Who can file a personal injury lawsuit for a burn injury?

Any victim who suffers burn injuries as a result of another party’s negligent or reckless act or behavior can pursue damages for the losses those injuries cause them. Some of the common scenarios that may result in this type of injury case include:

  • An at-fault party handling a hazardous material in a negligent away and spills it on the victim, causing burn injuries
  • An at-fault party causes a fire to start that results in the victim sustaining burn injuries
  • An at-fault party misapplies a product on the victim that causes burn injuries, such as medical staff applying some form of medication or a hairdresser applying hair dye or other solution
  • The victim is burned by a product with a defective or dangerous design or problem during manufacturing