What are some concerns when it comes to burn injuries? C and M Injury Lawyers knows the plaintiff must prove that the defendant’s negligence resulted in the injuries. In some situations, the defendant’s negligence can be proven even if the plaintiff contributed to the incident. For example, a recent case involved a father lighting a candle and falling asleep in a bedroom. The home caught fire and the father sustained burn injuries. Despite his contribution to the incident, it was later found that the fire alarm inside the home was defective.
Who’s responsible when it comes to product liability in burn injury cases? C and M Injury Lawyers has seen in many cases, fires start as the result of defective household appliances. Manufacturers and sellers have a legally binding duty to protect consumers. In these cases, the plaintiff must prove the defective product caused the incident that created the fire and resulted in the burns. The plaintiff can sue the manufacturer or seller for failing to provide accurate instruction. Under special circumstances, the plaintiff may file a claim for punitive damages.
How are burn injury victims compensated when it comes to long term rehab? Cohen & Marzban Law Corporation knows burns can require long-term medical care, surgeries and rehabilitative services. As a result, plaintiffs must demonstrate the level of care they will require now and in the future. Burn victims live with a number of current medical concerns as well as future possibilities. That’s why it’s best to have a professional burn injury attorney represent you.