A burn injury is perhaps one of the most painful injuries that a person can have. On top of the excruciating pain, burn injuries can cause permanent damage such as scarring or impaired quality of life.

Burn injuries are often caused by someone else’s negligence. If this was the case with your injury, you may be entitled to significant compensation. You should never be financially responsible for someone else’s mistakes. OnderLaw holds responsible parties accountable for the damages that they caused and works to get you fair and full compensation for your injuries.

If you or a loved one has suffered a burn injury caused by someone else’s negligence in Los Angeles or throughout the state of California, call the Los Angeles personal injury lawyers of OnderLaw immediately. Contact us online or call us now so we can get to work for you to prove liability and recover compensation. We work on a contingency fee basis, which means you do not owe us anything unless we recover compensation for you.

Why Should You Hire a Burn Injury Lawyer?

If you have suffered from a burn injury, you are likely in severe pain and worried about how you’ll meet your bills and pay medical expenses on top of your regular obligations. You should be focusing solely on your recovery. You should not take on the stress and labor of fighting with responsible parties or insurance companies.

Instead, you should hire a lawyer to do all the tedious, time-consuming work for you. Lawyers have the knowledge and experience to represent you efficiently and effectively. Let a lawyer work on your behalf, just as they are trained to do.

In addition, the recovery from your burn injury will likely require a large sum of money. Unfortunately, responsible parties for your burn injury will try to deflect the blame to avoid paying you money. Therefore, we highly recommend that you contact a lawyer to review your legal options and the best course of action to take. A lawyer is your best chance of proving the responsible parties liable and getting the maximum compensation warranted for your injury.

It is in your best interest and your smartest move to hire a lawyer. Call the compassionate and experienced lawyers of OnderLaw now and let us help.

Why Choose OnderLaw

OnderLaw has over three decades of experience in personal injury claims, and we have won over $3,000,000,000 in awards and settlements for our clients. Our team has the knowledge, experience, and resources to help you get the best possible outcome from your case.

We are honored by the recognition we’ve received from our peers and others, and we are proud to be listed in the following: Martindale-Hubbell Peer and Client Review Ratings, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Super Lawyers, Litigator Awards, National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Rue Ratings Best Attorneys of America, The American Trial Lawyers Association, The American Society of Legal Advocates, and Top 50 Verdicts in U.S.

OnderLaw has worked with numerous burn injury victims, and we pride ourselves on the compensation that we have been able to recover for them. We want you to understand that you should never be liable for someone else’s mistakes. Our firm works hard to gather evidence, prove liability, and make liable parties take responsibility for their mistakes.

Call us now to speak to one of our burn injury attorneys. We will listen to you, review your legal options, and answer any questions you may have. The sooner you call us, the sooner we can get to work for you.

Types of Cases OnderLaw Handles

You are not in this alone. The compassionate lawyers of OnderLaw have experience in burn injury claims, and we know the pain and distress you’re feeling.  OnderLaw handles all types of burn cases. Our past cases have included burn injuries caused by:

  • Contact with fire — can cause severe burn injury and frequently results in significant scarring.
  • Scalding injuries — are burns caused by hot steam or liquid. For example, spilled coffee could cause a scalding injury.
  • Thermal burns — are caused by hot objects, such as ovens or irons.
  • Electrical burns — are caused by contact with electricity. In these cases, electric currents pass through the body and can cause damage to tissues or organs.
  • Chemical burns — are caused by exposure to chemicals, such as acid or a toxic cleaning liquid.

Whatever caused your burn injury, even if it’s not on this list, do not hesitate to call us. Our firm has experienced burn injury attorneys who have worked with clients in situations similar to yours.

Frequently Asked Questions

We understand you likely have questions. We have answered some of the most frequently asked questions about burn injuries here:

What are common causes of burn injuries?

Common causes of burn injuries include fire, hot liquids, hot objects, electrical currents, radiation, sunlight, tanning beds, and chemicals. No matter what the cause of your burn injury was, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible.

How are the different degrees of burns categorized?

Burn injuries vary in severity. First-degree burns involve the top layer of the skin. Second-degree burns involve the first two layers of the skin. Third-degree burns involve the entire thickness of the skin, and these types of burns can permanently damage the skin and destroy tissue. Fourth-degree burns involve the muscles and tendons below the skin and are severe and potentially life-threatening.

How long do burn injuries take to heal?

Healing time varies, depending on the severity of the burn. First-degree burns typically heal in a few days to a week. However, more severe burns can take weeks or months to heal. If you are suffering from a burn injury, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible. First-degree burns can often be treated at home. However, second-, third- , and fourth-degree burns require treatment from a qualified medical professional.

What complications can result from burn injuries?

Burn injuries can cause many complications, including bacterial infections, fluid loss, hypothermia, breathing problems from the intake of hot air or smoke, bone and joint problems, and permanent scarring.

What is a skin graft?

A skin graft is a piece of healthy skin that is transplanted from one place on your body to another to help heal a deep burn wound. Third-degree burns require skin grafts, and this can take weeks or months to heal.

Do I have a burn injury claim?

A burn injury lawyer will be able to determine if you have a burn injury claim. If your burn injury was caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. Some examples of burn injury claims eligible for compensation are being burned while at work or being burned due to a car accident that was not your fault. No matter how you got burned, a lawyer will be able to review your legal options, determine whether you have a claim, and help you determine liability, if appropriate.

Do I pay if I lose my case?

No, you do not pay a penny if you lose your case. OnderLaw is proud to work on a contingency fee basis, which means you do not owe us anything unless we recover compensation for you. If we don’t win compensation for you, we don’t get paid.

National Burn Injury Statistics

If you or a loved one has suffered from a burn injury, you are not alone. Burn injuries are common, and there are statistics to prove it.

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 1.1 million burn injuries require medical attention in the United States per year, and approximately 50,000 of these burn injuries require hospitalization. Furthermore, the CDC has calculated that up to 10,000 people in the United States die every year due to burn-related infections.

Burn injuries are common and frightening. OnderLaw wants to help you during this difficult time by being your legal team. Let us do all the hard work for you. Let us fight tirelessly and passionately for you. Let us win for you.

Contact OnderLaw Today

Recovering from a burn injury isn’t easy. Fighting with responsible parties and insurance companies isn’t easy, either. At OnderLaw , we want you to focus on resting and recovering. Meanwhile, we will take on the responsibility of gathering evidence, proving liability, and recovering compensation.

If you or a loved one has suffered from a burn injury due to someone else’s negligence in Los Angeles or throughout the state of California, OnderLaw is the legal team that you need fighting for you. We understand the state and federal laws regarding burn injuries.

We have over three decades of legal experience in personal injury cases. We have the passion to fight against injustice, hold responsible parties liable, negotiate an appropriate settlement or go to trial, and help recover compensation that you rightfully deserve.

Call us now for a no-risk, no-obligation consultation. We stand ready to be your advocates.