Burn injuries are extremely painful, and the effects can last for years. When you experience a burn due to the negligent actions of an employer, property owner, or other responsible party, getting the right support is essential. You will want to make sure that your medical needs are handled and that all of your concerns are properly addressed. Peace of mind is paramount to healing; we are focused on restoring your sense of calm.
At Corsiglia McMahon & Allard, L.L.P., we offer skilled representation for clients who experience burns as a result of negligence in premises liability, workplace, medical malpractice, and other injury matters. In fighting for the maximum compensation, we spare no expense to assemble a top-flight team of legal and medical professionals dedicated to building strong, compelling arguments in your favor.Helping Burn Victims Fight for Maximum Recovery
According to 2014 data reported by the American Burn Association, the majority of burn injuries occur in the home, while the workplace is the second most likely place to be burned. Regardless of where the burn injury occurs, if you suspect that negligence contributed to the injury, you may be entitled to compensation. Although surgical techniques such as skin grafting may improve the appearance and state of burned skin, skin therapy is a costly process requiring specialized care.
Our attorneys will investigate the circumstances regarding your burn injury. We will build a solid case on your behalf to secure the compensation you need to take care of your expenses and responsibilities. There is no standard approach for burn injury representation. Every client's needs are different, and we strive to cater to each individual concern.Understanding the Impact of Burn Injuries in Monterey, CA
There are varying degrees of burns and many ways to cause burn trauma. Any burn a person experiences may cause short or long-term pain and nerve damage. The following chart highlights some of the common issues associated with types of burns:
|Burn Category||Physical Consequences|
|First-Degree Burn||Person may experience pain, swelling and redness.|
|Second-Degree Burn||Victim may feel pain and endure swollen, blistered, and red or splotchy skin.|
|Third-Degree Burn||Burn victim may experience intense pain, and skin may be charred, white, or completely destroyed. Permanent scarring, hair loss, and disfigurement may occur.|
|Fourth-Degree Burn||Person may lose sensation in the affected area and even require amputation to save the health skin around the burned area. Person may also experience damage to bones, nerves, and muscles.|
We have an experienced nurse consultant on our team that is able to assess the magnitude of your burn injury. We have handled burn injury cases as a result of negligent actions involving fire, high-voltage electricity, hot water or steam, and explosions. No matter the details of your injury, we can provide solid support in challenging times.Speak with an Experienced Burn Injury Attorney
If you or a loved one has experienced a burn injury due to negligence and wishes to pursue legal action, you may contact us at (408) 298-7200 to schedule a free consultation. We will discuss the details of your injury and ongoing treatment. We will also provide an assessment of your matter and advise you on the next steps to take. Our staff is fluent in English and Spanish. We serve the Monterey area including Pacific Grove, Carmel, Salinas, Watsonville, Santa Cruz, Aptos, Soquel, Scotts Valley, Marina, Hollister, San Benito County, and Monterey Bay.