Every day, burn victims all over the country are getting the short end of the stick when it comes to getting the compensation they need to get their life back on track after suffering from a burn injury. The people who are responsible for the burns are usually employers or big corporations of some sort, and they hire expensive lawyers to help them get away with compensating their victims as little as possible. Being in a highly stressful situation, and given very little time to think, you might find it tempting to accept whatever settlement amount they are willing to give you. However, in doing so, you could end up not having enough money to cover all the medical expenses you’re going to incur as a result of the burn injury.
As a burn victim, you’re going to face lots of medical expenses. Depending on the severity of your injury, you might need numerous reconstructive surgery to get your skin somewhat back to normal. And as with any other surgeries, it’s going to cost a lot of money to get the procedures done. Therefore, if you settle for too little, you might find yourself struggling to cover the medical bills.
Loss of Income
During the time that you’re still recovering from your burn injuries, you’re going to need to take time off from work. Thus, you need to consider this loss of income when discussing a settlement. To get a lawyer working for your best interest, contact us today.