At Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC, we understand that catastrophic personal injuries can have truly devastating and life-altering results that can affect you for the rest of your life. That’s why our personal injury lawyers focus much of our practice on accidents that cause debilitating injuries, including burn injuries, because we know that in traumatic times it’s important to have someone who will fight for your rights.
Our burn injury lawyers have seen the agony endured by victims who have suffered these horrible injuries. These injuries require a significant investment of time and resources, and many of our clients cannot afford the treatment they need. Fortunately, we can step in and pursue compensation on your behalf so you can focus on healing.
If you're a resident of the Atlanta, Georgia area and need an experienced burn injury lawyer, please call Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC today at 404-662-3552 for a free consultation.
Common Causes of Burn Injuries
Traumatic burn injuries can result from a number of different scenarios. Our attorneys believe in investigating the cause of your accident, as it can be crucial to any legal action you may wish to pursue. We’re committed to helping you seek justice and compensation for your burn injuries.
We can help if you’ve suffered burn injuries from:
These types of injuries are almost always the result of some form of negligence. When a relatively simple accident results in catastrophic burn injuries, the causes can include:
- Faulty wiring or fire protection
- Poorly manufactured toys, vehicles, or parts
- Electronic cigarette explosions
- Poor designs that don't take heat generation into account
- A failure to properly warn of burn dangers
- Unsafe workplace environments
Even in circumstances where a product will reasonably generate significant heat, manufacturers are expected to provide consumers with clear, unambiguous warnings so that product users can take proper precautions.
Effects of Burn Injuries
Extensive care is almost always required after a severe burn injury. The damage such injuries can do to the body is extraordinary, and careful, attentive treatment is required for this type of damage. Furthermore, these treatments are often quite expensive and can leave you unable to perform the work you are accustomed to performing, making it difficult to earn a living.
Our burn injury lawyers have spent decades forging meaningful connections with upstanding members of the Atlanta medical community. This means we are able to help you find the medical care you need after your accident.
Burn injury treatments are long-term and often include:
- Multiple surgical procedures
- A number of painful skin grafts
- Physical therapy to help you recover your basis mobility
- Psychological treatment—burn injuries often occur in traumatizing circumstances, and reliving those circumstances can make a normal life difficult
Our goal is to let you focus on healing and recovery by taking on all of the legal responsibilities ourselves. There are no guarantees in personal injury law, but through legal action we can help you attain the compensation you need to afford the treatments you need.
Compensation We Can Pursue
As mentioned above, the range of treatment needed can be extensive, but burn injuries can do more harm than run up hospital bills. These injuries can cause pain and suffering that affects your work and family. At Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC, we fight on your behalf to make sure you’re fairly compensated to bring even a little peace of mind to you and your loved ones.
Our highly-experienced lawyers can pursue compensation for:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Rehabilitation expenses
- Funeral expenses (in cases of wrongful death)
Contact Our Experienced Burn Injury Lawyers Today
When you’ve been in an accident that causes significant burn injury, you deserve to have someone on your side to fight for justice and to pursue fair compensation. At Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC, we believe everyone has the right to legal counsel and our experienced lawyers are proud to help you in your time of need.
If you or someone you love has suffered burn injuries, contact our office today at 404-662-3552 to schedule your free consultation. We proudly serve those who live in and near Atlanta, Savannah, Columbus, Decatur, and Augusta, Georgia.