Hendler Flores Law represented the family of a decorated Navy Veteran who was exposed to asbestos while serving on a warship in Vietnam. He later died from mesothelioma, leaving his wife to provide for their 3 young daughters. Scott Hendler and co-counsel Michael Brickman negotiated several settlements with asbestos companies for the family, and also won a $13.8 million verdict against Owens Corning Fiberglas, a company that made asbestos pipe covering for Navy vessels. The compensation recovered was more than enough to secure the financial future of the family.
Don’t Face Burn Injuries Alone
Almost half a million people suffer from burn injuries each year in the US. Burn injuries are some of the most painful and devastating injuries an individual can sustain, and they often cause permanent damage and disfigurement. Burns can occur externally, affecting the surface of your skin, or internally, causing damage to your digestive tract or internal organs. When severe burns occur because of negligent or malicious behavior, it further complicates an already devastating situation.
If you or someone you love has experienced a severe burn and have questions about your legal rights, Hendler Flores Law is here to help. Our attorneys care about our clients. We begin by listening to your story and learning about your needs, and then we navigate through the complicated legal process for you. We act intentionally to hold responsible parties accountable for their actions that resulted in your injuries. Our goal is to allow you to focus on what is most important – healing and finding a path forward.
Life-Threatening Burn Injuries
External burn injuries range in severity from first-degree burns, damaging only the top layer of skin, all the way to sixth-degree burns that can affect the bones. Internal burns occur when dangerous substances are ingested. The most common sources of burns are:
- Scalding hot liquids
- Heat sources such as an oven or stove
- Electricity such as from an electrical cord or power line
- Chemicals such as acids, gasoline, or other toxic and flammable substances
- Ultraviolet or radiation exposure
Getting Compensation For Your Burn Injuries
If you were seriously burned because of the fault of another party, you might want to consider filing a lawsuit. As your legal representatives, we will help you determine the financial impact of your injuries, both up to the present date and looking ahead to the future. Establishing a just value for your severe burn involves taking into consideration the following:
- Medical expenses (past and future)
- Rehabilitation costs (past and future)
- Lost earning capacity
- Lost wages (past and future)
- Compensation for your pain and suffering
When we work with our clients, we take great care to consider how their injuries will affect the rest of their lives. We understand that no amount of compensation will erase the catastrophic impact of this injury; however, holding the responsible parties accountable can help bring you peace of mind during this time of crisis. By filing a legal complaint, you can ensure the financial stability of your family and help prevent similar tragedies from happening to other people. Your story can make a difference. Let us help you tell it.
Get the Help You Need to Put Healing First
If you or a loved one suffered from severe burns because of the fault of another person, help is available. Hendler Flores Law is a boutique law firm with decades of experience representing clients in severe personal injury cases. As your legal representatives, we develop a custom legal strategy for your case based on your needs and interests, because no two stories are ever the same. Contact us today for a free case evaluation. We look forward to speaking with you.
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