Burns are not only one of the most painful injuries a person can have, but they can leave behind emotional and physical scars. If you have been the victim of a burn injury in the Los Angeles area as a result of a car accident, a dangerous product, a workplace accident, or a home fire, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. A personal injury attorney can help you prove your claim and can fight against the insurance companies involved.
After a painful burn, you will need to determine whether or not your burn was the fault of another party, such as a negligent individual or company. In order to recover damages after your burn, you must prove that your injuries were caused by the negligence of another business or individual. Fires are very common and can happen almost anywhere, so it’s important to determine the cause of the fire to recover compensation.
The most common causes of burn injuries in fires are malfunctioning smoke or fire detectors, accidents or explosions in the workplace, automobile accidents, and fires in homes or businesses. In each of those cases, an individual or a business may be held liable for damages. Individuals and businesses have a duty to keep visitors safe from injuries. Businesses must keep their employees safe, as well as manufacture safe products that do not pose a risk of fire. Drivers have a duty to other drivers on the roads to driver in a safe manner in order to avoid injuries.
If you have been harmed in a fire in the Los Angeles area, call me, Conal Doyle, Los Angeles personal injury attorney at 310-852-6272. My team can help. Call today to learn more or to schedule your free consultation.