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