Shelnutt & Varner, Attorneys at Law

Burn Injuries

Burn injury is one of the worst types of injury a person can sustain. Not only is the pain from burns excruciating, but the disfigurement that often results can be emotionally challenging as well.

Heat burns can happen anywhere there is a source of ignition. Auto accidents involving damage to the gas tank are volatile scenarios where explosion is possible. Chemical burns can happen if dangerous products are not properly labeled or stored away. Electrical burns happen when wires are left exposed or wiring is done improperly. If you are caught in a fire on another’s property, was it negligent or careless behavior that started the fire?

At Shelnutt & Varner, it is our duty to find out what actions led to the unsafe situation and caused you or your loved one’s burn injuries. Was a light socket overloaded, a candle left burning, or a gas leak present? Did the fire spread rapidly due to the presence of an unsafe, flammable material or chemical? Our investigative team will dig deep to provide you with answers and to find out who is responsible for the life-altering burn injuries your family is facing. Please call 256-547-4988 for a free consultation to discuss your case at our office.

Types of Burn Injury Claims We Accept

The experienced attorneys and paralegals at Shelnutt & Varner handle burn injury claims for all types of accidents including:

  • Home fires
  • Dangerous premises
  • Electrical fires
  • Chemical burns
  • Gas tank explosions
  • Auto Accidents
  • SUV rollovers
  • Arson
  • Gas leaks and fires
  • Dangerous products
  • Scalding accidents
  • Second, third, and fourth degree burns
  • Asphyxiation/smoke inhalation
  • Heater/furnace malfunctions
  • Propane
  • Kitchen fires
  • Negligent utility service/repairs

Compensation in a Burn Injury Case

Depending on the type and degree of burn injury, treatment can be extensive and require substantial funds. Deep scarring may require plastic surgery, lung damage can require costly medications, and damage to muscle, joints, tendons, and bones may require months or even years of rehabilitation therapy.

If you or your loved one is suffering from severe burns, our burn injury legal team can help you understand your legal rights. If we believe your injuries resulted from negligence, you may be entitled to compensation to cover medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and other effects of the accident. We understand the needs of burn injury victims, and we can help your family fight for justice with aggressive legal strategy and sincere compassion.

To find out if Shelnutt & Varner is the right firm for you, please review our burn injury resources page. When you’re ready to take action, please seek skilled legal advice by calling Shelnutt & Varner at 256-547-4988. We can also be reached online to schedule a free consultation.

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