Boca Raton Burn Injury Lawyer

Suffering a burn injury is one of the most traumatic and painful things any person can endure. With severe burn injuries, you will likely require extensive surgery, lengthy hospitalization, and rehabilitation.

Burn victims are also more prone to secondary illnesses and infections. It’s not fair that someone else’s negligence can lead to so much pain and destroy your finances. This is why you need to contact The Law Offices of Scott J. Senft today to help make things right. The burn injury lawyers on our team will fight for your compensation and hold the responsible party accountable to help you move forward with your life.

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The Most Common Types of Burn Injuries

When you or someone you love has been impacted by any type of burn injury, it is imperative that you speak with a Boca Raton personal injury lawyer who represents burn injury victims. With a Boca Raton burn injury lawyer on your side, you will have the best chance of recovering maximum compensation for your damages.
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In a burn injury case, knowing which type of burn injury you have sustained is important. Burn injuries are classified into four categories based on how deeply the skin is damaged.

First-Degree Burns

It is very common for a first-degree burn to be called a superficial burn since this burn injury only affects the first layer of the skin. First-degree burns are mild and most often don’t need medical treatment. The exception is when these minor burns are large and painful. The burn site will appear red and dry; while it will be painful, there will be no blisters. It’s less likely that this burn injury will cause long-term damage to your tissues.

Second-Degree Burns

Second-degree burns are more severe as they affect the outer skin layer and part of the second skin layer. Second-degree burns can be incredibly uncomfortable and require several weeks to heal. They will impact large areas of your skin and are more prone to serious complications and infections.

Third-Degree Burns

Full-thickness burns or third-degree burns destroy both layers of your skin. You should hire a burn injury lawyer to represent you when you are suffering from a burn injury caused by another person or entity. Third-degree burns are very severe and may leave you with permanent damage to your bones, muscles, and tendons.

Fourth-Degree Burns

This is the most extreme and catastrophic of burn injuries because it can leave the victim with no feeling in the burnt area because it destroys their nerve endings. When someone suffers from fourth-degree burns, their lives will forever be changed by this severe burn injury that can lead to further health complications and even death.

The burn injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Scott J. Senft will not rest until the at-fault party pays for the physical pain you have been forced to endure. Contact our law office today to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney in Boca Raton.

Common Causes of Burn Injuries in Boca Raton

Burn injuries often result from another person’s negligent or careless actions. We see them in car accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, workplace accidents, and other types of cases. These painful injuries may also result in a wrongful death claim.

The leading causes of burn injury in adults are smoking and open flames, while children are most prone to scalding. Your Boca Raton burn injury lawyer can represent you for burn injuries from a variety of causes.

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Construction Accidents

Workplace injuries that involve burns are unfortunately common for construction workers and those in industrial jobs. Electrical burns, chemical burns from toxic chemicals, gas explosions, and thermal burns can permanently disfigure a worker.

Defective Products

You may have a defective electrical appliance in your home that can spark or catch fire. This can leave you with contact burns or electrical burns. Additionally, a home may catch fire due to faulty wiring, causing the occupants to sustain burns as they attempt to escape.

Thermal Burns

Thermal burns can happen when you come into contact with hot objects. They can occur in a restaurant kitchen or other place of business or inside your home.

Boca Raton Apartment Buildings

Under Florida law, property owners have a duty of care to keep the premises safe. It is a huge concern for the various residents who live in apartment buildings and condominiums. The property owners must maintain the electrical wiring of the property, ensure smoke alarms are up to code, have a secure fire escape, install fireproof doors, and keep apartment fire extinguishers charged.

The Law Offices of Scott J. Senft is experienced in personal injury cases and knows how to handle a burn injury case. Contact us today to speak with a Boca Raton burn injury lawyer.

Who Is Liable in a Burn Accident?

If you or a family member suffered life-altering burns because of someone’s negligence, you need a personal injury legal team on your side. The insurance company may not provide monetary damages that are enough to cover your medical bills and lost wages.

Burn victims often find out that their lost income impacts their future as well. It’s not fair that your injuries could destroy your Boca Raton livelihood. With the help of a Boca Raton burn injury lawyer from The Law Offices of Scott J. Senft, you will have a better chance of proving that the defendant did not exercise reasonable care. We will also help you prove that they owed you a duty of care, breached that duty, and caused your injuries and damages.

If you have injuries from a burn that someone else caused, don’t delay getting medical treatment. Then contact our legal team to discuss your case with a Boca Raton burn injury lawyer. Suppose your injuries were caused by a defective product, the negligent actions of another person, a motor vehicle accident, your workplace, or your apartment building. In that case, we will be there for you to help you recover the compensation you deserve while you recover from your injuries.

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Client required surgery after a rear-end car accident causing injuries on neck and back.

Slip and fall - $100,000

Client slipped and fell at a supermarket causing her knee, hip and back injuries

Car accident - $250,000

Client was struck by another vehicle on the front left side of his car

Car accident - $85,000

Client hired an attorney who didn’t fight for her and dropped her case

Couple involved in a car accident - $300,000

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Car accident against delivery driver

Rear end car accident - $125,000

Car accident, client was rear ended while he was enjoying his vacations

Motorcycle accident - $250,000

Motorcycle accident due to a distracted driver

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Was born in Brooklyn, NewYork. He received his Bachelor of Science from University of Florida in 1988 and his Juris Doctorate from Georgia State University College of Law in 1991.

For over 32 years, The Law Offices of Scott J Senft have served South Florida as one of the top personal injury law firms.  If you or a loved one has been involved in any type of accident, do not hesitate to reach out immediately.
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If you have been involved in any type of accident, whether its a car, truck, pedestrian, or motorcycle accident, where an injury has occurred, do not hesitate to contact us. You can call us anytime of the day, including weekends. With decades of experience in this field, attorney Scott Jay Senft has a track-record of achieving incredibly favorable compensation on behalf of injured clients. Our goal is to return peace of mind by attaining compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and more.  Contact one of South Florida's top auto accident lawyers today for a free consult.

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