wages or income, loss of future earning capacity, and property damage if any. The practical goal to obtain the largest probable recovery for you through diligent, competent, and exhaustive research, investigation and legal advocacy.
Insurance Companies Don’t Have Your Best Interests in Mind
Most often, burn injury claims are filed against the insurance carrier of the liable party. Insurance companies hire large defense law firms to defend their insureds interests and pay burn victims the least possible compensation. Sometimes insurance adjusters may approach the victim to try and negotiate a quick settlement. Victims should never agree to a settlement without an experienced Arizona burn attorney on their side as they may not get a fair settlement.
The consequences of burn injuries, such as disfigurement, permanent damage to sight, hearing, brain, or even spinal cord – which may cause partial or complete paralysis, are dire. In extreme situations, the injuries may lead to a wrongful death. Medical treatments are not only expensive, but they can also extend for a long time. Mesa, Arizona Burn Injury Attorney Jamal F. Allen can help you or a loved one secure the highest probable resolution of your case. Our consultations are free, and you pay us nothing unless we are able to collect on your behalf. Call today at (480) 899-1025 or visit us at goodazlawyers.com.