New York Burn Injury Lawyer

Legally Reviewed By: Jud Waltman

Severe burn injuries can occur in seconds, but they cause a lifetime of pain, disfigurement and emotional distress. According to the American Burn Association, more than 400,000 burn injuries are treated every year in the United States.

Ongoing medical treatment and skin grafts have the potential to improve quality of life, but access is often out of reach due to cost. When catastrophic burn injuries are the result of someone else’s negligence, you deserve substantial compensation and access to the best treatment available.

The New York burn injury lawyers at The Lanier Law Firm are dedicated to the cause of those who are wrongfully injured. While compensation cannot reverse injuries, it can drastically improve treatment outcomes and help you experience a fulfilling life. 

How much compensation can I receive for my injuries?

Compensation in personal injury cases depends on how you received your injuries, where the incident occurred and who is liable. You may be unable to recover damages if your injury occurred at home because of an accident you caused. However, if you rent and faulty electrical wiring or excessive water heater settings caused your injuries, you may be able to recover damages.

Burn injuries require long-term care and may result in permanent disability. Compensation could be substantial. The following factors influence the amount of compensation you could receive: