Are you suffering from a burn injury and want to know how to file a claim? After reading our 4 burn injury questions, call our lawyers now.
1. How do I determine the value of a fire or burn injury?
There are many factors that go into determining the value of a burn injury. Some of the factors would include past medical bills, future medical bills, past lost wages, future lost wages, pain and suffering, scarring, and the negligence or culpability of the person that caused the burn or the fire. If you have any questions about your fire or burn injury case in Georgia, please feel free to give us a call. We’d be happy to help.
2. How do I select the right attorney for a burn injury?
The question is, how do you find the right attorney for a fire or burn injury in Georgia? If you’re reading this, you may have similar questions. It’s important to find an attorney that has experience with fire cases that result in burn injuries. Find an attorney that has experience with trial work and whose core practice is in personal injury. Find an attorney that has good online reviews from clients on Google, Avvo, and Facebook. Find an attorney who has good online reviews from other lawyers, too, on Super Lawyer, Best Lawyer, and Martindale-Hubbell.
Find an attorney that has experience with burn injuries, that’s familiar with the Joseph Still Burn Center here in the Augusta area. Find an attorney that has experience with finding the origin of fire and who’s responsible for starting the fire, whether it’s a company or an individual. Find an attorney that has experience in presenting burn injuries to insurance companies and to judges and juries to get the highest compensation to those burn injury victims. If you have any questions about your fire or burn injury in Georgia, please feel free to give us a call. We’d be happy to talk with you.
3. How long does a fire burn injury case take in Augusta, GA?
We’ve represented many burn victims through the years. One of the questions they ask us is how long it takes to resolve a burn injury case in Georgia. The answer is the statute of limitations for burn injury cases is two years. The case needs to be settled within the two-year anniversary or a lawsuit needs to be filed.
It’s important to find an attorney that has experience with fire and burn injuries so that attorney can prosecute the case as quickly as possible. That attorney can investigate the cause of the fire or the burns, who’s responsible, the amount of insurance coverage. That attorney can get medical bills, medical records, photographs from the burn center of the burns and present those damages to an insurance company to get fair and just compensation. If the insurance company does not act in a reasonable or fair manner, a lawsuit would need to be filed within two years. If you have any questions about your fire or burn injury case, please free to give us a call. We’d be happy to talk with you.
4. What should I do if I was seriously burned in Augusta, GA?
We’ve represented victims of fire and burns for over 35 years. As such, we have a couple of tips for potential clients about what they should do if they’ve been in a fire and been burned. If you’re reading, you may have similar questions.
It’s important to tell your employer that you were burned and have your employer send you for medical treatment if you’re burned at work. If you’re not burned at work, seek appropriate medical attention at the burn center in the area where you live. It’s also important to not talk to insurance representatives. Insurance companies are trained to get information favorable for their company and not favorable for the burn victim.
Lastly, hire an attorney that has experience in burn and fire cases. That attorney can investigate, hire experts, and get with authorities and find out who is responsible for this fire or this burn. If you have any questions about your fire/burn case, please feel free to give us a call. We’d be happy to help.
Were you or a loved one injured from a burn in Georgia and have questions? After checking out our 4 burn injury questions, contact the experienced Georgia burn injury lawyers at Nimmons Malchow Johnson today for a free consultation and case evaluation.
We can help get your life back on track. Let our experience and dedication work for you.
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