What damages can a burn victim recover in their injury case? | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

A burn victim can recover both economic and noneconomic damages for the losses the injuries have caused. This can include:

  • Past, present, and future medical expenses to treat the burns.
  • Loss of income and benefits while the victim recovers from injuries. If the victim is left permanently disabled, they may also be able to recover loss of future earning capacity.
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional anguish
  • Loss of ability to perform daily activities
  • Scarring and/or disfigurement