Los Angeles Burn Injury Lawyer

Helping Burn Injury Victims in California

The Law Office of Ronald P. Ehrman recognizes the severe physical, emotional, and financial toll that burn injuries can inflict on individuals and their families. We are dedicated to delivering compassionate and effective representation for those who have suffered burn injuries. We are here to help you navigate the legal complexities and seek the compensation you deserve.

Call the Law Office of Ronald P. Ehrman today at (213) 455-5808 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with our burn injury attorney in Los Angeles.

Common Causes of Burn Injuries

Common causes of burn injuries may include:

  • Workplace Accidents: Burns can occur in industrial settings, construction sites, or other workplaces due to explosions, fires, or hazardous materials.
  • Car Accidents: Vehicle collisions can lead to fires and explosions, causing severe burn injuries to drivers and passengers.
  • Defective Products: Malfunctioning electronics, appliances, or other products with manufacturing defects can result in fires and burns.
  • Chemical Exposure: Exposure to dangerous chemicals, either in the workplace or through consumer products, can lead to chemical burns.
  • Scalding: Hot liquids, such as water or beverages, can cause scald burns in accidents at home, restaurants, or public places.
  • Electrical Accidents: Faulty wiring, electrical malfunctions, or workplace accidents can lead to electrical burns.
  • Premises Liability: Poorly maintained properties, lack of fire safety measures, or neglecting safety regulations can contribute to burn injuries on someone else's premises.

Types of Burn Injuries

Understanding the classification of burn injuries is crucial for assessing their severity and determining appropriate legal action:

  • First-Degree Burns: Affect the outer layer of the skin and cause redness and pain.
  • Second-degree burns: Extend beyond the outer layer, causing blistering and more intense pain.
  • Third-degree burns: Damage all layers of the skin and may extend to underlying tissues, often requiring surgical intervention.
  • Chemical Burns: Result from contact with corrosive substances, causing tissue damage.
  • Electrical Burns: Caused by electrical current passing through the body, leading to internal injuries.

What Damages Could be Recovered in a Burn Injury Claim?

Burn injuries can lead to substantial damages, both economic and non-economic. Potential damages that could be recovered may include:

  • Medical Expenses: Coverage for present and future medical bills, surgeries, rehabilitation, and therapy.
  • Lost Income: Compensation for wages lost because of the inability to work during recovery.
  • Pain and Suffering: Non-economic damages for the physical and emotional distress caused by the burn injury.
  • Disfigurement and Scarring: Additional compensation for permanent physical changes resulting from the burn.
  • Property Damage: If the burn injury occurred due to property-related issues, such as a house fire, compensation for damaged belongings.
  • Loss of Consortium: Damages for the effect the burn injury has on relationships and family life.
  • Wrongful Death: In circumstances where a burn injury results in the tragic loss of life, pursuing compensation for surviving family members.

Contact Our Los Angeles Burn Injury Attorney Today

If you or a loved one has suffered a burn injury, time is of the essence. Our Los Angeles burn injury lawyer, Ronald P. Ehrman, is ready to provide the legal support you need. Contact us today for a confidential consultation, and let us guide you through the legal process to pursue the compensation you deserve. We are dedicated to advocating for burn injury victims and holding liable parties accountable for their actions.

Contact the Law Office of Ronald P. Ehrman today to get started with our Los Angeles burn injury lawyer.

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Why Hire the Law Office of Ronald P. Ehrman?
  • No Recovery, No Fee

    Clients who turn to our firm pay us nothing unless we win a settlement on their behalf.

  • We Come to You.

    Whether you are bedridden at home or in the hospital, we accommodate your needs.

  • 24-Hour Availability

    Attorney Ronald P. Ehrman extends his time, support, and dedication to all clients around-the-clock.

  • Se Habla Español

    As a bilingual firm, we welcome injury victims who only speak Spanish.