Burn Injury Lawyer California

J. Chrisp Burn injury CA1The American Burn Association reported that there were 486,000 people treated for burn injuries on an annual basis and that even more injuries went unreported. The 2013 National Burn Repository Annual Report provided even more details on what causes burn injuries. In eight out of 10 burn injuries, the cause was either fire and flames or scalding, the latter being more common in children under five.

Statistically, men are more likely to suffer from a burn injury than women. The majority of the time (72 percent), burn accidents happen at home. This makes it important to be careful when heating your home in the winter or grilling in the summer. Any time you are around an open flame, exercise caution because burn related injuries are all too common. If you do get in an accident, call a burn injury lawyer in California to make sure your rights are protected and that you receive the care you need to recover.

If you or someone in your family has been burned in an accident, you are likely facing a mountain of medical bills while dealing with the emotional stress and worry caused by recovering from an accident. This can be an incredibly difficult time, especially if you are trying to deal with the insurance company and doctors on your own. As a burn injury lawyer in California, The Law Offices of J. Chrisp can represent you, so you can focus on recovery instead of your insurance claim. For a free consultation, call 1-877-524-7477.

A Burn Injury Lawyer in California Can Get You the Right Medical Care

Burn injuries can be severe, and recovering from them can take significant time, energy, and financial resources. Not only do you need to have the money to pay for your medical bills, you will probably miss a great deal of work, making it harder to bring in income and support your family. As a result, some people forgo receiving the level of medical attention they need, in order to get back to work. This is unwise, since burns can easily become infected. As a burn injury lawyer in California, I can help you by making sure you receive the best medical care and that you don’t have to pay for it out of pocket. By filing a claim, the insurance agency will pick up the tab for your medical bills while your case is pending. If your challenge is not with payment but in getting the approvals you need to see a specialist, I can help with that as well.

Treating Your Burn Injury Is Critical to Your Future Health and Well-Being

J. Chrisp Burn injury CA2After a burn, it is critical that you do whatever is necessary to prevent an infection from setting in. This requires receiving the right medical care by an expert physician and caring for your wounds per their instructions. Sometimes, this means staying in the hospital for a period of time or resting at home instead of going back to work immediately. The average hospital stay for a burn victim is eight days, so at the very least, it is common to miss work for a while. As a burn injury attorney, I can protect your rights and make sure you have a job to come back to once you are healed. This way, you can put your attention toward recovery instead of worrying about keeping your job.

Why You Should Schedule a Free Consultation With a Burn Injury Lawyer in California

Becoming severely burned is traumatic, and it can be overwhelming to try and recover physically while worrying about paying for medical bills or potentially losing your job. By working with an attorney, you have an advocate on your side who will make sure your rights are protected, your job is safe, and you receive the medical care you need.

If you or someone you know has been burned in an accident, call 1-877-524-7477 for a free consultation with The Law Offices of J. Chrisp or contact us HERE.

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