When you, a child or a loved one is seriously burned in an accident at home, the physical pain and scarring can be significant. The recovery for burn injuries can be difficult and time-intensive. Whether the injury was because of a house fire or scalding water in a bathtub, an experienced attorney can help you determine if there is a legal cause of action to help you recover from those injuries.
Missouri Residential Burns Attorney
When you think about burn injuries, many people will associate fires or explosions as the causes of these painful injuries. Unfortunately, there are many different causes of burn injuries, including:
- Stoves, ovens and other kitchen appliances
- Gas or charcoal grills
- Curling irons
- Flat irons
- Clothes irons
- Heating registers
- Water heaters
- Backyard fires and camp fires
No matter what caused the burn, these injuries are extremely painful and can leave lasting scars that are both physical and emotional. Recovering from a burn injury may involve multiple surgeries, skin grafting — treatments that can take long periods of time to complete. Complications from tissue damage, fluid loss and scarring are all possible in the treatment of burin injuries.
Determining the cause and understanding the potential liability requires the help of a skilled and experienced attorney. We will work with you and investigate the situation to examine all types of potential liability from defective products to landlord liability.
If you or a loved one has been burned in a residential accident, we understand how difficult this time can be for you. Physical injuries may be accompanied by emotional and financial struggles. We can help.
To speak with one of our skilled and dedicated Kansas City Burn Injury lawyers, contact our Kansas City personal injury law firm online or call us toll free at 816.318.7174.